Quote of the Day

"I'm going to play somewhere else, where people want to play fair."
-- Bolivian Football Federation President Marco Peredo, after resigning over "the carnival" that persists in the country's football. (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 8/17)
Friday August 18, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 48 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • On The Table

    National Rugby League clubs "filtered out of Rugby League Central" on Thursday and "immediately turned up the pressure on the players' union" after agreeing to a salary cap of A$9.4M ($7.4M) for next season -- a figure they claimed was a "massive win for the game's stars," according to Brent Read of THE AUSTRALIAN. NRL CEO Todd Greenberg "once again proved himself the master of diplomacy and negotiation" as he united a group of club officials who arrived at Thursday's meeting "fractured over the cap for next season."

  • A Work Around

    Gao bypassed Chinese law by using Hong Kong bank to fund Southampton buy.

  • Window Pain

    ManU one of several EPL clubs opposed to closing transfer window early.

  • The Big Games

    Turner to launch OTT service in fall with Champions League, Europa League.

  • Trophy Hunting

    Carling campaign will let winners take home Premier League trophy.

  • Going To Market

    News Corp., Telstra to list Foxtel on the stock market.

  • Taking The Bet

    Burnley signs three-year deal with Ladbrokes.

  • Joining Forces

    Axed Super Rugby side Western Force could merge with Japanese Sunwolves.

  • Retail Therapy

    Liverpool unwraps new flagship retail outlet at Anfield.

  • Open Spaces

    Tottenham forced to cut ticket sales for opener over security concerns.

  • Hangin' With ...

    ... Eric Black, CTO of NBC Sports Digital.

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