Quote of the Day

"There is very little morality in football among the top clubs."
-- Kick It Out Chair Herman Ouseley, in a "damning attack" on the FA, EPL and clubs for their responses to racism in football. (London GUARDIAN, 12/10)
Wednesday December 12, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 131 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Another NRL Blockbuster

    Telstra is "set to sign a sponsorship and digital rights agreement worth more than A$100M ($105.2M) with the Australian Rugby League Commission as early as Wednesday -- the latest deal in its push for more sports rights," according to Stensholt & McDuling of the AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW. The deal means Telstra will continue as major sponsor of the National Rugby League competition, extending the six-year, A$90M deal it signed in '07.

  • A Piece Of His Mind

    Kick It Out boss blasts FA, EPL, clubs for "moral vaccum" toward racism.

  • Long Sleeve

    Corinthians locks up two-year, $5.8M a year sleeve sponsorship with Fisk.

  • Olympic Inflation

    Three companies fined $113K for selling London '12 tickets at inflated prices.

  • Play Ball

    Korea Baseball Organization gives OK for 10th team to join league.

  • Kicking Up Campaigns

    Nike, adidas launch campaigns linked to weekend football heroics.

  • Short Honeymoon?

    Del Piero "frustrated" by Sydney FC stalling on contract for second season.

  • Piping Up

    Brasileiro club Santos signs two-year, $3.4M deal with Corr Plastik.

  • Rescue Rejected

    Local council votes no on $1.2M bailout of Salford City Reds.

  • Jurassic Golf

    Australian PGA Championship looking for new home after run-in with course owner.

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