Quote of the Day

"If it were purely down to money, then Bayern would have no chance."
-- Bayern Munich Chair Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, explaining that the club couldn't complete with Chelsea's millions to land Pep Guardiola. (London TELEGRAPH, 1/17)
Friday January 18, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 153 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Pulling On The Reins

    UEFA President Michel Platini met with French politicians Tuesday, "as they seek to introduce controls that may curb" Qatari-owned Paris St. Germain's record spending on players, according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. Platini was invited by parliamentarians at France's National Assembly "to explain how his organization crafted its own rules that seek to punish teams playing in elite competitions if they breach cost-control regulations." Losses at European teams have grown from €700M in '08 to €1.7B in '11.

  • Vapor Trail

    New Nike ad has Ronaldo wreaking havoc to promote new boot.

  • Getting The Keys

    French carmaker Peugeot signs on as title sponsor for Brasileiro club Flamengo.

  • Strong Finish

    Big Bash scores season-high TV ratings with Perth's last-ball win.

  • A Sea Of Red

    League Championship club Derby County reports $12.8M loss.

  • No Heart Strings

    SPL lifts transfer embargo on Heart of Midlothian for players under 21.

  • Hard Sell

    NBA draws a crowd, but U.K.'s homegrown basketball still looks for attention.

  • Good And Bad

    Brazilian fans like new stadiums, not so thrilled with higher ticket prices.

  • A Good Fit

    South Korea retailer E.Land pays $170M to take over K-Swiss.

  • Trip To The Mall

    '14 Tour de France sets England route to retrace Olympic finish.

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