Quote of the Day

"It will finish up turning into gridiron when you get those flags thrown in all the time because there's been an infringement somewhere."
-- Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter, on the National Rugby League proposal to add a third referee to matches. (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 8/28)
Friday August 29, 2014 Vol. 3 — No. 47 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Platini Steps Aside

    UEFA President Michel Platini "will not take on" FIFA President Sepp Blatter for the leadership of FIFA, according to the BBC. The 59-year-old former France player "had considered running as a candidate in next year's presidential election." But he told a meeting of 54 European football associations in Monte Carlo on Thursday that "he wants to concentrate on leading the European administrative body instead."

  • Name Game

    IRB changes name to World Rugby as first step in rebranding campaign.

  • Opening Kickoff

    Indian Super League brings out the stars for official launch.

  • American Way

    German net Sport1 to launch weekly show covering U.S. sports.

  • A Just Cause

    Premiership rugby clubs want $20M compensation for World Cup hiatus.

  • The Whole Show

    IMG tapped to distribute int'l media rights for CONCACAF events.

  • Taking A Cut

    Football League says English clubs paid £17.7M to agents in '13-14.

  • Top Dollar

    ManU roster is the highest priced in history of English football.

  • Pay Backs

    F1's Ecclestone says he will "get even" following $100M settlement.

  • Hangin' With ...

    George P. Johnson CEO Chris Meyer talks about the plan behind launch of GPJ Sports.

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