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Royal Roundup: Chelsea FC finally get a new owner

NAS vs RSL recap and lowlights, Sounders win CCL, Miami stadium approved, Maradona’s “hand of God” jersey sets record at auction, and more...

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LA Dodgers/LA Lakers co-owners Todd Boehly, Mark Walter; Swiss businessman Hansjörg Wyss, and Clearlake Capital won the UK Government mandated bid to replace Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich as owner of Chelsea FC. The purchase price is rumored to be $4.9 Billion.





  • [90M] USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter addresses the team’s goalkeeping situation.
  • [SW][FRS] The U-17 USWNT advanced to the final vs Mexico, and both teams have earned berths in the U-17 World Cup in India.
  • [SW] U-20 USWNT will face Ghana, Netherlands and Japan in the U20 Women’s World Cup.


  • [TG] Real Madrid score 3 late goals to knock Manchester City out of the UEFA Champions League.
  • [WAGNH] Bournemouth and Fulham earn promotion to the Premier League.
  • [TG] Sam Kerr scored a brace as Chelsea FC Women beat Manchester United Women 4-2 to win the WSL title.
  • [USAT] Diego Maradona’s “hand of god” jersey sold for $9.3 million at auction, the highest price for any piece of sports memorabilia.