• Packers president: GM Ted Thompson doing a
Packers president: GM Ted Thompson doing a "great job"

Local revenue went up at a slightly lower rate (an increase of $11.3 million to $197.4 million, or 6.1 percent). Sponsorships continue to propel local revenue. "It will be interesting over the next few years to see the impact of Titletown on local revenues", Murphy said. That expenditure includes $55 million in a two-year renovation of the Lambeau ...

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  • Houston Nutt files lawsuit against Ole Miss and its Athletics Foundation
Houston Nutt files lawsuit against Ole Miss and its Athletics Foundation

Former Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt is suing the school and the Ole Miss Athletic Foundation, "alleging breach of contract via defamation of character, in relation to the school's handling of an NCAA investigation", according to Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports .

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  • Djokovic unhappy with court condition, asks for tie-breaker in fifth set
Djokovic unhappy with court condition, asks for tie-breaker in fifth set

Federer is the second oldest man to reach the semi-finals after Ken Rosewall who finished runner-up in 1974 at the age of 39. It has something which has been dragging back and forth for a while, but I am still managing to play.' About trying on-court coaching at the US Open, Djokovic said: 'I think that's a cool idea, to be honest .

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  • Cowboys, Yankees, Manchester United Headline Forbes' Most Valuable Sports Teams
Cowboys, Yankees, Manchester United Headline Forbes' Most Valuable Sports Teams

And to round out their Top 5, 3 soccer teams: Manchester United of the English Premier League ($3.69 billion), Barcelona ($3.64 billion) and Real Madrid ($3.58 billion) of La Liga. "The Yankees have the highest sponsorship revenue ($120 million) and premium seating revenue ($130 million) in the sport ". The Bulls ranked 22nd on the list at...

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  • Virat Kohli has stayed completely out of coach selection process: Sourav Ganguly
Virat Kohli has stayed completely out of coach selection process: Sourav Ganguly

In total, five candidates were interviewed to head for the post of India's head coach. Ganguly said the panel did not want to make a rushed decision without speaking at length to the stakeholders who would be working with the coach after the appointment was made.

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  • Cavaliers, Cedi Osman agree to three-year deal
Cavaliers, Cedi Osman agree to three-year deal

Teams don't have to pay luxury taxes on money provided for European buyouts. It was their intention to do so, which is why they decided not to offer a contract to free agent Jamal Crawford - who was looking for the full exception from Cleveland .

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  • Mesut Ozil urges Sanchez to stay with him at Arsenal
Mesut Ozil urges Sanchez to stay with him at Arsenal

Ozil is reportedly after a £350,000-a-week package to keep him at the Gunners, but is hopeful that talks will conclude shortly. English Premier League club Arsenal on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia unveiled their third kit for the 2017/2018 season with forward Alexis Sanchez modelling the strip in the official publicity shots, the club's we...

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  • Tamim Iqbal, family become victims of acid attack in England
Tamim Iqbal, family become victims of acid attack in England

Tamim, however, dismissed the reports on Wednesday in a social media post. After Tamim had chose to return home, Bangladesh's Daily Star website had reported that his wife Ayesha and one-year-old son were allegedly attacked. "England is one of my favourite places to play cricket and Essex have been entirely gracious even though I had to leave ear...

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  • Lukaku completes record move to Manchester United
Lukaku completes record move to Manchester United

The club announced on Monday that the Belgian, who claimed 24 Premier League goals past year, had formally completed a move to Man United from Everton. Lukaku was on holiday in Los Angeles when he agreed to join the Red Devils and completed his medical there before joining up with his new team-mates yesterday.

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  • Atletico Madrid agree deal to sign Vitolo despite transfer ban
Atletico Madrid agree deal to sign Vitolo despite transfer ban

Atletico Madrid have confirmed the signing of Vitolo from Sevilla on a five-year deal despite being under a FIFA-imposed player registation ban. However, according to Spanish media outlets, the winger changed his mind after a phone call from Atletico Madrid late on Tuesday. The France global, 26, joined up his teammates on Wednesday alon...

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  • Erik Jones To Replace Matt Kenseth at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2018
Erik Jones To Replace Matt Kenseth at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2018

If he can't get enough cash, could Kenseth potentially wind up like former teammate Greg Biffle , whose career abruptly ended after last season due to lack of sponsorship and a competitive team to drive for? He will take over for Matt Kenseth , 45, who has driven the No.

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  • Dallas Cowboys named most valuable franchise; Bears top local at 16th
Dallas Cowboys named most valuable franchise; Bears top local at 16th

The New York Yankees , with their $3.7 billion value, are second in the rankings. Their value has skyrocketed by 22 percent year over year, Forbes estimated, following a World Series championship in 2016. Tom Brady, Robert Kraft, and Bill Belichick celebrate with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks to win Super Bowl XL...

