Quote of the Day

"Not even Mr. Jerome Valcke will use up all that capacity, though he could if he makes a lot of explosive statements."
-- Brazilian Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo, announcing that World Cup stadiums would have two 50-gig networks, and taking a not-so-subtle dig at the FIFA general secretary, who criticized the country's preparations. (REUTERS, 5/2)
Monday May 6, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 230 Print This Issue

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  • Playing Defense

    Monaco forward Nabil Dirar reacts during a match against Caen Saturday at the Louis II stadium in Monaco.

    Ligue 2 club Monaco plans to "take legal action against a French football league edict" that it must move its headquarters to France, ending tax exemption for the club's players, according to Julien Prerot of REUTERS. In a statement on Sunday, Monaco "accused French football authorities of demanding an 'outrageous' payment" of €200M ($262.2M) to stay in the French championship without having to move.

  • Getting A Boost

    Adidas reports record high profit margin fueled by launch of new sneaker.

  • Drewett Tribute

    ATP President Brad Drewett remembered as "amazing friend" to tennis.

  • The End Game

    Heart of Midlothian owner in bankruptcy court; club reports $2.6M loss.

  • Tapped Out

    Liberty Insurance replaces Guinness as sponsor of hurling championship.

  • Have A Seat

    ManU season ticket holders protest having to move for 3D camera placement.

  • Multi-Tasking

    BBC, Scottish Premier League agree on new TV, radio, online deal.

  • Staying Together

    German Football Federation, Football League extend basic treaty until '17.

  • Revved Up

    Court ruling opens door for F1 to return to Nürburgring.

  • Out In The Cold

    Chelsea fans fume over lack of Europa League tickets.

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