Quote of the Day

"We associate with IPL because we think cricket is like next to God in the country."
-- PepsiCo Chair and CEO Indra Nooyi, on the company maintaining its relationship with cricket despite the ongoing scandals. (PTI, 11/12)
Friday November 15, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 112 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • The Rich Get Richer

    Manchester United was valued at $2.6B at the close of Wednesday's trading.

    ManU highlighted the "soaring value of television rights for live games on Thursday after broadcast and sponsorship deals pushed quarterly revenues to a record high," according to Keith Weir of REUTERS. Premier League clubs are "benefiting from a battle" between pay-TV company Sky and BT for "supremacy in the sports market." ManU Exec Vice-Chair Ed Woodward said, "The value of content is rising. Sport is the must-have content and football is the world's No. 1 sport." Woodward added that the new BT deal would be worth upwards of £10M ($16M) a season to "English clubs playing in the Champions League, the most prestigious European competition."

  • Weathering Storm

    PepsiCo CEO says company will stick with IPL despite 'unfortunate' scandals.

  • Second Helping

    U.S. Grand Prix organizers working hard to dodge "sophomore slump."

  • Stay The Course

    Ferrari's Bisignani says consistency is key to attracting sponsors.

  • Piece Of The Pie

    Spanish players union wants 5% of league's next TV deal.

  • Free Ride

    FIA President Todt has no challengers for re-election.

  • The End Is Near

    Liga MX club Atlas sets weekend deadline for buyers to bid.

  • Almost There

    FIFA close to deal with Premier League to move Qatar Cup to winter.

  • The B Team

    Barcelona plans 6,000-seat stadium for second team.

  • Standing Down

    French football clubs have put strike on hold.

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