Quote of the Day

"I feel sad for sport today."
-- Australian swimming Gold Medalist Melanie Schlanger, protesting the deal offered by ASADA to Cronulla players caught up in the club's doping scandal. (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 8/23)
Monday August 25, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 43 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Looking To Cash In

    Terry Venables is launching an "offshore fund to foster young overseas talent."

    Former footballer and England Manager Terry Venables is launching an "offshore fund to foster young overseas talent, kicking off the debate as to whether investors can ever profit from one of the world’s richest sports," according to Emma Dunkley of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Venables -- nicknamed "El Tel" following his stint managing Barcelona -- has "joined forces with three former professional footballers" in a bid to raise £5M ($8.3M) for the Football Talent Fund.

  • Deal Maker

    Andy Murray poised to sign "biggest kit deal in Scottish sports history."

  • Terms Of The Deal

    Ashley ups stake in Rangers, but says he won't take over unless he sells Newcastle.

  • Takeover Talk

    Hibernian fan group maps out strategy for buying Scottish Championship club.

  • On The Stump

    Lib Dems vow to change safe standing law for Premier League if elected to power.

  • A New Look

    NSW government plans $465M overhaul of Sydney's sports venues.

  • When In Rome

    New AS Roma stadium, Stadio della Roma, OK'd as part of $1.7B project.

  • The Ladies' Tees

    Scotland's Kingsbarns Golf Links to host '17 Women's British Open.

  • Price Is Right

    ManU to pay record fee of $100M for Argentine Angel Di Maria.

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