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Want to Lose a Lot of Money, Fast? Buy a Small Soccer Team in England.

The country’s lower leagues offer a tempting entry to ownership. But the sport’s economics mean even multimillionaires can struggle to…

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Spring Training at Coachella: Can the M.L.S. Cash In on Its Preseason?

AEG, the entertainment giant, is trying to organize large-scale training camps marketed to fans, as other sports have done. Will…

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Jayo Archer, Motorcyclist Who Landed Triple Flip, Dies While Practicing

Archer, 27, was the first to successfully execute a triple backflip in a freestyle motocross competition.

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A Billionaire Bought a Chunk of Manchester United. Now He Has to Fix It.

Jim Ratcliffe spent $1.5 billion for a 25 percent stake in his boyhood English soccer club. On Wednesday, he laid…

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Lefty Driesell, Hall of Fame College Basketball Coach, Dies at 92

He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each…

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Women Outnumber Men in South Korea’s Sports Stadiums

Experts say it has to do with stadium safety and the influence of K-pop fan culture.

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Don Gullett, Ace for the Big Red Machine, Dies at 73

With a fastball that recalled his idol, Sandy Koufax, he helped lead the Cincinnati Reds and then the New York…

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Kylian Mbappé, P.S.G. and the Dangers of a Loveless Marriage

The relationship between a superstar and his hometown club has always felt transactional. Did either side get what they wanted?

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An English City Gave Soccer to the World. Now It Wants Credit.

As far as the man in the food truck is concerned, the patch of land he occupies in Sheffield, England,…

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Kelvin Kiptum, Marathon World Record-Holder, Dies at 24

Kiptum, who came tantalizingly close last year to breaching the mythical two-hour barrier in the marathon, was killed in a…

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