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  • Wimbledon - Men's Singles: Federer rolls past Raonic. Djokovic retires
Wimbledon - Men's Singles: Federer rolls past Raonic. Djokovic retires

He is yet to lose a set at Wimbledon this year. And in a game with two serving wizards like today's it often comes down to who breaks the other. Against a player like Raonic, who can blow just about anyone away with his serve, those kind of tactics often prove correct.

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  • DeAngelo Williams Won't Play For The Cowboys, Says Their Fans Are Insufferable
DeAngelo Williams Won't Play For The Cowboys, Says Their Fans Are Insufferable

He also blacklisted the Jaguars and Browns because he wants to win, and those teams haven't done a whole lot of winning of late. "They don't have a history of winning", he said. I got a great depiction of the Cowboys fan base during the regular season a year ago, they were on cloud nine. Williams, who backed up star running back Le'Veon Bell in P...

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  • National Basketball Association moves trade deadline to before All-Star break
National Basketball Association moves trade deadline to before All-Star break

The goal, simply, is to improve the fan experience. Now, both will be replaced with a 75-second team timeouts. "Previously a "full" timeout was 90 seconds" and "20-second" timeouts were 60 seconds. They hope that teams will be able to settle their rosters before the break and avoid the disruptions following the All-Star break. This two-week chang...

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  • MLB All-Star Game Falls to 'America's Got Talent' in Total Viewers
MLB All-Star Game Falls to 'America's Got Talent' in Total Viewers

Due to the nature of live sports, however, that " AGT " victory is potentially subject to change - though the overall audience "W" should hold. The rating was a small improvement after previous year the All-Star game received a record-low rating of 6.4.

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  • Carmelo Anthony ready to waive no-trade clause for Knicks-Rockets deal?
Carmelo Anthony ready to waive no-trade clause for Knicks-Rockets deal?

Anthony, who doesn't fit into the Knicks' rebuild plan, reportedly has Houston on the short list of teams he would consider waiving his no-trade clause for. The trade buzz intensified when Paul was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to Houston last month before the free agency period started. Now the all-time great scorer is ready to move on ...

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  • Querrey beats limping Andy Murray at Wimbledon
Querrey beats limping Andy Murray at Wimbledon

The first sign of something awry at Wimbledon this year came when two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka complained that she had had to wait all day for her match. The defending champion dispatched France's Benoit Paire on Monday despite worries over his fitness following a hip injury. "He would have given Andy a tougher match".

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  • Cano's 10th-inning homer gives AL fifth straight All-Star Game victory
Cano's 10th-inning homer gives AL fifth straight All-Star Game victory

While the All-Star Game no longer carries World Series home-field advantage for the winning league, it still gives the AL bragging rights, which is something they have carried since 2012. "He's the legend", Cruz explained. West couldn't believe what was happening. Players' association head Tony Clark says the union is willing to talk with manag...

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  • Bayern Munich sign Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid
Bayern Munich sign Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid

Both Real and Bayern will hope Ancelotti can bring James back to his very best so that he heads off to next year's World Cup somewhere near his dazzling 2014 form. According to Sky Sports , Bayern have the option to sign the Colombian at the end of his 2-year loan spell with the reported fee being in the region of £55 million.

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  • Conor McGregor F**k You Suit: Big Mouth Strikes Again
Conor McGregor F**k You Suit: Big Mouth Strikes Again

A stony-faced Mayweather, meanwhile, bided his time before taking the microphone and uncorking his own cascade of expletives. However, it wasn't in the ring, but on the stage at a press conference at the Staples Center. Unfortunately for Mayweather, it seems McGregor was aware of this. "I thought it was the end of the year to the start of the yea...

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  • Murray, Federer land in Wimbledon quarterfinals
Murray, Federer land in Wimbledon quarterfinals

If the rain holds off, the four men's semifinalists will be decided at Wimbledon on Day 9 of the grass-court major. "I would never, ever believe I could be in the semifinal before this tournament". Only the United States ( Venus Williams , Coco Vandeweghe) and Croatia ( Ana Konjuh and Petra Martic) had two players in the last 16. The second ...

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  • Manchester United set to sell Adnan Januzaj to Real Sociedad
Manchester United set to sell Adnan Januzaj to Real Sociedad

Januzaj will undergo a medical with Real Sociedad on Wednesday after the La Liga side agreed a fee with United. Januzaj has failed to live up to his huge potential over the past four years though and didn't impress during loan stints at Borussia Dortmund and Sunderland .

