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Raiders owner willing to spend $500 million for Vegas move

LAS VEGAS (AP) Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city. Davis upped the ante in a bid to move the team to this gambling city, appearing Thursday alongside soccer great David Beckham and billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson before a committee studying the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders owner pledges $500 million toward Vegas stadium

Mark Davis is going all in on Sin City. The Raiders owner has pledged to spend $500 million as part of a new stadium plan in an effort to move the presently Oakland-based team to Las Vegas. Davis appeared alongside David Beckham and Las Vegas Sands Corporation head Sheldon Adelson Thursday in his bid to move the team to Nevada, and said Las Vegas "would not be getting a football...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders owner says he will spend $500 million in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city. Davis upped the ante in a bid to move the team to this gambling city, appearing Thursday alongside soccer great David Beckham and billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson before a committee studying...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What Giants' Odell Beckham did to improve this offseason ... at Drake's house

His approach was a little outside the norm. Watch video EAST RUTHERFORD - The words could hardly escape from the mouth of Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. He stumbled and stammered on Tuesday as he tried to explain his excitement for the upcoming season. It was if there was a young boy given a free run at the candy store...
Via NJ.com
4 days ago

Pistons and Cavs owners may team up to own MLS expansion team in Detroit

From Manchester City and the New York Yankees, to the Atlanta Falcons, to the energy drink company Red Bull, to athletes like Magic Johnson, Steve Nash and David Beckham and celebrities like Drew Carey and Will Ferrell, MLS has recently been seen as an attractive market for ownership of those both in and out of sports. It seems like owners of two rival teams in the NBA are looking...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

David Beckham's old Ford F150 is heading to auction

A black 2002 Ford F150 - formerly owned by renown soccer player David Beckham - is heading to auction.The F150, a Supercharged Harley Davidson Edition, was bought by Beckham back in 2002 when he was the captain of England’s World Cup team.The vehicle comes with a certificate of authenticity, showing Beckham as the first owner. Three others have owned the truck since. Modifications...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the athletes featured in the following rap lyrics

Can you name the athletes featured in the following rap lyrics? Clue: Text of the lyrics with the athlete blanked out. More Text: Rapper/Song  
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Leicester Have the Title Wrapped Up?

5000/1. Those were the odds for Leicester City to win the Premier League on the first day of the season. David Beckham had a higher chance of becoming Manchester City's next manager. As we approach the end of the season, Claudio Ranieri and his squad have defied all odds as they look to put themselves in a position to bring the club's first ever Premier League Crown to King Power...
Via The Sports Quotient
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Payet 'bends it like Beckham', claims Hammers boss

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic says Dimitri Payet is as good at taking free-kicks as David Beckham.West Ham's French star Payet has scored three stunning efforts from outside the area in the last month alone.He followed up a 30-yard free-kick at Manchester United in the FA Cup with a carbon copy for France against Russia.And Payet arguably topped the lot with his looping, dipping shot...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

David Beckham’s underwear ads pay off in major way

David Beckham is banking more off the field than on. The 40-year-old soccer stud is the second-highest-earning retired athlete, per Forbes, raking in $45 million last year after hanging up his cleats in 2013. “The transition from the field of play to the real world can be harsh — then there are the athletes who thrived in their...
Via New York Post
29 days ago

Forbes: Michael Jordan, David Beckham Highest-Earning Retired Athletes In 2015

Michael Jordan continues to dominate sports, long into his retirement. Forbes Magazine’s Kurt Badenhausen on Wednesday published a definitive list of the highest-earning retired athletes in 2015, and Jordan heads the list by a large margin. Badenhausen estimates Jordan earned $110 million last year, with much of his income stemming from sales of Nike’s “Jordan” brand athletic...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

David Beckham picks former Real Madrid teammate to coach his MLS team?

