NU basketball team
to host crab feed
The Nevada Union basketball team is hosting an all you can eat crab feed Saturday at the St. Canice Center in Nevada City.
The dinner will also serve pasta, soup and salad for $40 per plate, $45 at the door, with all proceeds going to benefit the Nevada Union boys and girls basketball teams.
The event will also have a live and silent auction and a no host bar.
Dinner is served at 7:30 p.m.
For further details contact Dawn Stefani at (530) 432-1435.
—The Union staff
Reader sues Armstrong over drug-use denial
SAN FRANCISCO — An aide to former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he was so taken by Lance Armstrong’s first memoir of battling back from cancer to win the Tour de France multiple times that he immediately read it “cover to cover” and recommended it to several friends.
Now he wants his money back — and then some.
Rob Stutzman and several others who bought Armstrong’s “It’s Not About The Bike” and “Every Second Counts” have filed a lawsuit in Sacramento federal court. It alleges Armstrong duped them into believing the books were inspirational true accounts of the cyclist’s accomplishments done without performance-enhancing drugs.
The lawsuit accuses Armstrong and the books’ publishers of committing fraud, false advertising and other wrongdoing for publishing the cyclist’s vehement denials that he wasn’t a cheat.
Goodell: Don’t sweat weather for 2014 Super Bowl
NEW YORK — Super Cold? NFL officials aren’t just bracing for potential wintry weather at next year’s Northeastern Super Bowl — they’re embracing it, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday.
The first Super Bowl ever in the New York metropolitan area is almost exactly a year away in a region currently clenched by bitter cold, reviving chatter about whether the weather will chill fans’ enthusiasm. But Goodell said the league would be prepared if there’s snow, ice or low temperatures for the game on Feb. 2, 2014.
“Football is made to be played in the elements,” he said as he and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg previewed a week of city events leading up to the championship at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., home of the Giants and Jets. Pre-game parties and other activities also are set in New Jersey.
“We’re going to celebrate the game here, we’re going to celebrate the weather and we’re going to make it a great experience,” Goodell said.
Jets owner Woody Johnson acknowledged that “this is going to be challenging.” But, he added, “it’s going to be a lot of fun. ... We have to welcome this weather, and we will.”