Quote of the Day

"The Super Bowl won't be played anywhere where we don't have a franchise."
-- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, commenting on the possibility of the NFL title game being played in London. (London DAILY MAIL, 10/27)
Monday October 28, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 98 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Bucking Economic Trends

    Players of Flamengo celebrate their Brazilian Cup victory against Botafogo.

    Brazil's economy "may be facing a slowdown but there is one business in Latin America’s largest economy that is reporting record growth rates: football," according to Joe Leahy of the FINANCIAL TIMES. A study by Itaú BBA bank indicated that the revenues of Brazil’s top 24 teams grew an average 32% in '12 to reach a total of almost $1.4b thanks to "booming television broadcast income" -- even though the economy expanded only 0.9%.

  • Delaying Action

    Indian Super League pushes kickoff back to September '14.

  • You've Got Real

    Bill Gates considers Microsoft sponsorship of Bernabéu stadium.

  • Chime In

    Chime Communications buys Just Marketing Int'l for $76M.

  • Campaign Trail

    England captain Steve Gerrard stars in Xbox int'l ad campaign.

  • Design Flaw

    ManU apologizes for promo that critics say had Nazi imagery.

  • Tightened Up

    Football rule-makers cut margin for error on goal-line technology.

  • Cutting Back

    Japan to scale down Tokyo Olympic Stadium over concern about cost.

  • West Meets East

    Liverpool to open football academy in southern China.

  • Enhancement Plan

    Olympics broadcasting CEO says digital output helps traditional broadcasts.

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