Quote of the Day

"You don't have to sneak out of work, go to the bar, and then go back to work. You can go to the bar, drink and keep drinking."
-- ESPN analyst Alexi Lalas, on the benefit of the World Cup being playing in a time zone only one hour different than the U.S. East Coast. (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 1/11)
Monday January 13, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 147 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Spain Spreads The Word

    La Liga plans to showcase players such as Cristiano Ronaldo to the rest of the world.

    Spanish Football League (LFP) President Javier Tebas and Spanish Superior Sports Council (CSD) President Miguel Cardenal on Thursday presented the "LFP World Challenge," a new project debuting in "collaboration with Spanish businesses with the goal of spreading the values of football and business internationally," according to Juan Jiménez of AS. Tebas: "The objective is to generate confidence and value in the Spanish brand and football can play a part in this."

  • Feeling Small

    Nike, adidas face investigation over cutting off small retail outlets.

  • Grand Plan

    BBC will broadcast 1,200 hours of coverage from Sochi Games.

  • Right On Time

    ESPN expects '14 World Cup to deliver big growth over South Africa.

  • Teaming Up

    League Championship side Leeds United partners with NFL's 49ers.

  • Costly Action

    NRL studies plan to make "bad-boy" players pay for indiscretions.

  • Numbers Game

    F1 drivers given permanent numbers as part of marketing effort.

  • Under The Table

    Int'l Ski Federation president says corruption cost one-third of Sochi budget.

  • Business Decisions

    ManU owners more focused on profits than trophies.

  • Making Upgrades

    Melbourne Park will get new 5,000-seat court as part of A$338M renovation.

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