Tag Archives: Soccer

Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teammate Aaron Judge #99 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Trautwig …

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Manchester United shares rise after Elon Musk jokes about buying the club

Shares of the English soccer club Manchester United Plc briefly rose by as much as 17% in premarket trading on Wednesday, after Elon Musk jokingly tweeted “Also, I’m buying Manchester United ur welcome.” Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Shares of the English soccer club Manchester United briefly rose by as …

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NFL Media, Sunday Ticket up for grabs in streaming fight

DK Metcalf, of the Seattle Seahawks, during a Meet & Greet with DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET subscribers at the DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET Lounge on Saturday Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami, FL. Peter Barreras | AP Apple is new to the sports media rights scene, but it’s already making noise. …

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Chicago Cubs owners and Citadel billionaire Ken Griffin team up to bid for Champions League holders

The owners of the Chicago Cubs and Ken Griffin, the billionaire hedge fund tycoon, have joined forces to table a blockbuster bid for Chelsea Football Club. Sky News can exclusively reveal that the Ricketts family and Mr Griffin have formed an investment group that will lodge a formal offer for …

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Major League Soccer reaches a deal to support Black banks, aiming to help close the racial wealth gap

New York City FC forward Valentín Castellanos (11) passes the ball forward against Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Chara (21) during the MLS Cup Final between the Portland Timbers and New York City FC on December 11, 2021 at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon. Brian Murphy | Icon Sportswire | Getty …

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Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich to sell Chelsea amid Ukraine war

Roman Abramovich, owner of Chelsea smiles following his team’s victory during the UEFA Champions League Final between Manchester City and Chelsea FC at Estadio do Dragao on May 29, 2021 in Porto, Portugal. Alexander Hassenstein | Uefa | Getty Images The Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich said Wednesday that he will …

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Everton suspend sponsorship deals with three Russian companies

The Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov photographed in Moscow, Russia, on March 19, 2015. Sasha Mordovets | Getty Images News | Getty Images Everton have suspended all commercial and sponsorship activities with Russian companies USM, Megafon and Yota with immediate effect in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The …

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Russia suspended from international soccer over Ukraine invasion

Russia’s Aleksandr Erokhin in action with Cyprus’ Grigoris Kastanos, Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia, November 11, 2021. Anton Vaganov | Reuters Russia’s soccer teams were suspended indefinitely from international competition by major governing bodies Monday because of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The ban means that Russia’s national team will …

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Champions League final moved to Paris after Russian invasion of Ukraine

This image, from 2016, shows the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, France. Tf-images | Defodi Images | Getty Images UEFA has moved the Champions League final on May 28 to Paris from St Petersburg, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The UEFA executive committee held an emergency meeting on Friday and …

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Private equity sports investments neared $2 billion in 2021, NBA hot

Ballboys wear gloves while handling warmup basketballs as a precautionary measure prior to an NBA game between the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena on March 9, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Todd Kirkland | Getty Images U.S. stocks made a ton of money for investors in a …

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