Quote of the Day

"What a statement. I didn’t have any doubts, but you always wonder how many will come."
-- Rangers Manager Ally McCoist, after the club's opening game in the Third Division drew a record 49,118 fans. (THE SCOTSMAN, 8/18)
Monday August 20, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 50 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Playing The Numbers

    Negotiations over the National Rugby League TV rights "have heated up, with representatives of the Nine, Seven, Ten and Fox networks making critically important presentations" to the NRL on Friday, followed by further talks over the weekend, according to Greg Prichard of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. According to TV industry insiders, Channel Seven is "making a strong run at taking the free-to-air rights away from long-time holder Channel Nine in the new deal." One insider told the Herald: "Seven would be the favourite at the moment. Nine would be the underdog, but don't write them off. They're still in this battle."

  • Feeling The Crunch

    The La Liga transfer market is down 83% over last year, with only $80M spent so far.

  • Catching The Big One

    Volkswagen expands football presence with deal to be official sponsor of German Cup.

  • Good Vibrations

    EPL's Scudamore says football can learn from the positive atmosphere of the Olympics.

  • Landing In Hot Water

    Leaked ad photos of Michael Phelps' Louis Vuitton ad could spell trouble with IOC.

  • Lacing Up New Sneakers

    Dwyane Wade reported to be in talks to leave Nike shoe sponsorship for Li-Ning.

  • The Disappearing Game

    Football's U.S. footprint shrinks after coverage is taken over by beIN Sport.

  • Testing The Market

    Germany's leading football talents are finding financial success in European leagues.

  • Take Your Seats

    Rio government stays local, picking Giroflex to supply seats for renovated Maracanã.

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