Quote of the Day

"I'm doing everything I can to put this unhappy chapter behind me."
-- Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeneß, after admitting to evading taxes of €18.5M, more than five times what he was charged with. (REUTERS, 3/10)
Tuesday March 11, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 189 Print This Issue

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  • Coming Clean

    Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeneß appears in court in Berlin on Monday.

    Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeneß "stunned a German court on Monday by admitting he had evaded taxes" of €18.5M ($26M) using a secret Swiss bank account -- "more than five times the amount on a prosecutors' charge sheet," according to Jens Hack of REUTERS. Once one of Germany's "most admired managers," Hoeneß "apologised and appealed for leniency at the start of a trial in a case that shocked Germany and prompted other tax dodgers to turn themselves in."

  • Foot Fight

    Nike, adidas square off for battle over football supremacy.

  • Social Climbers

    European clubs continue big gains in social media followers.

  • Swimming In Red

    Italian report finds that only six Serie A clubs made a profit in '12-13.

  • Hearing Crickets

    Serie A Lazio fans boycott match to protest club president.

  • A Day At The Park

    Premier League, Barclays plan fan park in Johannesburg.

  • Filling The Seats

    German Hockey League sets attendance record in '13-14 season.

  • What's The Plan

    Football League wants Coventry City to reveal stadium plan.

  • Setting Sail

    British ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty launches sports unit.

  • Fans Go AWOL

    NRL in a panic over meager opening weekend crowds.

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