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Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams' daughter, Olympia, just became the youngest team owner in pro sports

Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams' daughter, Olympia, just became the youngest team owner in pro sports

13 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The daughter of Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams just became the youngest team owner in pro sports at the age of 2. The new team, a National Women's Soccer League expansion...
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Natalie Portman Heads Female-Led Investor Group Launching NWSL Franchise In Los Angeles

13 days ago   |   Forbes   |   6 articles

Los Angeles will have a professional women's soccer team for the first time in a decade after a majority woman-founded group led by Academy Award-winning actress Natalie...
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Serena Williams, Natalie Portman, And USWNT Legends Part Of Female Ownership Group Bringing Women's Professional Soccer To Los Angeles

13 days ago   |   Forbes   |   6 articles

A majority woman-founded expansion group including Hollywood, technology, venture, media and sports stars was awarded the rights to a Los Angeles-based NWSL team.
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Why Delaying MLS Expansion In Charlotte, Sacramento And St. Louis Makes Sense

15 days ago   |   Forbes

There was a time when the news that Major League Soccer would be beginning a season with one or more fewer teams than originally anticipated would've suggested deeper...
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Soccer-U.S. women lend support to female business start-ups in equality push

17 days ago   |   National Post

LOS ANGELES - Members of the U.S. women's national soccer side are using their experience as female entrepreneurs to lend their support to businesses selling everything from...
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Bruce Arena Believes 2020 Major League Soccer Regular Season Will Restart By September

18 days ago   |   Forbes

The league hasn't released any specific plans outlining how it will resume league play in home markets. But on Wednesday, its all-time winningest coach said revealed when he...
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Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck fantasy soccer startup Sorare used to win funding from striker Andre Schurrle and Seedcamp

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck fantasy soccer startup Sorare used to win funding from striker Andre Schurrle and Seedcamp

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

Blockchain fantasy soccer startup Sorare just netted $4 million in a funding round backed by Seedcamp and German striker Andre Schurrle. Schurrle told Business Insider he was...
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Bored sports fans are flocking to sports video games, Electronic Arts CEO says

20 days ago   |   Fortune

The shutdown of professional sports leagues worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted fans to flock to video game sports titles instead. Soccer simulation game FIFA...
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Harena brings Rezzil's VR pro training and analytics to U.S. youth soccer

Harena brings Rezzil's VR pro training and analytics to U.S. youth soccer

20 days ago   |   Venture Beat

U.S. youth soccer associations can score access to a professional-class VR training solution through a partnership with an esports data company.
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Toronto FC's Michael Bradley Blasts Morning MLS. Do TV Viewers Agree?

23 days ago   |   Forbes

Part of the payoff for the tournament's unusual morning kickoffs was supposed to be a creative way to reach a critical mass of soccer fans accustomed to watching games in the...
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Chicago implements task force to crack down on large parties, gatherings

Chicago implements task force to crack down on large parties, gatherings

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Facebook closes on massive NYC office expansion

Facebook closes on massive NYC office expansion

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Microsoft's next big policy battle could be over its ties to China, as a GOP...

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Facebook just inked a blockbuster deal to lease the massive Farley Building...

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Microsoft Consults With Trump About Ongoing Talks To Buy TikTok From Chinese...

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Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank parent is planning to close 100 stores...

Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank parent is planning to close 100 stores imminently in bankruptcy. See if your local store is on the list

Tailored Brands could close up to 500 stores as it restructures in bankruptcy. The company owns Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank, Moores, and K&G Fashion Superstore. In a court... Read more ...

The Maryland county where Barron Trump attends school ordered private...

The Maryland county where Barron Trump attends school ordered private schools to stay closed until October, but the governor overrode the decision

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday issued an emergency order to block the county where Barron Trump goes to school from banning private schools from opening for in-person... Read more ...

A new ETF will let investors participate in the stock market's $22 billion...

A new ETF will let investors participate in the stock market's $22 billion SPAC craze

Investors may soon be able to access the growing hype around SPAC offerings with the launch of a new exchange-traded fund. The Defiance NextGen SPAC IPO ETF plans to be the... Read more ...

Kodak will issue 30 million shares for convertible-bond holders following...

Kodak will issue 30 million shares for convertible-bond holders following last week's 940% rally

Kodak said it would issue 30 million shares to holders of its convertible bonds, according to an 8-K filed with the SEC on Monday. The move is a signal that its debtholders are... Read more ...