Quote of the Day

"We do not think the fans are cows, who you milk. Football has got to be for everybody. That's the biggest difference between us and England."
-- Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeneß, on why the Bundesliga club keeps its ticket prices so low. (London DAILY MAIL, 5/2)
Friday May 3, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 229 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Help From Their Friends

    Manchester United reported record third quarter turnover Thursday.

    New EPL champions ManU recorded a 30% "increase in revenues in the third quarter on the back of more sponsorship deals," according to Roger Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. However, the club "also saw its wage bill rise" by 25% from player signings and wage demands. ManU reported revenues of £91.7M ($142M) in the three months through March 31, and increased its full-year projections by £10M ($15M) to £360M ($559M).

  • Election Day

    Bahraini Sheikh Salman elected AFC president in landslide victory.

  • Plan Comes Together

    Rugby World Cup schedule includes five games in Olympic Stadium.

  • A New Account

    Cricket Australia about to announce $51M sponsorship deal with Commonwealth Bank.

  • On For The Ride

    Despite recent scandals, cycling still good option for sponsors, study finds.

  • First Blood

    BSkyB gains initial advantage over BT with 715K new subs in third quarter.

  • Playing The Games

    Georgia won't boycott Sochi '14 despite dispute with Russia.

  • Potential Problem

    EPL club Newcastle United will face financial threat if relegated.

  • Off The Beaten Path

    Brazil's Fortaleza wraps Cup stadium on time, without overruns.

  • Stay On The Road

    DTM extends partnership with Korean tire maker Hankook through '16.

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