Quote of the Day

"I wouldn't be keen on sharing our thought process or detailed preparation. It's sport, it's not 'Big Brother.'"
-- London Irish coach Brian Smith, on BT's proposal that coaches share game plans with TV commentators to add to the coverage. (London INDEPENDENT, 1/20)
Monday January 21, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 154 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • EBay Sales Go To StubHub

    EBay will stop selling tickets to concerts, gigs and sports events on its U.K. website as the company "attempts to revitalise the ailing U.K. arm of its ticket reselling business," according to Duncan Robinson of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Advertisements for StubHub -- the ticket reselling website that eBay bought in '07 for $310M in cash -- will start appearing on the U.K. auction site starting this week, "while all customers looking for concert tickets on eBay will be redirected to StubHub from the spring."

  • What's In A Name?

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  • A Cold Soda

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  • Insider Info

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  • Hoops Alliance

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  • New Ambassador

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  • Feeling The Love

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  • Tough Talk

    FIFA President Blatter says relegation should be on table to punish racism.

  • Campaign Season

    Football fans start campaign to put cap on cost of EPL away-game tickets.

  • Down To The Wire

    Millionaire Koukash says Salford City takeover is imminent.

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