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Schalke plans to slash spending as virus strains finances

21 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany - German soccer club Schalke plans to slash its future spending because the coronavirus pandemic has piled pressure on the Bundesliga team's already...
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FIFA bans former finance director Kattner for 10 years

FIFA bans former finance director Kattner for 10 years

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

GENEVA - FIFA banned its former finance director Markus Kattner for 10 years on Tuesday for helping former president Sepp Blatter and other top managers award themselves salary...
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Bond traders may soon be ranked by their stats on baseball cards

10 days ago   |   Fortune

Wall Street bond traders may soon be immortalized in the fashion of baseball legends Honus Wagner, Willie Mays and Pete Rose if a plan by a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc...
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Hedge funds launch and close - Value investing pep talks

Hedge funds launch and close - Value investing pep talks

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week. If you aren't yet a subscriber to...
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UEFA eases club finance rules for 1 year due to the pandemic

UEFA eases club finance rules for 1 year due to the pandemic

13 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

NYON, Switzerland - UEFA has eased its rules for monitoring spending by Europe's top soccer clubs due to financial instability caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Scott Boras calls MLB's billion-dollar TV deal ‘the rectal thermometer'

Scott Boras calls MLB's billion-dollar TV deal ‘the rectal thermometer'

14 days ago   |   New York Post

As Major League Baseball and the Players Association continue their prolonged battle over finances, agent Scott Boras said the news that the league and Turner Sports had struck...
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Player and MLB pitching coach tested positive for coronavirus

Player and MLB pitching coach tested positive for coronavirus

19 days ago   |   New York Post

The finances are not the only problem in restarting a major league season. Two people involved in the game - one described as a major league pitching coach and one a 40-man...
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NCAA group recommends reducing postseason qualifiers

21 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

The NCAAs Championships Finance Review Working Group is recommending reducing the number of postseason qualifiers, which in golf means fewer regional teams.
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The wife of a former Putin ally has donated £325,000 to Boris Johnson's Conservatives as he continues to sit on a report into Russian interference

The wife of a former Putin ally has donated £325,000 to Boris Johnson's Conservatives as he continues to sit on a report into Russian interference

21 days ago   |   Business Insider

The wife of a former minister in Putin's government has become the biggest ever female donor to a political party in the UK. Lubov Chernukhin, who is married to ex-Russian...
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Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn't a ‘punk,' he's a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn't a ‘punk,' he's a patriot

25 days ago   |   New York Post

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcoming football...
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The Latest: Rockets' Thabo Sefolosha opts out of NBA restart

The Latest: Rockets' Thabo Sefolosha opts out of NBA restart

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Asterisk on the NBA title? Coaches, players say not a chance

Asterisk on the NBA title? Coaches, players say not a chance

The 2020 NBA champion, if one is crowned, will have emerged as the ultimate winner from a season that lasted more than a full year from start to finish. A season that saw... Read more ...

Sánchez stars as Inter thrashes Brescia 6-0 in Serie A

Sánchez stars as Inter thrashes Brescia 6-0 in Serie A

MILAN - Alexis Sánchez set up two goals and scored a penalty as Inter Milan thrashed relegation-threatened Brescia 6-0 to consolidate third place in Serie A on Wednesday. Read more ...

Six FC Dallas players test positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Orlando...

Six FC Dallas players test positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Orlando for MLS is Back event

With the MLS is Back Tournament set to begin July 8, FC Dallas currently is preparing without six team members who tested positive for coronavirus. Read more ...

SEC's Sankey: Federal NIL law needed for fair competition

SEC's Sankey: Federal NIL law needed for fair competition

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday there needs to be a uniform federal law to regulate the compensation of college athletes... Read more ...

Rick Pitino urges NCAA to push back basketball season amid coronavirus

Rick Pitino urges NCAA to push back basketball season amid coronavirus

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Rick Pitino has yet to see his new players work out at Iona College. He's fine with his return to college coaching being pushed back as... Read more ...

Suspect accused of football game threat enters guilty plea

Suspect accused of football game threat enters guilty plea

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A man who used Facebook to threaten a shooting at Ohio State University and vowed to hurt players on the football team and then-head coach Urban Meyer pleaded... Read more ...

Baseball's minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons

Baseball's minor leagues cancel 2020 seasons

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Baseball's minor leagues canceled their seasons on Tuesday after Major League Baseball decided not to provide any players to its affiliated teams amid... Read more ...

Minor League Baseball warns of financial doom after 2020 season canceled

Minor League Baseball warns of financial doom after 2020 season canceled

Professional baseball shut down in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The minor leagues expect to feel the effects for years. Read more ...

Tigers give $8.4M deal to Torkelson, who joins player pool

Tigers give $8.4M deal to Torkelson, who joins player pool

DETROIT - No. 1 overall draft pick Spencer Torkelson and the Detroit Tigers agreed to a minor league contract on Tuesday, and the team said the infielder will join its player... Read more ...