Inflation or not, the prices of professional sports teams continue to rise

Inflation will not hurt the finances of sports team owners. It can actually help. Although the ultra-rich will have to pay a little more for their eggs at the grocery store—just like everyone else—inflation is unlikely to affect the bottom lines of their sports properties. “I rest pretty easy if I’m an owner,” said Tim … Read more

The World Cup loss raises doubts about Argentina’s fitness

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Unfortunately for Argentina fans, it wasn’t just a bad dream. Their team did lose 2-1 to Saudi Arabia in one of the biggest upsets in the 92-year history of the World Cup. The pressure is now on Lionel Messi and Argentina, who cannot afford to lose their next game against Mexico … Read more

Wales 2022 World Cup squad guide: Gareth Bale’s fitness aside, pride can take them far

Wales entered the World Cup via the play-offs, there are doubts over Gareth Bale’s fitness and they lack depth. But pride will play a part as they compete in their first World Cup since 1958 and have a manager who understands his players and their nation, so who knows if there could be a Euro … Read more

Business boom in “boring” Manchester City

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 05: Erling Haaland of Manchester City celebrates scoring the win … [+] a goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Fulham FC at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2022 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images) Visionhaus/Getty Images As Manchester City’s return to English football turned … Read more

Business boom in “boring” Manchester City

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 05: Erling Haaland of Manchester City celebrates scoring the win … [+] a goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Fulham FC at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2022 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images) Visionhaus/Getty Images As Manchester City’s return to English football turned … Read more

Physical training helped a footballer in a knife attack in Italy

MILAN (AP) — Being in top physical shape helped Spanish soccer player Pablo Mari avoid life-threatening injuries in a knife attack in an Italian shopping mall, the surgeon who operated on his injured back said Friday. “The operation was relatively simple. Fortunately, there were only two damaged muscles,” said Osvaldo Chiara, director of the general … Read more

Sports on TV for October 29-30

(All times Eastern) The schedule is subject to change and/or interruptions Saturday, October 29 CAR RACE 12:30 p.m USA — NASCAR Cup Series: Qualifying, Playoffs – Round of 16, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va. ESPNEWS — Formula 1: Practice, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City NBC — NASCAR Xfinity Series: The Dead On Tools 250, Playoffs – … Read more

Premier League schedule: Live Sky Sports, BT, Amazon games for Boxing Day, New Year, January

The Premier League has confirmed its live fixtures for the Christmas and New Year period following the winter World Cup. England’s League One will break after the weekend of 12/13 November to take on the tournament in Qatar, but will return on Boxing Day with seven games live on Amazon Prime, including Aston Villa v … Read more

Premier League schedule: Live Sky Sports, BT, Amazon games for Boxing Day, New Year, January

The Premier League has confirmed its live fixtures for the Christmas and New Year period following the winter World Cup. England’s League One will break after the weekend of 12/13 November to take on the tournament in Qatar, but will return on Boxing Day with seven games live on Amazon Prime, including Aston Villa v … Read more

Sky Sports ‘wants to rival Netflix for Drive To Survive-style Premier League doc’

Sky Sports ‘want to compete with Netflix to produce Drive To Survive-style documentary on Premier League… and believe their coverage – NOT the Netflix show – caused F1’s recent explosion’ Sky Sports want to rival Netflix for ‘Drive to Survive’ Premier League doc The documentary is credited with contributing to F1’s rise in popularity The … Read more