What we’re reading today: 2014 Winter Classic still in Ann Arbor, NASCAR car breakdown, Obama wants to ban assault weapons, and helicopter crashes in London
Here are some stories we're reading today:
-The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Detroit Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland said today at an appearance at Hockeytown Café that the NHL Winter Classic will be held in Detroit in 2014. The venue will still be Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, though the schedule of events prior to the game may be tweaked.
-ESPN has an interesting breakdown of the six generations of NASCAR race cars, as the Sprint Cup Series looks to run its first race in the new “Gen 6” car at the Daytona 500 in February. The car will replace the controversial Car of Tomorrow which was raced from 2007 through last season.
-The New York Times is reporting that President Obama announced plans to introduce legislation that will include a ban on assault weapons and limits on high-capacity magazines, among other things.
-CNN is reporting that two have died after a helicopter crashed into a construction crane in London. The crash reportedly injured 13 others.