Quote of the Day

"I know it sounds as if we're killjoys but we have to protect our intellectual property."
-- EPL Communications Dir Dan Johnson, on the league warning fans about posting game videos online. (London INDEPENDENT, 8/15)
Monday August 18, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 38 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Best Laid Plans ...

    The "money men" in English and Scottish football have indicated that the financial rules brought in to "address the huge wealth gap between football clubs risk having the opposite effect," according to Mark Odell of the FINANCIAL TIMES. A survey by accounting firm BDO of 67 finance directors from the Premier League, the three Football League divisions and the Scottish Premiership found that 94% thought the wealth gap between the larger and smaller clubs "was widening."

  • Raising Eyebrows

    Italian coach Antonio Conte's Puma deal draws conflict-of-interest queries.

  • Sticking Around

    Samsung extends TOP sponsorship deal with IOC through Toyko Games.

  • Join The Club

    Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin about to close $8M deal with Hong Kong investor.

  • Social Scene

    Barcelona generates $40M in annual revenue from social media outreach.

  • Head Start

    FA Chair Dyke commits to funding research on head injuries.

  • Don't Share

    EPL promises to crack down on fans posting goal-scoring videos online.

  • Joining Rangers

    Newcastle Owner Ashley to up stake in Scottish Rangers.

  • Cricket Blitz

    Cricket Australia plans non-stop season in campaign to increase popularity.

  • A Little Help

    Hong Kong Open faces uncertain future as search for sponsor goes on.

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