Quote of the Day

"Oh, Paddy, Paddy, Paddy."
-- Rory McIlroy, reacting to being told fellow golfer Padraig Harrington had said McIlroy had a good chance of winning more majors than Jack Nicklaus. (London INDEPENDENT, 1/14)
Tuesday January 15, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 150 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Taking Control

    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. "tightened its grip on Sky Deutschland on Monday, saying it would raise its stake in the German pay-TV company to 54.5 percent from just under half in a capital increase," according to Steitz & ten Wolde of REUTERS. The move comes as media conglomerate News Corp. "separates its publishing and entertainment assets into two publicly traded companies following shareholder pressure to sell its troubled newspaper business and put a greater focus on the faster-growing TV companies."

  • Deal Is Done

    Nike makes it official, McIlroy signs on as newest pitchman.

  • Holding The Line

    EPL clubs call for financial regulations, Man City, Chelsea not onboard.

  • Widening The Net

    BT adds to sports stable with four-year deal to broadcast women's tennis.

  • Bullish On Tennis

    Victoria Azarenka becomes the first tennis player to sign with Red Bull.

  • Playing It Out

    Ronaldo says he'll stay with Real Madrid through end of contract in '15.

  • Flame On

    Sochi 2014 unveils torch, says relay may include trip to outer space.

  • A New Spin

    Rangers offer new restructure plan; Scudamore says EPL not an option.

  • The Straight Dope

    Review of Aussie cycling calls for more drug testing.

  • Into The Void

    BOA executive Chambers let go over inability to sign up new sponsors.

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