Saudi wealth fund buys England’s Newcastle United soccer club after months of wrangling

A Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United at Molineux on October 02, 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. Naomi Baker | Getty Images A Saudi consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has successfully purchased England’s Newcastle United soccer team after 18 months of protracted disputes.  A major final obstacle was overcome Thursday …

National Women’s Soccer League cancels games after coach was fired over sex abuse claims

The National Women’s Soccer League has called off its weekend games after former North Carolina Courage coach Paul Riley was accused of sexual abuse. “This week, and much of this season, has been incredibly traumatic for our players and staff, and I take full responsibility for the role I have played. I am so sorry …