Few owners in the National Football League have been as successful as New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft in the past two decades. "Everybody in our organization puts winning first," Kraft said. Under his leadership, the New England Patriots are currently the NFL's second-most-valuable franchise, valued at $3.4 billion, according to Forbes.
Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba has been fined by Major League Soccer (MLS) for his refusal to play against Toronto FC last Sunday, the league announced on Friday. The amount of the fine, which was not disclosed by MLS, was consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the league said. Drogba, 38, sat out against Toronto after learning he would not be in the starting lineup.
Charlie Baker never warmed up to the idea of Boston hosting the Summer Olympics, and he wasn’t fond of a $1 billion expansion plan for the South Boston convention center. But when it comes to a Major League Soccer stadium in Dorchester, the governor is keeping an open mind, especially since Boston is one of the few MLS markets without such a venue. “The opportunity with respect to that could be really terrific,” Baker tells me. “It could be great for all the kids who play soccer.” That might count as downright enthusiastic for a governor who likes to play in the middle of the field. The latest is that Bob Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots and New England Revolution, is