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Vince McMahon paid $5 million to Donald Trump’s foundation, WWE finds

Vince McMahon (L) and Donald Trump attend a press conference about the WWE at the Austin Straubel International Airport on June 22, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mark A. Wallenfang | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Former World Wrestling Entertainment boss Vince McMahon paid $5 million of around $20 …

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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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WWE discloses $5 million in McMahon payments, delays earnings report

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Chairman Vince McMahon (L) and wrestler Triple H appear in the ring during the WWE Monday Night Raw show at the Thomas & Mack Center August 24, 2009 Ethan Miller | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images World Wrestling Entertainment disclosed another $5 million in payments …

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WWE hints at other probes into Vince McMahon misconduct, discloses $14.6 million in payments

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 02: Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon and Triple H attend the UFC 276 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 02, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jeff Bottari | Ufc | Getty Images World Wrestling Entertainment on Monday disclosed $14.6 million in previously unrecorded expenses paid personally …

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National Football League’s new streaming service NFL+ launches at $4.99 per month

Ja’Marr Chase #1 of the Cincinnati Bengals makes a catch over Jalen Ramsey #5 of the Los Angeles Rams during Super Bowl LVI at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California. Gregory Shamus | Getty Images The National Football League now has its own streaming service. Premiering Monday, …

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Vince McMahon retires as WWE CEO after sexual misconduct probe

Vince McMahon attends a press conference at MetLife Stadium on February 16, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Michael N. Todaro | Getty Images World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon announced Friday that he was fully retiring after decades of leading the company founded by his father, a move that …

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Disney raises price of ESPN+ 43% to $9.99 per month beginning Aug. 23

ESPN Mike Windle | ESPN | Getty Images Disney is increasing the price of its sports streaming service ESPN+ to $9.99 per month, a 43% increase. The previous price of ESPN+ had been $6.99 per month. The increase will kick in on Aug. 23. An annual subscription to ESPN+ will …

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Nike is making a strategic shift in how it makes NCAA fan apparel

A Nike logo shown on a Baylor University long sleeve shirt. Nike, which has apparel and equipment deals with many college sports programs, is entering into a deal with Fanatics for college fan apparel. Maddie Meyer | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images Sports merchandise platform Fanatics is entering into …

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WWE’s Vince McMahon paid $12 million to settle misconduct allegations, report says

Vince McMahon attends a press conference to announce that WWE Wrestlemania 29 will be held at MetLife Stadium in 2013 at MetLife Stadium on February 16, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Michael N. Todaro | Getty Images WWE’s Vince McMahon paid more than $12 million to four women over …

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NFL will select new Sunday Ticket partner by fall, Commissioner Roger Goodell says

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during the NFL Football match between the Miami Dolphins and Indianapolis Colts on October 3rd, 2021 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL. Andrew Bershaw | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images The National Football League plans to select a streaming service as its new Sunday Ticket …

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