Quote of the Day

"If he was an English man making this kind of comment, politically, he would be completely out."
-- Man City Elite Development Squad Manager Patrick Vieira, on Carlo Tavecchio's election to head the Italian Football Federation despite racist comments he made about African footballers. (London TELEGRAPH, 8/11)
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 35 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • When In Roma

    UniCredit sells stake in AS Roma to James Pallotta for $44.17M.

    Italian bank UniCredit has agreed to "sell its entire stake in the holding company" controlling Serie A side AS Roma to U.S. investor James Pallotta for $44.17M, the companies involved said in a statement, according to Danilo Masoni of REUTERS.

  • Preseason Drills

    Marketers finalize strategy as EPL season approaches opening week.

  • Anger Management

    Premier League officials to meet with fans angry over ticket prices.

  • Election Day

    Tavecchio election as Italian football president ignites controversy.

  • Attention Grabber

    Nissan using Champions League sponsorship to recharge brand's image.

  • New Beginning

    London's Twickenham to host final of first European Rugby Champions Cup.

  • Catch The Wave

    ASP overhaul bears fruit as viewership, attendance climb.

  • Losing A Perk

    Newcastle United coaches "angered" after owner eliminates free tickets.

  • Time To Renew

    German Football League re-ups licensing deals with EA, Topps.

  • Wasting Away

    Time wasting, stoppages costing NRL $37M a year in TV revenue.

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