Prosecutors said the suspect misappropriated and diverted more than $7.3 million of investor funds for his own personal benefit, which included paying credit card debts; making cash withdrawals; paying for travel, luxury automobile and jewelry purchases; and paying utilities bills.
Former U.S. Women's National Team players Brandi Chastain, Leslie Osborne, Danielle Slaton and Aly Wagner announced Tuesday that the National Women's Soccer League has awarded expansion rights to their team, which has not yet announced a name or home stadium.
Premier Rugby Sevens announced Tuesday that it will expand into the region with its newest franchise, the Golden State Retrievers, to be based in San Jose. The Retrievers will host an initial tryout for potential players on Sunday at San Jose State University.
The settlement ends five years of legal battles between the city and the National Football League team over management of the stadium, and requires the Forty Niners SC Stadium Company and its stadium management firm to pay the city $1,675,000.
As the 2022 election season enters its final quarter, the San Francisco 49ers – whose money boosted prior campaigns in both San Jose this spring and Santa Clara in 2020 – may be staying on the sidelines.
The 49ers offered to pay $3.3 million to the city’s general fund, plus $650,000 to the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, which could spare the authority an additional $8.35 million in legal fees in a protracted dispute.
Soccer’s showcase men’s world championship, the first edition with 48 teams, will visit Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara and 15 other cities in the United States, Mexico and Canada, including Los Angeles, Seattle and Vancouver on the West Coast.