Stories tagged with football

Brotherly love at the Jones Dome?

By Muckety   |   November 25, 2013 at 3:40am   |   0 Comments

Sometimes family relations are best viewed in a gif.

Brothers and Super Bowls

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 3, 2013 at 6:50am   |   1 Comments

John and Jim Harbaugh will make history Sunday as the first brothers opposing each other as head coaches in the Super Bowl.

Manchester United trades on NYSE

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 10, 2012 at 5:53am   |   0 Comments

Shares in the Manchester United (MANU.N) soccer club began selling Friday at $14, well below the $16-20 price sought by underwriters.

Long ball: from US taxpayers to England’s Premier League

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 31, 2012 at 7:55am   |   0 Comments

While the federal bailout may or may not have saved the the American auto industry, it’s doing wonders for English football.

The most expensive game in history - at least this week

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 10, 2011 at 11:51am   |   0 Comments

U.S. sports fans concerned about whopping salaries paid to home run kings and Super Bowl MVPs may find some solace in the soccer match this Saturday between Manchester United and Manchester City of the English Premier League.

Longhorn fans lavish millions on UT sports program

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 18, 2009 at 1:14pm   |   1 Comments

While universities across the country struggle through the recession, money flows to the University of Texas sports program.

NFL owners are no Democratic cabal

By A. James Memmott   |   October 18, 2009 at 9:25am   |   0 Comments

Rush Limbaugh’s attempt to be part-owner of a football team ended last week when he was asked to leave a group that wants to buy the St. Louis Rams.

Torre should have looked over the fence

By A. James Memmott   |   November 3, 2007 at 9:59am   |   0 Comments

Baseball has been very good to Joe Torre, but would he have been better off managing another sport?

A look at the numbers suggests that Torre, who yesterday signed a $13.5 million contract to manage the Los Angeles Dodgers for three years, might have done better on another sideline.

Granted $4.5 million a year isn’t bad, even if it’s a drop from the $7.5 million a year he got from the Yankees for 2007.

Patriots’ Kraft wants English club

By Paul Braus   |   October 30, 2007 at 10:18am   |   0 Comments

English football teams are the latest craze for U.S. sports tycoons.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, in the United Kingdom for the NFL game in London last weekend between the New York Giants and the Miami Dolphins, says he is interested in buying a Premier League soccer – oops, football – team. He already owns Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution.

“We looked seriously at Liverpool,” he told Sky Sports News on Thursday, unwilling to disclose which team he wants to buy. “We still do have an interest in playing in the Premier League. We’d like to close our deal and then talk about it.”

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