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Billy Pappas

Union Leader 30 Mar 2023
It would be tough to match athletic resumes with Billy Pappas, who was a three-sport athlete at Manchester High School Central and then a standout in each of those three sports (football, basketball and baseball) at the University of New Hampshire ... “He was a good businessman,” Toni said. “He would watch sports occasionally, but not all the time.
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Billy Pappas was a three-sport star and much more

Union Leader 30 Mar 2023
It would be tough to match athletic resumes with Billy Pappas, who was a three-sport athlete at Manchester High School Central and then a standout in each of those three sports (football, basketball and baseball) at the University of New Hampshire ... “He was a good businessman,” Toni said. “He would watch sports occasionally, but not all the time.
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Millionaire recycling tycoon, 54, sues 'luxury' West End bookies for not protecting him from his ...

The Daily Mail 29 Mar 2023
A multimillionaire businessman is suing a luxury West End bookies for not protecting him from his gambling 'addiction' ... The businessman is now suing 'luxury' bookmakers Star Sports after he spent over £400,000 at the company's flagship Mayfair betting shop in London, close to the Dorchester Hotel.
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Meet Pakistan’s richest person Shahid Khan, was once a dishwasher, his whopping net worth is…

DNA India 28 Mar 2023
Pakistan has failed to develop like India in the last 70 years largely because of its wrong policies and bad political decisions. But there are some Pakistanis who have managed to become a good businessman and are known across the world ... Shahid Khan, the owner of Flex-N-Gate, is a billionaire businessman and sports tycoon ... .
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New Formula One team could be based in the Middle East

The National 28 Mar 2023
Former team chief Craig Pollock revealed he has been working for four years on a new plan to return to the sport with a team in which the workforce is split 50-50 between men and women. The Scottish-born businessman has refused to say exactly where the team would be based, but the ...
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Mike Trout and Tiger Woods golf course in Vineland slated to open in 2025

Atlantic City 27 Mar 2023
Nicholas Huba. Mike Trout through the years. MILLVILLE - Mike Trout announced that he's building a golf course in Vineland with Tiger Woods ... Trout and is partnering with businessman John Ruga. Woods, who, with 82 career wins, has been regarded as one of sport's best golfers in history, says he was excited to take his business venture to South Jersey ... .
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Qatar’s Sheikh Jassim submits improved bid for Manchester United

Gulf News 26 Mar 2023
Sky Sports News earlier reported that the bid was believed to be worth around 5 billion pounds ($6.12 billion) but later reports on its website did not mention the figure ... founder of chemicals producer INEOS, and Finnish businessman Thomas Zilliacus.
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Qatar's Sheikh Jassim submits improved bid for Manchester United

Egypt Today 26 Mar 2023
Sky Sports News earlier reported that the bid was believed to be worth around 5 billion pounds ($6.12 billion) but later reports on its website did not mention the figure ... businessman Thomas Zilliacus ... They are widely seen as one of the most prized assets in all of sport.
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How Barry and Eddie Hearn built Matchroom into an £800m business thanks to boxing’s Anthony Joshua and Canelo Alvarez

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Mar 2023
There are two sides to Eddie Hearn ... “Not on your f***ing nelly.” ... the serious businessman in talks to sell a stake in Matchroom Sport, the company founded by his father, Barry, at a valuation of £800 million. Related articles ... .
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Manchester United receive improved bid from Qatar's Sheikh Jassim

Hindustan Times 25 Mar 2023
Sky Sports News earlier reported that the bid was believed to be worth around 5 billion pounds (6.12 billion dollars) but later reports on its website did not mention the figure ... businessman Thomas Zilliacus ... They are widely seen as one of the most prized assets in all of sport.
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Finnish entrepreneur Thomas Zilliacus submits bid for Manchester United - but wants fans to buy half

ITV 23 Mar 2023
Thomas Zilliacus, the founder and chairman of social media group novaM, says it will cost Reds supporters just $3 (£2.44) each because "any sport club ultimately should belong to its fans”. The 59-year-old businessman, from Helsinki, has thrown his hat in the ring to buy the ...
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Micah Shrewsberry tells me why he left Penn State for Notre Dame: Indiana means basketball ...

Penn Live 23 Mar 2023
Its state sport courses through his veins ... That these people he’d be dealing with were not so infused with the love of his chosen sport ... “In Indiana, it’s the number-one sport ... Twenty-five years ago, Swarbrick was chairman of the Indiana Sports Corporation ... But it all gets back to the fact that the sport always will get second billing or worse.
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CNY hockey pioneer Brian Elwell, who helped bring Syracuse Crunch to town, dies at age 79

The Post-Standard 21 Mar 2023
He then made Syracuse home for the rest of his life, raising a family, becoming a local businessman, spreading his love of hockey and leaving as many fingerprints over the Syracuse sporting scene as any contributor of his time. He was elected to the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.
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Hong Kong struggles to win back tourists, ‘World City’ crown

Al Jazeera 21 Mar 2023
“That was the tipping point,” Bruce, 65, a businessman and native of Scotland who has lived in Hong Kong for 35 years, told Al Jazeera ... The organisers of the event, known as much for its non-stop parties as for the sport itself, have promised to “rock the city” for the first time in four years.
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Who is buying Manchester United? Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Qatar bids compete for Glazers takeover

Sportingnews 21 Mar 2023
It is surely no coincidence that, just a matter of months on from that deal being struck, Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group signalled their intention to sell up after 12 years at the helm earlier this month ... Businessman Michael Knighton tried to buy Man United in 1989 and ...

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