The mayor of Glendale, Ariz., which is hosting the Super Bowl, is not shy about criticizing the costs involved, particularly since the city has a reputation for betting big on sports — and paying a price for it.
Heading into the Super Bowl, an us-against-the-world theme is emerging for the New England Patriots.
As Seattle arrived Sunday in the host city for the Super Bowl, the team’s players and coach mostly played down discussions of the footballs used in New England’s A.F.C. championship game victory.
Robert Manfred wants M.L.B. to be more of a presence at the amateur level and also has an interest in reaching out to fans “with information via technology.”
Though he was a victim of Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, the Mets’ majority owner, Fred Wilpon, was viewed as the right man for the job.