Quote of the Day

"I don't think that all leagues and clubs want this competition."
-- DFL CEO Christian Seifert, on the introduction of UEFA's new Nations League.
Tuesday April 1, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 204 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • A Little Bump

    Moody’s Investors Service reported that Brazil will get a “short-lived” benefit from hosting the World Cup this year, according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. South America’s largest country "is racing to finish several delayed infrastructure projects" for the June 12 start of the monthlong event where 600,000 foreign tourists and 3 million domestic travelers are expected to take in 64 games in 12 cities.

  • Another Round

    U.K. pubs get OK to stay open late for England World Cup matches.

  • Sweet Science

    AIBA shopping for PR firm to help rebuild boxing's reputation.

  • Waiting Game

    Formula E in talks with N.Y. about city race, but waits on F1 decision.

  • Social Butterflies

    Messi sits atop list of footballers with most influence on social media.

  • Knights Move

    Tinkler holds on to Newcastle despite missing deadline for loan guarantee.

  • Happy To Help

    Japan offers to stand in if '22 World Cup is moved from Qatar.

  • Thinking About It

    German football chief Seifert not sold on UEFA's Nations League.

  • A Little Help

    BCCI to pay subsidy to IPL franchises to help cover cost for UAE matches.

  • The Negotiator

    Aussie media "legend," top sports rights negotiator Ian Frykberg dies.

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