Franchises

Davis confirms reasons for Raiders' resignations

Closing Bell / Wednesday, October 27, 2021
NEW YORK -- Raiders Owner Mark Davis confirmed for the first time that team President Marc Badain , CFO Ed Villanueva and Controller Araxie Grant resigned in July because the team overpaid taxes it may not be able to recoup. “I think it’s pretty...

Future uncertain for Jets GM Cheveldayoff following Blackhawks report

Daily / Wednesday, October 27, 2021
If NHL Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff "wants to keep his job" he must "plead his case and fully explain his role in a sexual-assault scandal" that took place while he was the Blackhawks' assistant GM, according to Mike McIntyre of the WINNIPEG FREE PRESS. Cheveldayoff will get...

Blackhawks beginning process to regain trust after assault investigation

Daily / Wednesday, October 27, 2021
The only thing the Blackhawks owners can do to begin the process to "remove the stench of the organization’s mishandling of sexual assault allegations against former video coach Brad Aldrich" is "beg for everyone’s forgiveness and find a leader who can bring trust back to the organization,"...

Source: Mets looking at Brewers GM Arnold to fill president role

Daily / Wednesday, October 27, 2021
The Mets “never received permission” to speak with Brewers President of Baseball Operations David Stearns, but his top lieutenant "could be an option," according to Mike Puma of the N.Y. POST. A source said that Brewers GM Matt Arnold "has been contacted” to “gauge his interest in the Mets’...

With ESL Pro entry now done, FURIA eyeing U.S. opportunities

SBJ Newsletters / Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Getting admitted to the ESL Pro League means big business for three new teams that came in last week , as ESL Pro is arguably the most valuable membership structure a team can participate in within the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ecosystem, writes SBJ's Trent Murray. Valve, which makes CS:GO,...

Blackhawks' Bowman steps down following review

Closing Bell / Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Blackhawks Owner & Chair Rocky Wirtz said GM and President of Hockey Operations Stan Bowman has "stepped aside" following an independent review of a former player’s '10 sexual misconduct allegations against then-video coach Brad Aldrich as well as the team’s handling of his complaint...

Ligue 1's Lyon sees $124M loss for '20-21

Global / Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Ligue 1 side Lyon's OL Groupe posted a net loss of €107M ($124.1M) for the '20-21 FY on revenues of €177.4M ($205.8M), down €94.1M ($109.1M) from '19-20, which the club attributed to the pandemic's impact on attendance and on French soccer's TV rights decline. Lyon's net loss in '19-20...