Stephen Barclay, chief executive officer of the America’s Cup Event Authority, spoke last week about the remaking of the 161-year-old yachting regatta and the aftermath of the death of Olympic medalist Andrew Simpson when his team’s boat capsized. This year’s event takes place July through September in San Francisco:
Hideki Matsui, Most Valuable Player in the 2009 World Series, and his former manager Shigeo Nagashima received Japan’s People’s Honor awards at a ceremony today in Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK reported.
Late in the third quarter, with his Celtics down 20 points, David Nikiel of Citigroup’s institutional equity sales in Boston bought a half dozen pals each a $12.25 shot of Crown Royal whiskey to toast the end of an inspired run.
They played in a ramshackle ballpark on the prairie during the most trying economic period of modern times. The stands were separated from the field by chicken wire, the locker room had no showers, fans parked their cars in the outfield. This was baseball in Bismarck, North Dakota, in the 1930s.