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Seattle Sounders promote Craig Waibel to general manager

Nov. 30, 2022 14:08 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Sounders have promoted Craig Waibel to general manager and chief soccer officer, the team announced Wednesday. Waibel steps into the role that was held by Garth Lagerwey before he left last week to take over as the president and CEO of Atlanta...

Auburn hires Liberty's Hugh Freeze, who's coming back to SEC

Nov. 28, 2022 19:35 PM EST

Auburn is bringing Hugh Freeze back to the Southeastern Conference as head coach of the Tigers, more than five years after his resignation from SEC West rival Mississippi amid both personal and NCAA scandals. Auburn athletic director John Cohen announced on Monday the hiring of...

Inflation or not, price of pro sports teams keeps going up

Nov. 24, 2022 05:31 AM EST

Inflation isn’t going to hurt the bankrolls of sports team owners. In fact, it may help. While the uber-rich will have to pay a little more for their eggs at the grocery store – just like everyone else – inflation isn’t likely to affect the bottom lines at...

Monday night return has Colts, Steelers planning prime show

Nov. 23, 2022 19:32 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (3-7) at INDIANAPOLIS (4-6-1) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Colts by 3 AGAINST THE SPREAD: Steelers 4-5-1; Colts 5-6 SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 25-6 LAST MEETING: Steelers beat the...

Royals considering several sites for new stadium, owner says

Nov. 15, 2022 21:24 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have selected several potential sites to build a replacement for aging Kauffman Stadium, owner John Sherman said Tuesday. In a letter to fans posted on social media, Sherman said the sites are in or near downtown Kansas City, but he...

Babe Ruth glove sells for over $1.5 million at auction

Nov. 12, 2022 20:38 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A baseball glove worn by Babe Ruth during his glory days with the New York Yankees sold for over $1.5 million at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory auction on Saturday. The winning bidder wasn’t identified. Hunt Auctions said the...

Timeline of Commanders' recent tumult under owner Dan Snyder

Nov. 10, 2022 14:18 PM EST

Dan Snyder’s ownership of Washington’s NFL franchise has been a matter of considerable debate for years. Some has centered around a lack of success on the field: two playoff game victories since he bought the team in 1999. Recent events have put more heat on...

Senators are up for sale, buyer must keep team in Ottawa

Nov. 04, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators are on the market. The board of directors of Senators Sports & Entertainment said Friday a process has been initiated for the sale of the NHL club. The board retained Galatioto Sports Partners, a firm specializing in the sports finance...

Wife of Phillies' Hoskins puts beers on her World Series tab

Nov. 02, 2022 21:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jayme Hoskins is tapped in to Philly sports fans. The wife of Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins has let fans crush some World Series beers on her tab. Jayme Hoskins has turned into a baseball barfly and let the free beers fly during recent...

Dan and Tanya Snyder hire firm to explore sale of Commanders

Nov. 02, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

After repeatedly saying he would never consider giving up the football team he rooted for as a child and has owned for more than two decades, Dan Snyder and wife Tanya have taken the first step toward selling the Washington Commanders. The team announced the surprising decision...