Quote of the Day

"Some have said the AFL cannot have a similar problem as the NFL, but the situation is similar."
-- Dr. Alan Pearce, who is directing a study on the effects of sports-related head injuries in Australia, comparing injuries in the Australian Football League to the NFL. (AP, 3/9)
Monday March 11, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 191 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Shuffling The Deck

    Some Liverpool season ticket holders "will be hit with a price hike of nearly 10%" after the club announced a new six-tier ticket structure for the '13-14 season, according to James Pearce of the LIVERPOOL ECHO. There are "both winners and losers" under the plans unveiled to divide Anfield into half a dozen differently priced sections from August based on a seat's location and view. A Main Stand adult season ticket holder currently paying £780 ($1,165) "will be asked to shell out" £850 ($1,269) for the same seat next season.

  • Making Some Noise

    A survey conducted for SBD Global reveals EPL fans more passionate than NFL counterparts.

  • In High Demand

    Robin van Persie's ManU jersey is the top seller in the Premier League.

  • Using Their Heads

    Aussie football officials will meet this month to examine head injury risk.

  • Planning Ahead

    FIFA: There is "no plan B" if Rio's Maracana stadium isn't ready for the Confederations Cup.

  • Feeling The Heat

    NRL Sharks board urged to step down in wake of doping scandal.

  • Cause For Concern

    Football clubs worried about attendance, rising wage bills, survey shows.

  • Violent Reaction

    Egypt's football headquarters torched as more violence erupts in Cairo.

  • Seeing Into The Future

    News Int'l CEO Mike Darcey says EPL deal new direction for company.

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