Quote of the Day

"They wanted to fish here, but there were no fish left."
-- Barcelona President Sandro Rosell, complaining that Manchester City was trying to hire away his players and staff. (London DAILY MAIL, 1/15)
Wednesday January 16, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 151 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Winds Of Change

    Jamie Whincup drives the No. 1 Team Vodafone Holden during qualifying for the Sydney 500 in December.

    Seven West Media has secured free-to-air broadcast rights for V8 Supercars at a lower price than the last deal, "representing a possible watershed moment in Australian sports rights," according to Davidson & White of THE AUSTRALIAN. The two-year deal represented a "major haircut" for the sport. Seven agreed to pay about A$18M ($19M) a year in upfront annual fees.

  • Volume Control

    Australian Open criticized over "loud" center court ads.

  • Spanning The Globe

    ManU signs three-year sponsorship deals with two Chinese companies.

  • Living On The Net

    Sky Deutschland in talks with Vodafone to put programming on IPTV service.

  • Jumping Ship

    Rangers' Charles Green hints at moving to fifth tier of English league.

  • Going Fishing

    Barcelona President Rosell says Man City raiding club's players, staff.

  • Price Point

    Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg pays dearly for points in standings.

  • A Sad Day

    ATP chief Brad Drewett announces he has ALS, will step down.

  • Breaking Up

    New owners would most likely break up Billabong if takeover succeeds.

  • The Money Man

    Russia's chief auditor concerned about cost to maintain Sochi venues after Games.

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