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Former National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern once said that a successful sports franchise needed three things. Local government support, a large local TV deal and corporate support.
By week’s end, Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan’s could be the owner of London’s Wembley Stadium.
For those who missed the news of the world, Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan’s bid to take over London’s Wembley Stadium is still being reviewed by the English Football Association. Khan is willing to spend about $800 million to take over the facility.
While Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League continue to export their North American product globally, there is one sports group that does not want to step foot in America.
As the 2018 FIFA World Cup winds down, Tunisia sent out a reminder recently that it is never too early to plan ahead and try to get FIFA to choose you for a World Cup more than a decade away.
Croatia's legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. England had gone ahead with a free kick just five minutes in, dominated play and appeared headed to its first World Cup final since 1966.
Now the 47-year-old former England international is leading the team, which plays Croatia on Wednesday in England's first World Cup semifinal in 28 years. The match is riveting the Land of Hope and Glory, which won its only title at home in 1966.
Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored with headers in a 2-0 win over Sweden on Saturday, earning England's youthful team a match against either Croatia or host nation Russia for a place in the final on July 15.
For those who miss the news of the world, Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan’s bid to take over London’s Wembley Stadium was reviewed by the English Football Association this week. No decision was made on Khan’s overture
The NFL's latest fiasco is a half-baked solution for players kneeling during the national anthem and brings up the question, just whom is the league trying to placate with the stand at attention during the playing of the anthem but if you are not present then we are going to find your team mandate.