Race against the clock - Page 3

America's Cup deal undergoes big changes at the last minute


At press time, it was still an open question whether Ellison will go for it.

"With this latest bit of vetting by us, I think the city has done the utmost it possibly could do in putting forth the best plan it possibly could craft in such a short period of time," Mirkarimi said at the close of the Dec. 13 meeting. "I think that San Francisco stands to be the best contender for hosting America's Cup, and let that message ring well toward Mr. Ellison, and around the country, and abroad."