Month: December 2018

Chelsea have announced a record revenue of over $565 million and a post-tax profit of just under $80 million for the fiscal year ending in June 2018. The revenue was helped in part by sales of Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic, as well as broadcast rights and jersey sales. The 2018 revenue represented a 22.7%
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Samir Nasri has signed with West Ham after completing an 18-month doping ban. The 31-year-old is reunited with Manuel Pellegrini. The duo won two Premier League titles at Manchester City.  “Samir will give us another dimension in our attacking play. He is a very technical player, with excellent quality on the ball, and the ability
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Samir Nasri has signed with West Ham after completing an 18-month doping ban. The 31-year-old is reunited with Manuel Pellegrini. The duo won two Premier League titles at Manchester City.  “Samir will give us another dimension in our attacking play. He is a very technical player, with excellent quality on the ball, and the ability
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Brek Shea has joined Atlanta United on a one-year contract. The 28-year-old Shea was out of contract after the Vancouver Whitecaps failed to pick up his option. Atlanta will be his fourth team in MLS. The left winger has 34 caps with the USMNT, although he hasn’t played with the national team since October 2015. 
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1:00 PM ET Steve Alford is gone. For real this time. The polarizing five-and-a-half year UCLA coach survived “Fire Alford!” banners and petitions after subpar seasons several times. His three Sweet 16 runs helped him hold his job amid perennial and public criticism from the program’s key supporters. His stacked recruiting classes (three top-five squads
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Ahead of their Thursday clash, Pep Guardiola hailed Liverpool as the best team on the continent. “We have a rival who, at the moment, is the best team in Europe or in the top four in the world and that is Liverpool,” said Guardiola. Guardiola added that his strategy is to hang around in the
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2:25 AM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Alabama starting linebacker Christian Miller will have an MRI on his injured hamstring, and his status is uncertain for the national championship game against Clemson, coach Nick Saban said after the Crimson Tide’s 45-34 win over Oklahoma. No grumbling over the fourth Alabama-Clemson CFP game. Fans are about
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Maurizio Sarri said that the biggest difference between the Premier League and Serie A was in the number of sprints per match. Sarri also distinguished between the quality and quantity of running, saying that while Serie A players run more, Premier League players run with more intensity.  “In Italy, we run more in terms of
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With D.C. United’s current TV deal with Sinclair Broadcasting Group in an option year, the club are generating interest from multiple outlets for the first time in club history. D.C. are also planning to sell their TV rights for the first time in lieu of sharing costs with its broadcast partners. Focused on finding a
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