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  • 29 August 2019
    导出博客文章EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern says it will play home games during the 2017-18 season at Allstate Arena in Rosemont while its on-campus arena undergoes a $110 million renovation.Northwestern needs a temporary home because of a major overhaul to Welsh-Ryan Arena that is scheduled to begin next spring and be completed in the fall of 2018. The school plans to replace existing wooden bleachers with chair-back seats, update audio and video systems, add premium seating and widen concourses.While the 63-year-old arena gets a face-lift, the Wildcats will play about 15 miles from campus. Allstate Arena is the longtime home of DePaul mens basketball, which is scheduled to move to a new arena in Chicago in 2017. Alex Iafallo Kings Jersey . Despite dominating possession, Schalke needed an own goal from Nicolas Hoefler for the breakthrough a minute before the interval. The Freiburg midfielder misjudged Jefferson Farfans corner and bundled the ball into his own net. Rob Blake Kings Jersey . The winner Saturday will remain in the elite 10-team field next year. "We talked about wanting to be disciplined and stick with our game plan and good things will come," Draisaitl said, who had two goals for the victors. . - After leading the Saints to a fourth playoff appearance in five seasons, Drew Brees expressed confidence in the direction of his team and, perhaps more importantly, showed a willingness to listen to contract proposals if the team needs his help getting under the NFLs salary cap. Anze Kopitar Kings Jersey . -- Stanford squashed Oregons national championship hopes again, schooling the Ducks in power football. Adrian Kempe Kings Jersey . - The Washington Redskins have cut defensive lineman Adam Carriker and punter Sav Rocca. Kobe Bryant announced Monday that he was starting a $100 million media, technology and data fund.Bryant will partner with investor Jeff Stibel, the vice chairman of Dun & Bradstreet, chairman of brain implant system BrainGate and former president of Bryant has been privately investing with Stibel.The venture, which is not open to outside investors, has already invested in 13 companies, according to The Wall Street Journal, including The Players Tribune, video game designer Scopely, LegalZoom, apparel T-shirt company Represent, Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba?and VIPKid, a company that provides a North American school experience to children in China.This is one of my passions, Bryant said on CNBC after he rang the opening bell Monday on the New York Stock Exchange. We are one gear, 100 percent laser-focused, and here we go.The fund does not include Bryants personal investments that he makes through Kobe Inc., a company he started in 2014. His first investment was in sports drink company BodyArmor, which partnered with the Los Angeles Lakers for his final game merchandise. The $1.2 million in merchandise sold at the Staples Center on April 14 set an industry record for merchandise sales at a stadium and arena in a single day.That didnt include apparel sold just by Kobe Inc., which offered T-shirts with the wordds Mamba Out, the last words Bryant said before walking off the court for the final time after he scored 60 points in his career finale.dddddddddddd His company recently filed to trademark that phrase, though it will be second in line behind two men who filed a trademark a couple days after Bryant said it.Other NBA players have made a dent in the investing world, including former Lakers great Magic Johnson. His personal business, Magic Johnson Enterprises, made investments in urban-area real estate, and he has had several real estate funds, with Canyon Capital, Yucaipa and JLC Loop Capital, that raised more than $3 billion.Former San Antonio Spurs center David Robinson has also been part of the investing world. His Admiral Capital has acquired and sold real estate reportedly worth more than $350 million. Admiral Capital also invested in sports highlight capture company Krossover and discount ticketing company ScoreBig.In 2014, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony started his M7 Tech fund, which has since invested in 20 companies, including ride-sharing company Lyft, ticketing company SeatGeek and Whistle, a pet activity monitor that the fund cashed in on when it was sold a few months ago. ' ' '