Quote of the Day

"If the Queen deems the event significant enough to attend the funeral of a former Prime Minister for only the second time in her reign, then the least we can do is to recognize the importance of the moment."
-- Saracens CEO Edward Griffiths, on the team's plan to honor the late Margaret Thatcher with a moment of silence. (London TELEGRAPH, 4/10)
Thursday April 11, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 213 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Drawing The Line

    UEFA hopes penalties such as a 10-match ban will curb racism in the sport.

    UEFA has "signalled a clampdown on racism" by proposing a minimum 10-match ban for any player found guilty of the offense, according to Jamie Jackson of the London GUARDIAN. The measure was announced by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and will be introduced next season in all European competitions. Infantino also said that "there would be partial closure of stadiums for a first incident of racist abuse by fans and a full closure for a second offence plus far tougher financial penalties."

  • Power Brokers

    Men behind three of football's top stars form global business venture.

  • Turn Up The Heat

    Premier League's Scudamore pressures clubs to OK Financial Fair Play regs.

  • Dialed In

    BBC, TalkSport, Absolute Radio extend Premier League deal for three years.

  • License To Deal

    German Basketball Federation, Bundesliga issue agent licenses for first time.

  • Grabbing The Cup

    BBC, Premier Sports takes broadcast rights for '13 Rugby League World Cup.

  • On The Clock

    FFA says Aussie FA Cup will be ready to go by next year.

  • Gaining Trust

    League One Portsmouth becomes biggest supporter-owned club in England.

  • Share The Wealth

    Sport England to put extra $37M into youth sports initiatives.

  • Narrow The Field

    Premier League looking at Hawk-Eye, GoalControl goal-line technology systems.

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