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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee finances in peril with Tokyo Games delayed

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Records show the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee was operating at a considerable deficit before the coronavirus postponed the Tokyo Olympics.
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7-Eleven's Japanese parent pushes U.S. expansion with $21 billion deal for Speedway

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Seven & i Holdings Co., the world's largest convenience store franchiser, agreed to buy Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s Speedway gas stations for $21 billion, betting that an...
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Report: NBA raises insurance payout to $2.5 million for career-ending injuries

6 days ago   |   NBC Sports   |   3 articles

The NBA and players' union also agreed to keep taking 25% of players' paychecks to balance league's finances.
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Finance firm founder gets 6 months in college bribery scam

7 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER The founder of a Silicon Valley venture capital firm was sentenced Wednesday to six months behind bars for paying about $450,000 in bribes to boost his...
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CAS condemns Man City for conduct while overturning Euro ban

CAS condemns Man City for conduct while overturning Euro ban

8 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Manchester City was “strongly condemned” by a Court of Arbitration for Sport panel for obstructing the investigation into its finances that led to the club being fined €10...
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How shortened season impacts MLB's few true aces like Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom

How shortened season impacts MLB's few true aces like Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom

13 days ago   |   New York Post

The 2020 baseball season, if it finishes, will go down as The Year of the Pandemic. The Year of the Sprint. The Year of the Unseemly Battle Over Finances. The Year of the Ace?...
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Erie County executive wants Bills to use “Veterans Stadium” name

20 days ago   |   NBC Sports

New Era Field is out. A new name will be adopted for the stadium in which the Bills play. Erie County executive Mark Poloncarz, whose name comes up whenever issues regarding...
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Bills add Jason Sinnarajah as VP of Business Administration

28 days ago   |   NBC Sports

The Buffalo BIlls hired Jason Sinnarajah as their new Senior Vice President of Business Administration. The hiring of Sinnarajah was paired with the hire of Mike McFarlane to...
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Sammy Watkins Says He Prioritized Contending over Money with New Chiefs Contract

28 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Finances weren't Sammy Watkins ' sole focus as he pondered his next move this offseason. Watkins signed a one-year, $7 million contract to return to the Super Bowl champion...
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Schalke plans to slash spending as virus strains finances

1 month 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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Williams, Brown leads Celtics to 149-115 rout of Nets

Williams, Brown leads Celtics to 149-115 rout of Nets

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jaylen Brown scored 21 points, Robert Williams had a career-high 18 points in 19 minutes, and the Boston Celtics rolled past the Brooklyn Nets 149-115... Read more ...

Darvish pitches Cubs past Royals 6-1 for 6th straight win

Darvish pitches Cubs past Royals 6-1 for 6th straight win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yu Darvish pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the skidding Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory. Read more ...

Scherzer exits; Porcello gets 150th win, Mets top Soto, Nats

Scherzer exits; Porcello gets 150th win, Mets top Soto, Nats

WASHINGTON - Nationals starter Max Scherzer exited because of a hamstring problem after laboring through just one inning Wednesday night, overshadowing Juan Soto's eventful... Read more ...

Calhoun's inside-the-park HR sparks D-backs past Astros 14-7

Calhoun's inside-the-park HR sparks D-backs past Astros 14-7

PHOENIX - Kole Calhoun hit his first career inside-the-park homer with the help of a crazy bounce, David Peralta had four RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks used a nine-run... Read more ...

Verdugo, Chavis homer to back Pérez as Red Sox beat Rays 5-0

Verdugo, Chavis homer to back Pérez as Red Sox beat Rays 5-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Martín Pérez pitched out of trouble all night, and Alex Verdugo and Michael Chavis homered to help the Boston Red Sox stop a four-game skid Wednesday... Read more ...

Belt's 3-run homer lifts Giants over Rockies 4-3

Belt's 3-run homer lifts Giants over Rockies 4-3

DENVER - Brandon Belt extended his success against Colorado starter Jon Gray with a three-run homer and a double to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Rockies 4-3 on... Read more ...

Tauchman's RBI double helps Yanks earn DH split vs Phils

Tauchman's RBI double helps Yanks earn DH split vs Phils

PHILADELPHIA - Mike Tauchman's tiebreaking double in the seventh inning sent the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies and a split of their... Read more ...

Timbers beat Philadelphia 2-1 in MLS is Back semifinals

Timbers beat Philadelphia 2-1 in MLS is Back semifinals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jeremy Ebobisse and Sebastian Blanco each scored and the Portland Timbers earned a spot in the MLS is Back championship game with a 2-1 victory over... Read more ...

Ryu, 'pen team on 2-hitter, Blue Jays beat depleted Braves

Ryu, 'pen team on 2-hitter, Blue Jays beat depleted Braves

ATLANTA - Hyun-Jin Ryu combined with four relievers on a two-hitter and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the shorthanded Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Wednesday night. Read more ...

Presidents' Trophy-winning Bruins won't be No. 1 overall seed when Stanley...

Presidents' Trophy-winning Bruins won't be No. 1 overall seed when Stanley Cup playoffs start

Boston can't finish higher than the No. 3 seed n the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. Read more ...