Quote of the Day

"Players are not militant to the point where they will contemplate industrial action, but it is something the authorities have to get to grips with."
-- Professional Cricketers' Association CEO Angus Porter, on players' frustration at not being allowed to compete in the lucrative Indian Premier League. (LONDON TIMES, 11/13)
Wednesday November 14, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 112 Print This Issue

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  • Saving The Day

    Heart of Midlothian's Marius Zaliukas, right, is tackled in a game against Tottenham in 2011.

    Scottish Premier League side Heart of Midlothian have "done a deal with the taxman to safeguard the immediate future of the Tynecastle club," according to the Scotland DAILY RECORD. The Hearts have agreed to terms with U.K. tax authority HMRC that will "allow them to pay the outstanding £449,692 ($713,000) in two instalments." The deal means Hearts' match with St. Mirren this weekend "won't be its last." Hearts said that "the deal was made possible after a number of first-team players deferred their November salaries to a later date."

  • Leaving Early

    Aegon backs out of shirt sponsorship of Dutch club Ajax a year early.

  • Construction Zone

    Olympic construction generated $11.8B for U.K. economy.

  • Sending A Message

    Atletico Madrid's Falcão signs on as Western Union brand ambassador.

  • Going Continental

    Discovery Communications buys minority stake in Eurosport.

  • All In The Plan

    Rugby Football Union reports $10M loss, but says it was expected.

  • Power Play

    SFL, SPL brace for "bloody" battle over restructure proposal.

  • Party Planners

    UEFA moving forward with plan for multi-country Euro 2020.

  • The Prodigal Sonny

    Williams' return to NRL unpopular with some, but league is cashing in.

  • No Place To Play

    Munich sports clubs hurt by city's reluctance to build new arenas.

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