Fanatics valuation hits $31 billion after $700 million investment round

Fanatics CEO and co-chair Michael Rubin Shareif Ziyadat | Film Magic | Getty Images Michael Rubin’s sports platform company Fanatics has raised $700 million in fresh capital, pushing its value to $31 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The company plans to use the new money to focus on potential merger and acquisition … Read more

World Cup fans overcome strict hurdles to find booze in Qatar

In a dusty neighborhood on the outskirts of Qatar’s capital, guards stand duty at a gated compound ringed with razor wire, carefully checking passports and permits before allowing anyone inside. But this isn’t a prison or a high-security area associated with the ongoing World Cup. It’s the liquor store. Rigid limits on alcohol are a … Read more

The importance of Morocco’s success explained | Video | Watch TV Shows

Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Sky Sports News senior reporter Kaveh Solhekol highlights the added pressure and importance of Morocco’s representation as they look to advance past Spain in the World Cup.

Tom Brady: Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB hopes the team’s best is still ‘ahead of us’ as they prepare for New Orleans Saints clash | NFL News

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-6) quarterback Tom Brady: “Hope is not a strategy, so you’ve got to go out there and you’ve got to earn it”; watch New Orleans Saints @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday Night Football, live on Sky Sports NFL from 1.15am, Tuesday morning Last Updated: 05/12/22 6:48pm Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom … Read more

Yankees’ Brandon Nimmo interest may go beyond Aaron Judge backup

SAN DIEGO — The Yankees are expected to meet with Brandon Nimmo here in San Diego. They are seeking two outfielders, so theoretically, they could sign both Judge and Nimmo — although that could possibly bloat their budget. The Mets have shown interest in Jameson Taillon, so there appears to be no sign of an … Read more

$210M per year offer from Saudi club

Cristiano Ronaldo’s career looks like it may soon be Arabian sunset into the night. Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr have reportedly made the best offer thus far to sign the superstar forward, currently a free agent after Manchester United terminated his contract. One report, from Spanish outlet Marca, indicates that the deal is complete for roughly … Read more

Deion Sanders tells his Colorado Buffaloes players to head to the transfer portal

Prime time performer.Screenshots: Fear not Boulder, Colorado, Deion Sanders is here to save Colorado football. All he needed when he stepped off a private jet was his own silk cape to accompany his messiah complex. If the extremes and excesses of the NIL era were molded into human form, it would be the man known … Read more

Justin Verlander signs with Mets for lots of money

Justin VerlanderPhoto: Getty Images The Mets don’t have to be unique. There are plenty of teams that wouldn’t have to use the departure of a player like Jacob deGrom as an excuse to declare it’s all over for them, that they’d have to find a new way, and to take a step back. You can … Read more

Jude Bellingham: Midfielder is Liverpool’s number one target | Man United out of the race | Video | Watch TV Shows

Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Sky Germany’s Florian Plettenberg reports that Liverpool are making Jude Bellingham their number one transfer target and that Manchester United are out of the running for the Borussia Dortmund midfielder.