Quote of the Day

"We have a huge mess on our hands, money is missing everywhere."
-- German 3rd League club Alemanni Aachen Chair Meino Heyen, on the club's precarious financial situation. (DPA, 10/31)
Thursday November 1, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 102 Print This Issue

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  • Another Big Payday

    Football Federation Australia is set to sign a four-year, A$160M ($165.9M) broadcasting rights deal with Fox Sports and SBS, beginning July 1," according to Roy Masters of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Football "is the third code to cash in on TV's need for live action." Fox Sports "will pay about A$32M a year, and SBS A$7M to broadcast the A-League's five games a week, including one free-to-air game on SBS, together with World Cup qualifiers." FFA's current seven-year TV deal is A$19M a year, meaning football "has doubled its broadcasting revenue."

  • A New Twist

    NFL in talks with London mayor about becoming anchor tenant for Olympic Stadium.

  • Setting The Table

    IMG lines up U.S. sponsorship candidates for China's Super League.

  • Renewed Energy

    Spanish Football Federation extends deal with CEPSA.

  • Change Of Scenery

    Sermanni leaves Aussie women's football team to coach U.S.

  • Tip Of The Cap

    NRL club gets creative with salary cap to try and keep star players.

  • Crash Landing

    Cheshire Jets forced out of British Basketball League.

  • Spreading The Word

    Sunderland's Invest In Africa sponsorship is paying dividends.

  • Thumbs Down

    Indian cricket board unenthusiastic about playing night matches.

  • Thrown For A Loop

    Horseman's group in "crisis" mode after new chair walks out.

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