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Saturday, May 18, 2024

Manchester United Sale Saga Comes to a Close

  • Jim Ratcliffe has reportedly agreed to purchase a 25% stake in Manchester United.
  • The move closes a long, drawn out chapter in Premier League history.
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British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe is buying a 25% stake in Manchester United, allowing Joel and Avram Glazer to retain a controlling interest in the club. Ratcliffe will have influence over roster-building decisions and could seek full control of the club.

We also discuss the NFL, and commissioner Roger Goodell revealing that the league is mulling the idea of a London Super Bowl in the future.

Plus, we explore the international baseball landscape with reporter Shawn Spradling, in light of the IOC approving it for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, and highly touted Japanese slugger Rintaro Sasaki is making the unprecedented move of forgoing Nippon Professional Baseball to play in college in the U.S.

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