While we count it down to a special Live JABS event today at noon -- c'mon back here to see that one, and keep coming back -- we've been keeping half an eye on NFL in Toronto XXIV, the latest chapter in a story that never runs out of gas.
Dave Perkins fills us in with the latest slight twist in the plot: Ted Rogers as landlord and the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan as a shareholder in an ownership group that includes -- well, these are early days. But the Teachers?
Do we really need another Leafs-styled operations, or have we reached the point where the Leafs and their partners are the only ones in town big enough/brave enough/dumb enough to give it a go? And of course, there are the default questions that have to be asked -- do we really need the NFL? Do we want it? Can we afford it? Discuss.
And here's another question for you (we're full of them this morning): Do you really want the city to spend $9.5 million of your money on a soccer stadium?
Yesterday was one of those
European Cup Champion$ League days. Liverpool figures they got ripped off (they looked to me to have a point), Rangers lose in Europe (there's a newsflash) and here's your scoreboard.
It's almost time for NBA camps. No time like the present for a DNA test.
And I know the Red Sox are running out of pitchers, but this is ridiculous.
AL pennant races: Yankees win, Red Sox lose (Yankees by one game); White Sox win to clinch at least a tie for the wild-card spot, Indians lose (registration req'd) (Chicago by three games); Wild-card -- Indians and Red Sox tied.