Quote of the Day

"You were always going to have this transitional period, when it was not clear if United would carry on winning. But this is the nightmare scenario, as opposed to the seamless transition."
-- Coventry University Sport Business Strategy and Marketing Chair Simon Chadwick, on strugging ManU's recent loss of stock value. (London DAILY MAIL, 1/13)
Tuesday January 14, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 148 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A Bear Market

    ManU's value has fallen following a recent string of losses.

    The value of ManU "has dropped by a staggering quarter of a billion pounds in the last four weeks," according to Alex Bell of the MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS. Despite registering its first win of the year on Saturday, ManU "lost three games on the bounce prior to that" -- for the first time since '92 -- and it "appears to have been having a knock-on effect on its New York Stock Exchange share price."

  • Rolling The Dice

    Marketing execs say Sochi Games turning into a risky ad bet.

  • Pedal Power

    Giant becomes title sponsor for former Argos-Shimano cycling team.

  • Nine Tonight

    Liverpool takes on nine new global broadcast partners.

  • All Dressed Up

    H&M enlists Swedish Olympians to launch new sportswear initiative.

  • Need For Speed

    Australian Open players suffering through fast courts, baking heat.

  • Song And Dance

    Shaun White buys majority share in Air & Style snowboard series.

  • The New Boss

    Former Japanese PM Mori agrees to chair Olympic committee.

  • Sit A Spell

    New FIFA advisory panels to study use of "sin-bins."

  • Bites The Dust

    World Test Championship on hold due to lack of interest.

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