Quote of the Day

"It's like irreconcilable differences in a marriage."
-- McLaren F1 co-Owner Mansour Ojjeh, on the team's split from engine partner Honda. (MOTORSPORT, 10/17)
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 90 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Good Timing

    EPL side Newcastle United is being put up for sale at the "right time" by Owner Mike Ashley and is in a "healthy position," sport finance expert Dan Plumley said, according to the BBC. Ashley bought the club, which was promoted to the Premier League last season, for £134.4M in '07 and "hopes to sell by Christmas." Newcastle turned over £126M in '15-16 and Plumley, a senior lecturer in sport business management, believes it is now worth "in the region of £300M."

  • Changing Hands

    Hong Kong-based investors agree to deal for takeover of Wigan Athletic.

  • Bouncing Back

    Cricket Australia stands to benefit from Channel Ten recovery.

  • Current Affair

    HK Telecom will return as title sponsor of Hong Kong ePrix.

  • Snow Business

    BMW Germany re-ups partnerships with series of winter sports federations.

  • Turned Down

    AFL rejects transgender footballer's bid to enter AFLW draft.

  • Needing Help

    FA's child abuse investigators need counseling to cope with "harrowing evidence."

  • Taking A Stand

    Shrewsbury Town crowdfunding effort bankrolls cost for safe standing area.

  • Legacy Move

    Outgoing Supercars chief vows to land Asian race before he exits.

  • Canceled Tickets

    Olympic Council of Ireland ends deal with ticketing agency THG.

  • From The Ground Up

    A-League side Sydney FC throws support behind complete rebuild of Allianz Stadium.

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