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza races past Svetlana Kuznetsova into semis
Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza races past Svetlana Kuznetsova into semis

Williams' victory equalled her sister Serena's total of 86 main draw match victories at Wimbledon , the most among any active player. Muguruza is set to face the victor of unseeded Magdalena Rybarikova or American Coco Vandeweghe on Thursday but insisted it does not matter who she faces.

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  • Stormzy mistaken for new Manchester United player in national paper
Stormzy mistaken for new Manchester United player in national paper

In the meantime, there's been plenty of press coverage over every angle of the story. Stormzy has expressed his anger after being confused for new Manchester United footballer Romelu Lukaku by an Irish newspaper. To be fair, both Stormzy and Lukaku do look remarkably similar, a fact even Stormzy had previously commented on. Herald editor Ala...

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  • Busy NBA schedule not totally foreign to Celtics' Tatum
Busy NBA schedule not totally foreign to Celtics' Tatum

Demetrius Jackson scored all of his 14 in the fourth quarter, while Ante Zizic had 12 points and 13 rebounds. Lauri Markkanen bounced back from a poor performance with 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Bulls over the winless Wizards. "Brown begged to be allowed to play on the Celtics' summer league team in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas des...

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  • Chelsea to make a bid for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata
Chelsea to make a bid for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata

And with Lukaku out of the shop window, Chelsea has reportedly honed in on Morata. The Italian manager too is said to be interested in having the Spaniard in the Chelsea starting XI next season. United had originally been keen to bring Nemanja Matic from Chelsea but The Times says the Lukaku affair has endangered that deal in souring the two ...

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  • Manchester United name Michael Carrick new captain
Manchester United name Michael Carrick new captain

He told Man United's website : "It feels great and it is such a huge honour to captain such a great club". "Obviously it's my 12th year now and I came as a 25-year-old and I never thought I could be here this long". A change in management saw Carrick handed a one-year deal, then a further contract extension this summer. "I always play like I h...

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  • 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear Aadhaar pleas on July 18-19
5-judge Constitution Bench to hear Aadhaar pleas on July 18-19

The chief justice's decision came after a 12 July plea by Shyam Divan , who has appeared in several cases related to Aadhaar, arguing against the unique ID number, and Attorney general K.K. In August 2015, a three-judge bench had referred the question of whether an Indian citizen enjoys the fundamental right to privacy to a larger Constitution ben...

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  • Manchester United ponder fresh Eric Dier bid after Matic hopes recede
Manchester United ponder fresh Eric Dier bid after Matic hopes recede

Dier, incidentally, broke his ankle at the end of the season though and will not be back in action until mid-September. Dier showed off his versatility, effectively slotting in at both center-back and defensive midfielder for Spurs past year.

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  • Lakers Rumors: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope meets with team
Lakers Rumors: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope meets with team

But Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka had no such compunctions in Los Angeles. Caldwell-Pope visited the Lakers earlier on Tuesday. The guard was a restricted free agent heading into the offseason, but the Detroit Pistons renounced their rights to him after acquiring Avery Bradley from the Boston Celtics .

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic slams organisers, courts as he advances to quarterfinals
Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic slams organisers, courts as he advances to quarterfinals

It is how she managed to come from behind to beat world No 1 Angelique Kerber in the previous round. Instead, the competitors play and play and. play. The one major concern for Djokovic and his team will be the Serb's need to receive treatment on his right arm during the third set, although it's unclear at this stage what the issue is.

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  • Expectations high for Georgia in year two of Kirby Smart Era
Expectations high for Georgia in year two of Kirby Smart Era

That's what we expect to do at the University of Georgia , and that's the standard we'll be held to". They certainly have a lot to do if they want to reach that level. Right before the game, he announced he would be leaving the school to pursue his dream of being a head coach. Ramsey was Georgia's No. 3 quarterback last season, but his in-game...

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  • Baker's two-year deal with Knicks worth $8.9M
Baker's two-year deal with Knicks worth $8.9M

Barring a trade, NY has under $1.5 million left in cap space and veteran's minimum exceptions to offer free agents. After signing Tim Hardaway Jr.to big money , the Knicks' greatest asset in free agency was their full room exception. He ended up playing in 52 games, started 13, and averaged 4.1 points, 2.1 assists, and 1.9 rebounds a game. Gen...

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  • West Indies beat Pakistan by 17 runs under D/L method
West Indies beat Pakistan by 17 runs under D/L method

And although Pakistan put up a solid response, a combination of rain and quick wickets meant their innings was cut short on 117 for 3 - 19 short of the DLS par score in 24 overs. That they had the power of Dottin to rely on ensured that the scoreboard never stopped moving, but the crucial aspect of her innings was her willingness to bide her time...

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