Even if the top seeded Caps’ season should end in a second round upset and at deadline time it sure looks like it will Fontana’s already playing with house money. Looking at the room full of folks rocking the red, Fontana, who opened up his restaurant mere weeks after the arena debuted in late 1997, knows where his brisket is sauced: “Hockey’s great for us,” he says. “The bigger the game, the better.” (Full disclosure: Fontana is a longtime friend.).
The cost of running a sports team and owning a franchise is incredibly high these days. We may see ticket revenue sliding over the next few years, as you can look at any of these games now on your computer and you don necessarily have to show up. The entertainment value of being there has to be really strong for the fans.
Crank turned the corner down the sideline and Putnam star Randy Cooper, “Mr. Bluegrass” Rannie Cooper’s son, had a shot at him. He reached up around the shoulder pads and came away with a handful of jersey as Crank, with shoulder pads flapping, finished off the touchdown run.

The first letter I found lying by the copier. It was to a famous actor, thanking him for a significant donation. Apparently, he donated regularly under the name “Anonymous.” Seeing the letter made me think about how many Hollywood actors got their start at the company.
We sold pretty much every square centimeter or inch of any stadium from South Florida to Vancouver and back again. The last part is, this interfere with other sponsorship rights that are already existing for clubs? And that may be a place where this pilot program may prove a little thornier than we think. You could probably make a different business case for each of the leagues.
Point guard Kiwane Garris, who was back in Champaign on Saturday with a smile supporting his alma mater, has been all but forgotten by many. That shouldn’t happen. Richardson, Frank Williams, Kendall Gill, Deron Williams and Luther Head and Bruce Douglas? You’re probably impressed with the star quality of guards who roamed the court at Illinois..

Vancouver, BC: MARCH 08, 2016 Team Canada practices at BC Place stadium in Vancouver, BC Tuesday, March 8, 2016 in anticipation of the Canada Sevens rugby tournament being held this coming weekend.The decision comes on the heels of last month’s failure to qualify for the Olympics, as well as two difficult seasons on the Sevens World Series.”There’s no doubt we’re very disappointed we’re not there,” Dixon said on aconference call. “It was very attainable.””It’s about performing under pressure and performing on demand. And unfortunately we weren’t able to do that at critical moments in the season,” he said.”We hope and feel confident that with achange, we can improve those factors and get results at the times that are critical to the program,” he said.It was a tough go for Middleton, a Zimbabwe native. He was hired to replace a very popular predecessor, Geraint John, and because of his visa status, missed all of the team’s 2014 pre season, only joining the squad in the week before the 2014 Dubai Sevens. In his second season, injuries didn’t help, as many veteran players struggled with their fitness.