Quote of the Day

"We didn't say that we rejected the tax, we said that we reject it in its current form."
-- UCPF President Jean-Pierre Louvel, before talks with French President Francois Hollande on the French football leagues' opposition to the new 75% tax rate. (ESPN, 10/28)
Tuesday October 29, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 99 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Testing The Market

    Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan is "in talks with investment bankers in a lead-up to an initial public offering of his English Premier League club Cardiff City," according to Anita Gabriel of the STRAITS TIMES. Industry sources said that the listing of the football club is "likely in the second half of next year."

  • Crown Jewels

    BBC faces loss of top sporting events over license fee dispute.

  • House For Two

    Tottenham working on plans for stadium that could also be home for NFL team.

  • Tossed Out

    Newcastle United bans local journalists over critical reports.

  • Small Timers

    OBS CEO says higher def has diminishing return as viewers turn to small screens.

  • Night Lights

    Channel Seven set to bring AFL games to Sunday night TV.

  • Growing Pains

    UEFA President Platini wants to increase World Cup field to 40.

  • Moving Along

    New IOC president says he's happy with Sochi preparations.

  • Hard Times

    League One club Carlisle United reports $1.1M shortfall.

  • Give It A Go

    St. Petersburg ponders Olympics bid, critics say city isn't ready.

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