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David Beckham: New Salford City co-owner watches non-league match against Dover Athletic

Beckham walked around the pitch at the Peninsula Stadium before kick-off Fans of non-league Salford City were joined by former England captain David Beckham when he turned up to watch their home game against Dover Athletic. Saturday’s match was the first time he had attended one of the club’s games since becoming co-owner last month. Beckham took a 10% stake, joining former Manchester United team-mates Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Gary and Phil Neville as co-owners. With son Romeo, he saw Salford lose 3-1 to Dover in the…

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NBA notebook: Bucks’ co-owner fined over Davis comments

Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry has been fined $25,000 for his recent remarks about Anthony Davis, ESPN’s Malika Andrews reported Monday. FILE PHOTO: Marc Lasry, CEO and Co-Founder of Avenue Capital Group, speaks during the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York, U.S., November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar Lasry’s recent comments about the New Orleans Pelicans’ star, who requested a trade from the Pelicans prior to the trading deadline, violated NBA tampering rules. There were reports that the Bucks, who enter play Monday with the league’s best record at…

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Flames co-owner Riddell dies | Reuters

Calgary Flames co-owner Clay Riddell has died, the team confirmed Sunday. Paramount Resources, one of the oil and natural gas companies the 81-year-old billionaire built, said Riddell died Saturday. “We mourn the passing of a great man of industry, sports, philanthropy and human decency along with our city, province and country,” Flames vice chairman and CEO Ken King said in a statement. “His legacies to all of us are immeasurable. To his family our gratitude, respect and deepest sympathy.” Riddell joined the Flames’ ownership in 2003, and he relinquished his…

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