Quote of the Day

"Golf and tennis are two of the richest and two of the most global sports, so when you reach the top in this sport, the possibilities are boundless."
-- Brand Rapport Dir Nigel Currie, on Andy Murray's earning potential after winning the U.S. Open. (London GUARDIAN, 9/11)
Wednesday September 12, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 66 Print This Issue

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  • Serving Up Sponsorship

    Andy Murray poses with the U.S. Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic Monday.

    Andy Murray's commercial earnings could "potentially triple as he catapulted himself into an elite sports sponsorship league occupied by stars such as David Beckham and Lewis Hamilton," after winning the U.S. Open Monday night, according to Lisa O'Carroll of the London GUARDIAN. Murray is now a target for global sponsors "itching for association with his sporting prowess." Murray's earnings are currently estimated at £7M ($11.2M) a year, but could reach £20-25M ($32-40M) if he is "carefully managed." Brand Rapport Dir Nigel Currie said, "Golf and tennis are two of the richest and two of the most global sports, so when you reach the top in this sport, the possibilities are boundless."

  • What Euro Crisis?

    Italian Serie A clubs to spend $1B in player wages in '12-13.

  • Focus On India

    FIFA's Valcke heads up task force to improve Indian football.

  • Sharing The Wealth

    UEFA doles out $128M to 575 clubs from Euro 2012 take.

  • Tough Love

    UEFA withholds payment to 23 clubs for non-compliance with FFP regs.

  • Pay The Piper

    Real Madrid will offer Ronaldo a new deal to keep him with club "for life."

  • A Little Help

    Hong Kong Open gets boost from USB sponsorship.

  • Missing In Action

    Rangers don't attend SPL hearing over player payments.

  • On The March

    More than 4 million viewers tune in for Olympic parade on BBC, Channel 4.

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