Author: Chris Lesley

The Wash Up 19th-26th November

The Wash Up 19th-26th November

– David Beckham has been jetsetting around my great land this week, with his LA Galaxy going down to Sydney FC 5-3. One of the highest paid players in the world, Beckham has bizarrely...

The Wash Up 12th-19th November

The Wash Up 12th-19th November

Some stories you may have missed last week… – IMG has beefed up it’s company by acquiring Host Communications. [IMG to acquire Host Communications] Host provides marketing services for the NCAA and many Division...

The Wash Up 4th November-11th November 2007

The Wash Up 4th November-11th November 2007

– As many of you heard, Curt Schilling has re-signed with the Boston Red Sox. However, this was not a simple contract. Although he is guaranteed $8 million dollars, his incentive structure has ability...

The Wash Up 29th October-4th November

The Wash Up 29th October-4th November

Apologies for the delay in The Wash Up this week, Melbourne Cup fever has taken over my town. – Rory Sabbatini is getting paid US$200,000 to appear at the Coolum Masters in Australia later...

The Wash Up 22nd-28th October 2007

The Wash Up 22nd-28th October 2007

Here’s some stories you may have missed over the week… – The Indian Cricket League is starting to gather some steam, with several Australian players joining the Twenty20 tournament. [Australian stars sign with IPL]...

The Wash Up 15th-21st October

The Wash Up 15th-21st October

– It happens every year (unless the Yankees win) but predominantly the teams competing in the MLB World Series have some of the lowest paid rosters. Of last weeks four finalists, only the Boston...

The Wash Up 8-14th October 2007

The Wash Up 8-14th October 2007

– Tony Romo, the Dallas Cowboy Quarterback is poised for some big marketing deals in the future [The selling of Romo]. His jersey is now the 9th highest selling NFL Jersey, and he is...

The Wash Up 1st October-7th October

The Wash Up 1st October-7th October

– With the Australian Federal Election fast approaching, both parties have made their pledges for the minimum they’ll spend when it comes to sport. The current Federal Government has promised a minimum of $129...