Quote of the Day

"No one on Earth is allowed to question my business decisions -- I won't allow it."
-- EPL Hull City Owner Assem Allam, threatening to pull out of the club if he isn't allowed to change the name. (REUTERS, 1/14)
Wednesday January 15, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 149 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Taken To The Cleaners

    Bookmakers "are reeling from an unprecedented set of English Premier League results" that the industry estimates cost it at least £20M ($33M) in payouts, according to Roger Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Coral tweeted that the weekend proved to be “one of the worst in our 88-year history,” and described Saturday as the “best ever day” for football punters. One punter won £40,000 ($66,000) on a £2 ($3.29) bet.

  • Changing The Rules

    QIPCO's "ground-breaking" partnership with Ascot includes royal events.

  • Hot Stuff

    Players, staff suffer from 100-plus degree heat at Australian Open.

  • Ready To Walk

    Hull City owner says he'll sell out if FA doesn't OK club's name change.

  • Play Ball

    Rawlings signs three-year deal for balls, gear for Aussie baseball league.

  • Cat People

    Puma puts World Cup marketing muscle behind Balotelli, Italian team.

  • Off The Radar

    Media execs say U.S. sports still searching for audience in Europe.

  • Waiting Game

    FFA Cup launch hampered by delays from state federations.

  • Rave Reviews

    Renovation puts Manuka Oval in line to host high-profile matches.

  • Addressing Issues

    Qatar '22 chief Al-Thawadi addresses bad press, misconceptions.

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