Quote of the Day

"We were very close to signing a million-dollar-plus deal and the ACC report was a major factor in the breakdown of those negotiations."
-- Cronulla Marketing and Communications GM Patrick Woods, blaming the crime report on the club losing a stadium naming-rights deal worth $2M. (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 2/19)
Tuesday February 19, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 175 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Hottest Ticket In Town

    British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland watches the England team during a training session Wednesday.

    Rugby supporters "swamped ticketing websites" Monday morning and sold out this summer’s Lions Test series against Australia in just 15 minutes, according to Charlie Skillen of the London DAILY MAIL. Seats priced between £63 ($98) and £296 ($459) for the two Tests in Melbourne and Sydney sold out by 9:15am London time. The game in Brisbane -- the first Test of the series -- on sale an hour later, "sold out in only five minutes."

  • Sweetens The Deal

    Harris revises offer for Portsmouth FC, will give fans 15% stake in club.

  • Going To Court

    NRL club claims loss of stadium sponsor over ACC report, considers suit.

  • A Life Sentence

    Chinese Football Association metes out 33 lifetime bans.

  • Not Cost Effective

    Pirtek drops Parramatta Eels after club hikes price for sponsorship.

  • Hero's Return

    Nadal appearance sends Brasil Open to record attendance.

  • On The Dial

    BBC Radio signs on to continue horse racing coverage through '16.

  • Together Again

    Gazprom chief says Russia-Ukraine football league could be running by fall.

  • Unloading On Press

    Arsenal Manager Wenger rails at presser over report of contract talks.

  • Not Crying Uncle

    Russian officials vow to fight IOC over exclusion of wrestling.

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