Sports industry

Shanghai Sharks center Zhang Zhaoxu (23) tries to defend against the pass by Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) in the first half of an NBA exhibition basketball game Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
October 05, 2017 - 11:07 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul is quickly getting adjusted to the up-tempo, high-volume offense under Mike D'Antoni's Houston Rockets. Paul had 11 points, 12 assists and four steals to lead the Rockets to a 144-82 exhibition victory over the Shanghai Sharks on Thursday night. "Knowing everybody wants...
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October 05, 2017 - 6:41 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos has a $2 million salary with the LA Galaxy, where he joined brother Giovani this summer, Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan has a $340,000 base salary and is earning $400,000 including a prorated share of compensation not specified to a specific year,...
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October 05, 2017 - 4:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — European soccer clubs, already awash with billions of new television money, will find it increasingly attractive to raise money in equity and debt markets as a result of their "more sophisticated" business models, credit ratings agency DBRS said Thursday. In a report, the agency said...
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October 05, 2017 - 9:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The chief executive of the English Football Association says there is "brittleness" in the team when it travels overseas for games. Martin Glenn spoke to sports industry executives at the Leaders conference in London on Thursday, hours before England hoped to qualify for the World Cup...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback DeShone Kizer (7) is pressured in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
October 04, 2017 - 2:17 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Despite just one win after 20 games into a rebuilding project, Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown remains undeterred and confident. Brown met with reporters Wednesday in the lobby of the team's headquarters while the team practiced. He expressed disappointment that...
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October 04, 2017 - 8:29 am
MLB-SCHEDULE Yankees beat Twins to reach ALDS UNDATED (AP) — The New York Yankees are in the AL Division Series after rolling past the Twins in the wild-card game. The Yankees spotted Minnesota an early 3-0 lead before belting three home runs in an 8-4 victory in the Bronx. Didi Gregorius (DEE'-dee...
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October 04, 2017 - 3:40 am
MLB-SCHEDULE Yankees beat Twins to reach ALDS UNDATED (AP) — The New York Yankees are in the AL Division Series after rolling past the Twins in the wild-card game. The Yankees spotted Minnesota an early 3-0 lead before belting three home runs in an 8-4 victory in the Bronx. Didi Gregorius (DEE'-dee...
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October 04, 2017 - 2:28 am
NBA NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA is scrapping the East vs. West format for its All-Star Game and will have captains pick teams this season. The league said Tuesday that the leading vote-getter from each conference will choose teams from the pool of players who were voted as starters and reserves. The...
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October 03, 2017 - 10:45 pm
MLB-SCHEDULE Yankees leading Twins UNDATED (AP) — It took the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins about two hours to play the first four innings of their AL wild-card game. Home run trots and pitching changes had a lot to do with the slow pace as the Yankees carried a 7-4 lead into the bottom of...
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The Minnesota Twins take batting practice before an American League wild-card baseball game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 03, 2017 - 8:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is hopeful the league and players' union will agree to changes to speed pace of play. Manfred said before Tuesday's AL wild-card game that he's encouraged by conversations with the union and "direct engagement with players." He declined to address...
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