David Beckham finally took a big step towards landing a stadium site for his Major League Soccer franchise in Miami. Has he found his first coach as well? According to Spanish newspaper AS, Beckham has already picked none other than former Real Madrid teammate Roberto Carlos to usher his club into its first MLS season, which could be as soon as 2018.A Galactico reunion in South...
Via Fox Sports
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

David Beckham, investors acquire private land for MLS stadium in Miami

MIAMI -- David Beckham and his investors say they've purchased the private land needed for a soccer stadium in Miami.Miami Beckham United announced in a news release Thursday the purchase of six acres in the city's Overtown neighborhood, just a block from the Miami River. The deal comes after more than two years of failed attempts to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to three...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

David Beckham, group buy private land for pro soccer stadium

MIAMI (AP) David Beckham and his investors say they've purchased the private land needed for a soccer stadium in Miami. Miami Beckham United announced in a news release Thursday the purchase of six acres in the city's Overtown neighborhood, just a block from the Miami River. The deal comes after more than two years of failed attempts to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

David Beckham says group purchased private land for Miami soccer stadium

MIAMI (AP) -- David Beckham and his investors say they've purchased the private land needed for a soccer stadium in Miami.Miami Beckham United announced in a news release Thursday the purchase of six acres in the city's Overtown neighborhood, just a block from the Miami River. The deal comes after more than two years of failed attempts to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

How Ronaldinho rescued Barcelona from its forgotten nightmare

With 24 major trophies over the last decade (not including several more likely to be added in 2016), it’s almost impossible to imagine a world where Barcelona is considered anything other than the gold standard in world soccer. And yet, as recently as 2003, the club’s situation was not only starkly different, but downright perilous. Bereft of Champions League competition after...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Beckham defends Arsenal boss Wenger against 'attention seekers'

David Beckham has taken to social media to defend Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger against the "attention seekers" calling for his departure.The former England captain took to Instagram to show his support for Wenger after a banner reading "Arsene - thanks for the memories, but it's time to say goodbye" was displayed during the FA Cup replay victory over Hull last week."Disgraceful. No...
Via Fox Sports
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

The Youth Revolution Is Taking Manchester United By Storm

David Beckham, George Best, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil and Gary Neville, Sir Bobby Charlton, and Mark Hughes are just some of the names that come to mind when you think of Manchester United's Youth Academy. The famed "Class of '92" all came through United's youth program, and won the Champions League (and treble for that matter) in 1999, and ever since, United's Academy has...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Beckham makes Messi long-term ambition for Miami project

Every day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Manchester United have renewed their interest in Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos.Manchester City may need to slug it out with Barcelona and Real Madrid for Bundesliga star Ilkay Gundogan.Roy Hodgson will...
Via Fox Sports
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

What will the 2016-2017 Columbus Crew SC Season Hold?

The Columbus Crew SC start off their 2016-2017 campaign this Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN against the heartbreakers of the Portland Timbers (really, it was heartbreaking). In a rematch of the 2016 MLS Cup, we will see where this season will take us. So, what do you need to know? We will see if the newly anointed designated player (DP), Kei Kamara (also last year’s co-lead goal...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Why does David Beckham want Jose Mourinho back in Premier League?

This week, former Manchester United great David Beckham told reporters that he wants to see Jose Mourinho managing a Premier League team as soon as possible. Beckham’s comments come amid speculation that the former Chelsea boss is hoping to replace Louis Van Gaal as Manchester United’s manager. Most and if not all online betting sites currently have Mourinho as the favorite...
Via World Soccer Talk
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

David Beckham pleads for Louis Van Gaal patience

David Beckham has come to the defense of under-pressure Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, saying the Dutchman needs time to turn the club’s fortunes around. United’s 3-0 FA Cup win over third-tier Shrewsbury on Monday gave Van Gaal some breathing space but the club still need to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit at home to Danish side FC Midtjylland Thursday if they are...
Via World Soccer Talk
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-United star Beckham backs under-fire boss Van Gaal

Former Manchester United midfielder David Beckham has backed under-fire manager Louis van Gaal.The ex-England captain says critics of the Dutchman should listen to the views of those who know him best.United coasted into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 3-0 win at Sky Bet League One side Shrewsbury on Monday night.The Red Devils, though, face a battle to continue their Europa...
Via Fox Sports
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Beckham ollies down 8 stairs and over an unflinching David Beckham

Let no one say that David Beckham does not love and believe in his kids. On Thursday, Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn uploaded this clip of himself at California Skate Lab to Instagram, in which he ollies down eight stairs and over his apparently unflappable father. I mean, he probably spent most of the afternoon watching Brooklyn land every third kickflip, so lying down flat on...
Via Fox Sports
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

PSG thought to be holding talks with Beckham over Miami project

Paris St Germain are one of a number of interested parties in negotiations to partner David Beckham's Miami Major League Soccer franchise, Press Association Sport understands, but there is still some way to go before a deal is finalised.Miami Beckham United (MBU), the ownership vehicle behind the proposed MLS expansion franchise, has been seeking financial backing to help build a...
Via Fox Sports
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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