Quote of the Day

"When you've got precedent of a tsunami [the NFL pay out] coming your way the best thing to do is to build your defense properly so you can withstand the tsunami. "
-- FA senior doctor Ian Beasley, warning English professional football could face a wave of concussion-related legal claims. (London DAILY MAIL, 8/9)
Monday August 11, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 33 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Global Push

    Bayern Munich played in the 2014 MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday.

    German Football League (DFL) CEO Christian Seifert "is expecting drastically higher income from int'l TV rights," according to Joachim Hofer of the SID. Seifert said that the medium-term goal is generating €200M-€250M ($268M-$335M) per season. The Bundesliga currently makes €70M ($94M) annually for the marketing of its int'l TV rights.

  • Showing Interest

    Puma confirms interest in entering a strategic partnership with Borussia Dortmund.

  • Radio Silence

    Indian Premier League clubs demand compensation from BCCI for playing in the UAE.

  • Back To Business

    Attention shifts back to the future of F1 after Bernie Ecclestone settles bribery trial.

  • Transatlantic Deal

    Sunderland, D.C. United will share 'expertise, benefit and promotion' in new partnership.

  • Price Analysis

    The Premier League risks losing a 'generation of young fans' due to high ticket prices.

  • Open Arms

    NSW minister outlines plan to bring top U.S. leagues to Australian state.

  • Head Games

    Concussion-related legal claims could hit English professional football, FA doctor warns.

  • Take Two

    South Asian broadcaster Ten Sports secures rights to Capital One Cup, Sky Bet Football League.

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