Quote of the Day

"Not one England player I have spoken to believes this is a good idea."
-- Rugby Players' Association CEO Damian Hopley, opposing the RFU proposal to shorten the Six Nations competition by a week. (EVENING STANDARD, 9/20)
Thursday September 21, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 71 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Economic Boost

    Premier League side Everton's proposed new stadium at Bramley Moore Dock will provide a £1B ($1.35B) boost to the local economy -- and the project has been heralded as a "game changer" for the city of Liverpool, according to David Prentice of the LIVERPOOL ECHO. The construction of the arena is due to be completed by '22. It is estimated that £900M ($1.21B) will be added to the region's economy -- "even before the stadium is completed."

  • Tap On The Shoulder

    Leeds United signs local firm Southerns as first sleeve sponsor for cup matches.

  • Joining The Party

    EPL hopes for another big TV payday with Amazon expected to join bidding.

  • Added Incentive

    France offers World Rugby an extra €34M for rights to host 2023 World Cup.

  • The High Seas

    Prada poised to take naming rights for America's Cup Challenger Series.

  • Self-Inflicted

    Burnley sponsor Ladbrokes apologizes to club after slamming players.

  • Over The Line

    U.K. ad watchdog bans Mayweather ad from Paddy Power.

  • The Last Straw

    FA fires women's coach Sampson after new allegations surface.

  • Bigger Issues

    Liga MX clubs cancel matches, rally to support earthquake relief.

  • A Better Vue

    Super League's Wakefield Trinity has £12M plan to upgrade Belle Vue stadium.

  • Forever Young

    Chelsea faces another investigation over alleged underage signings.

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