Quote of the Day

"We knew the numbers were going to be bad, but nobody knew exactly how bad they were going to be."
-- Brasileiro Flamengo President Eduardo Bandeira de Mello, on the club's $350M debt. (BLOOMBERG, 6/6)
Friday June 7, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 254 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Breaking The $3B Barrier

    Football revenue in the EPL is predicted to hit a record next year.

    A study released by Deloitte showed the combined revenue of Premier League teams "will leap to more than" £3B ($4.6B) for the first time next season, according to Alex Duff of BLOOMBERG. In its Annual Review of Football Finance, Deloitte said that revenue will increase by about £600M ($935M), or almost 25%, from the '12-13 season "as income is boosted by the first year of new broadcasting deals."

  • Economic Driver

    Golf worth $1.6B to Scotland, employs more than 20,000, report finds.

  • Beckham Back?

    New Indian football league claims Beckham, Henry, Owen will headline.

  • Out Of The Reds

    Santander-owned Banesto pulls sponsorship of Spanish national team.

  • Global Ambition

    Under Armour projects $4B in revenue by 2016, fueled by int'l growth.

  • Voluntary Cut

    Spanish Football League president offers to cut own salary to help finances.

  • Oy Gevalt

    Beitar Jerusalem owner kills deal, introduces new suitor; fans claim control.

  • Bollywood Drama

    Rajasthan Royals Owner Kundra admits to betting on IPL, police say.

  • Fashion Week

    EPL champs ManU unveils new Nike kit for '13-14 season.

  • In Demand

    Bundesliga champ Bayern Munich enjoys a run on season-ticket sales.

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