Sports team ownership changes

A view of the exterior of Wembley Stadium in London, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Britain is looking to host up to 60 major sporting events over the next 15 years, including soccer’s World Cup, to assert global influence and secure trade deals after Brexit. Building on the successful of the 2012 Olympics in London and the English Premier League, hosting major sporting events is now embraced as a key instrument of soft power by British Prime Minister Thresa May’s government. The UK Sport list of sporting events being targeted was revealed hours after May’s speech to her Conservative Party conference, with the centerpiece the 2030 World Cup. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 11, 2018 - 3:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — English Football Association leaders have two weeks to persuade council members to overcome any opposition and back the stalled sale of Wembley Stadium to Shad Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL franchise and London-based Premier League club Fulham. The FA Council will...
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FILE - In this July 14, 1997, file photo, San Diego Chargers owner Alex Spanos poses in front of the Spanos Park development in Stockton, Calif. Alex Spanos, who used his fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. He was 95. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
October 09, 2018 - 2:33 pm
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Alex Spanos, the son of Greek immigrants who used a self-made fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, died Tuesday. He was 95. The Chargers announced Spanos' death. Faye Spanos, his wife, died in August at 92. After building a nationwide...
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FILE - In this July 14, 1997, file photo, San Diego Chargers owner Alex Spanos poses in front of the Spanos Park development in Stockton, Calif. Alex Spanos, who used his fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. He was 95. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
October 09, 2018 - 1:51 pm
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Alex Spanos, the son of Greek immigrants who used a self-made fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, died Tuesday. He was 95. The Chargers announced Spanos' death. Faye Spanos, his wife, died in August at 92. After building a nationwide...
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Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, right, of Sweden, blocks the net on Calgary Flames' Mikael Backlund, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 07, 2018 - 2:45 am
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters is seeing a payoff for moving newcomer Elias Lindholm onto the Flames' top line. Lindholm scored his first two goals with Calgary and the Flames scored four unanswered goals in the third period for a 7-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks on...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo, Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper walks in the field during before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. The times are changing in Carolina. New owner David Tepper capped a big couple of weeks by signing Eric Reid, a move one former player says never would have happened under previous ownership. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
October 03, 2018 - 7:05 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When new Panthers owner David Tepper signed former Pro Bowl safety and social activist Eric Reid it was another clear sign to players that times are changing in Carolina under his leadership. Tepper is showing the players in his locker room that he's eager to listen — and get...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2016, file photo, WNBA President Lisa Borders smiles as she speaks to reporters before a WNBA basketball game between the San Antonio Stars and the Dallas Wings in Arlington, Texas. TIME’S UP has named Borders as its first president and CEO. In a statement Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, the organization said Borders will lead the organization’s efforts to “ensure equal opportunity and protection for all working women.” (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
October 02, 2018 - 1:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lisa Borders stepped down as WNBA president on Tuesday, the third executive to leave the league in six months. She will become the first president and CEO of Time's Up — an organization dedicated to safe, fair and dignified work for women. NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum will...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, baseball fans wearing New York Yankees' Aaron Judge (99) jerseys watch batting practice before a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians, in New York. Aaron Judge once again has baseball’s most popular jersey. MLB says the Yankee slugger’s No. 99 was the top seller for the second straight season.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
September 28, 2018 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge again has baseball's most popular jersey. MLB says the Yankee slugger's No. 99 was the top seller for the second straight season. Judge beat out 2017 AL MVP Jose Altuve, who will be trying to repeat as a World Series champion with the Houston Astros next month. Judge and...
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge gets an ovation from the fans as he warms up coming into the baseball game in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
September 14, 2018 - 10:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge returned to the Yankees for the first time since his right wrist was broken seven weeks ago, taking over in right field for the final two innings of New York's 11-0 romp over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. Judge had not played since July 26, when he was hit by a...
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Colorado Rapids goalie Tim Howard gestures during an MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Portland, Ore. (Kent Frasure/The Oregonian via AP)
September 14, 2018 - 9:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Former United States goalkeeper Tim Howard is part of a consortium that has taken over a fifth-tier football club in London. The purchase of the majority of shares in Dagenham and Redbridge comes as the Victoria Road Football investment group prepares to launch Memphis 901 in the...
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers throws during the second half of an NFL football game -against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
September 09, 2018 - 10:56 pm
The Latest on the NFL's first Sunday of the regular season (all times EDT): 10:50 p.m. The Green Bay Packers have come roaring back against the Chicago Bears behind quarterback Aaron Rodgers. A 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 9:01 left in the game has the Packers within 20-17 of the...
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