Quote of the Day

"They have made it so difficult now that unless you have a bag full of cash you are going to get turned down."
-- Former Doncaster Rovers Chair John Ryan, announcing that he and One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson were turned down by the FA in a bid to take over the club. (BBC, 7/18)
Monday July 21, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 18 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • On A Shopping Spree

    Arsenal paid a transfer fee of $60M for the services of Alexis Sanchez.

    Premier League "transfer spending this summer has risen" by £60M ($103M) from the same point last year, according to the BBC. The increase, to £360M ($615M) from £300M in July '13, "means this transfer window is likely to surpass the record" of £630M set last year, according to Deloitte's Sports Business Group. Deloitte consultant Alex Thorpe said, "This summer transfer window has so far seen a higher level of spending than in any previous summer window."

  • Super League Hero

    Hero MotoCorp signs on as title sponsor for new Indian Super League.

  • Cooler Heads

    BBC, unions agree to deal that averts Commonwealth Games strike.

  • Price Hike

    EPL clubs draw ire of fan groups for hiking ticket prices.

  • A Cold Drink

    PepsiCo's Gatorade brand to sponsor Legia Warsaw youth academy.

  • Endorsing Change

    Olympic leaders back Bach's call for TV network, change to bidding process.

  • Weighing Options

    Former Real Zaragoza owner delays decision on selling shares.

  • Getting The Boot

    Spanish Basketball League will feature 17 teams after Bilbao Basket is dropped.

  • Running Late

    Pan Am Games organizers say venues behind schedule, but on budget.

  • Fading Star

    One Direction singer, partner drop bid to take over Doncaster Rovers.

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