Quote of the Day

"The football mafia represented by former owners of Rangers FC and Rupert Murdoch's media are to blame for some of the worst problems to hit Scottish football and must not be allowed back in under any circumstances."
-- SPL Hearts FC Chair Vladimir Romanov, on why he's voting against the Rangers. (DAILY RECORD, 6/21)
Friday June 22, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 10 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Most Bang For No Buck

    Despite not being a FIFA sponsor, Nike is the brand "most associated" with the 2014 World Cup among the Brazilian public, according to Fernando Murad of MEIO & MENSAGEM. A study by F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and the Instituto Datafolha found that 28% of Brazilians associate Nike with the 2014 World Cup. Meanwhile, adidas and Coca-Cola which are both official partners of FIFA, had respective scores of 19% and 16%. Another 21% said that they "didn't know," and 11% do not associate any brand with the event. The personality most associated with the event amongst the Brazilian public is 20-year-old Santos and Brazil national team striker Neymar.

  • Record Sales For Adidas

    Adidas ups forecast in wake of record jersey sales tied to Euro 2012.

  • Irish Ayes For NFL

    Steelers owner Rooney playing ambassador for Irish to land NFL game in Dublin.

  • BT Targeted BSkyB

    Surprise EPL-rights winner BT had plans for more of BSkyB's football turf.

  • China League Team Under Fire

    Evergrande FC owner stock plummets after charges of reckless spending on team.

  • Bryant Jersey Tops In World

    Lakers G Kobe Bryant's jersey is the most popular in the world's top regions.

  • Wakefield Gets Green Light

    Wakefield rugby club gets officials' OK to build 12,000-seat community stadium.

  • No Love From Hearts

    SPL Hearts are first team to say they'll vote no on Rangers staying in top league.

  • Wrecking Ball For Media Center?

    London mayor "examining the costs" of tearing down Olympic Media Center after Games.

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