Quote of the Day

"It may all come down to how much money 21st Century Fox is willing to pay."
-- European media analyst Claudio Aspesi, on whether Rupert Murdoch's proposed summer football tournament will prove successful. (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 7/1)
Tuesday July 2, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 16 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Giving Something Back

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives for a press conference in Rio de Janeiro Monday.

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter "responded to criticism" of the cost of staging the 2014 World Cup in Brazil by pledging to give at least $100M from profits back to the country, according to Rob Harris of the AP. FIFA gave South Africa $100M to invest in development projects after the 2010 World Cup, but had not previously said it would establish a similar "social fund" after the 2014 tournament to Brazil.

  • Get In The Game

    German agency group Jung von Matt opens sports marketing operation.

  • Blown Out

    FIA gives Pirelli go-ahead to test tires after rash of blowouts at British GP.

  • Going In-House

    Portuguese club Benfica will broadcast home games on its own channel.

  • Filling The Pipeline

    Murdoch's proposed football league would feed pay-TV outfit's content needs.

  • Still Off Limits

    Rangers reinstatement to SPFL doesn't open door to European competition.

  • New Ties

    ManU teams with Thai telecom True in three-year deal.

  • 'Sugar Daddy'

    Chelsea's Abramovich credited with changing landscape of Premier League.

  • Bonus Battle

    Scottish clubs balk at paying SFL CEO Longmuir's $152K bonus.

  • A New Hutch

    NRL's Rabbitohs have plan to build $17.6M high-performance center.

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