Quote of the Day

"I'm still intrigued."
-- NFL New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft, on the prospect of buying a Premier League club. (BBC, 10/12)
Friday October 13, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 87 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Costly Misstep

    Organizers of the Six Nations Championship "have been forced into an embarrassing climbdown" by having to negotiate a sponsorship deal worth £4M ($5.3M) a year less than they were "initially offered" after their approach to 150 companies for a £100M ($132.6M) agreement over six years "drew a blank," according to Mark Souster of the LONDON TIMES. Organizers reportedly rejected a £15M ($19.9M)-a-year offer from RBS, which has sponsored the tournament for the past 14 years, "in the belief that they could strike a more lucrative deal elsewhere."

  • Docu Drama

    Man City finalizing doc deal with Amazon Prime despite Sky opposition.

  • Off Balance

    New Balance drops embattled cricketer Ben Stokes.

  • Bad Timing

    Aussie Tim Cahill criticized for plugging sponsor after winning goal.

  • Picking Up

    Premier League viewership numbers up for early-season matches.

  • Making A Push

    Allianz Stadium users continue lobbying for total rebuild.

  • Taking a Look

    Patriots' Robert Kraft "still intrigued" by prospect of EPL ownership.

  • Legal Target

    Swiss authorities accuse PSG chair of bribing ex-FIFA official.

  • Bush Masters

    NRL honors vow to add matches in the bush on '18 schedule.

  • Climate Change

    British Swimming apologizes after probe finds "climate of fear."

  • Hangin' With ...

    ... Gary Verity, Welcome to Yorkshire CEO.

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