Quote of the Day

"Unfortunately, it didn't change anything. There was nothing."
-- Mercedes F1 driver Nico Rosberg, after testing the new "megaphone exhaust" that was supposed to make the cars louder. (LONDON TIMES, 5/15)
Friday May 16, 2014 Vol. 2 — No. 237 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Out Of Their League

    Manchester United's Champions League failure will set the club back $59M.

    ManU Exec Vice-Chair Ed Woodward said that the cost of the club's failure to qualify for the Champions League will be in the region of £35M ($59M) in lost earnings, according to Roger Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Woodward's comments came as the club "prepares to appoint a new manager to restore its ailing fortunes." ManU ended its "dismal" Premier League campaign in seventh place, meaning it "missed out on European competition next season for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century."

  • Paying The Bills

    BT to pay $34M for naming rights to Murrayfield Stadium.

  • Cost Of Crime

    Criminal gangs launder $140B a year through sports betting, report claims.

  • Renewed Relations

    Pakistan, India agree to first cricket series since '08 terrorist attacks.

  • The Home Team

    Spain's TVE takes La Roja rights to Euro '16, '18 World Cup qualifiers.

  • Staying In-House

    Bayern Munich to launch its own secondary ticketing exchange.

  • Head Scratcher

    Rugby focusing on concussions, but researchers can't find volunteers to test.

  • Adding On

    Bundesliga side Hannover 96 to invest $27M in youth academy, stadium expansion.

  • Finding A Fix

    Cricket hit with another investigation into match-fixing.

  • Calling A Truce

    Rangers board changes position, agrees to safeguard Ibrox, Murray Park.

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