Quote of the Day

"It's a strange thing -- I'm actually putting this resolution up to do myself out of a job."
-- Parramatta Eels Chair Max Donnelly, on his proposed changes to the NRL club's constitution that would bar former directors from serving on the board again. (THE AUSTRALIAN, 8/11)
Friday August 11, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 43 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Mind The Gap

    A £100M gap opened up between Premier League and English Football League clubs before a record TV rights deal "even took effect," according to Alex Homer of the BBC. The BBC found that the "difference in average turnovers" between Premier League and Championship clubs grew in each season from '14-16. More and more League Championship clubs "are spending beyond their means chasing a place at English football's top table."

  • Charging Ahead

    Leeds Rhinos overcome tumultuous year to remain richest Super League club.

  • A Happy Face

    Nike pays tribute to Mo Farah with 'Smile' video.

  • In The Running

    Discovery, YuppTV are "new players" in bidding for IPL rights.

  • Placing A Bet

    West Bromwich Albion signs 12BET as first sleeve sponsor.

  • Team Building

    FA says it plans to send British women's football team to Tokyo Games.

  • Changing The Rules

    Parramatta Eels boss offers proposal to banish club's former directors.

  • A Fresh Look

    Man City opens season with upgraded facilities, new Tunnel Club.

  • Total Meltdown

    Aussie clubs claim FFA boss scuttled two deals to settle pay dispute.

  • Growing Family

    AFL confirms that expansion to 18 teams is still the plan.

  • Hangin' With ...

    ... Stephen Smith, CEO of Kitman Labs.

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