Quote of the Day

"It is pretty, the best in Europe."
-- Atlético Madrid President Enrique Cerezo, on the club's new €310M Wanda Metropolitano stadium, which will open this weekend. (AS, 9/14)
Friday September 15, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 67 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Double Trouble

    The Murdoch family’s proposed £11.7B ($15.7B) takeover of Sky has been referred to the Competition & Markets Authority "for further investigation," according to Rob Davies of the London GUARDIAN. U.K. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley told the House of Commons of the decision two days after "signalling her intention to pass the deal to the competition watchdog for six months of in-depth scrutiny." The CMA will consider "not just the proposed deal’s effect on media plurality, but also the Murdochs’ commitment to broadcasting standards."

  • New Ownership

    Consortium that includes Billy Beane to buy Barnsley FC.

  • Opening Day

    Atlético will unveil new stadium with 12-hour party.

  • The Suite Life

    RFU launches new operation to handle hospitality at Twickenham.

  • The Holy Land

    Giro d'Italia 2018 race will start in Israel.

  • On For The Ride

    Mitsubishi ups the ante in extension of Gloucester Rugby sponsorship.

  • Cutting The Power

    Red Bull F1 team to split with Renault, sources claim.

  • Losing Out

    ECB shakeup will cost counties, Marylebone seats on board.

  • Ground Breaking

    Barcelona starts work on 6,000-seat Johan Cruyff Stadium.

  • Not Satisfied

    Anti-doping agencies call on IOC to extend Russia ban to '18 Games.

  • Hangin' With ...

    ... Gustavo De Mello, NBA Senior VP Strategy, Planning & Integration.

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