Reports: Robert Kraft close to buying Spanish soccer team

Given the rate at which NFL owners are making money, it’s little surprise they’re looking to expand their portfolios.

Via soccerex.com, citing reports in the Spanish media, Patriots owner Robert Kraft is close to agreeing to a deal to buy Sevilla.

The Spanish reports say that Kraft is leading a group which is buying a 40 percent stake in the club, which finished seventh in La Liga last season.

Motor was always running for the Owls in 2017, finishing fourth in the FBS with 1,796 rushing yards and lapping the field with 32 touchdowns on the ground during FAU’s breakthrough season. As long as Lane Kiffin is calling the shots, Singletary should have plenty of room to work and an abundance of carries to help support Kiffin’s new starting quarterback. His last sub-100-yard game came against Wisconsin in Week 2 of last year; Oklahoma’s defense should be a little more compliant on Labor Day weekend as he gets another shot at a Power 5 proving ground.

Owens has a Canadian agent who is currently negotiating with the Edmonton Eskimos regarding a possible contract that would make Owens a member of the CFL club.

If it happens, it happens, but if it doesn’t, it’s not the end of the world, Owens said regarding the potential continuation of his playing career.

Owens last played in an NFL regular-season game with the Bengals, in 2011. He was a member of the Seahawks during training camp and the preseason in 2012.

Every summer, National Football Scouting produces grades on the following year’s college seniors for teams, as a sort of kickoff to the evaluation process. The value of the grades is up for debate—they’re done by scouts looking to break into the league, by definition guys not nearly as qualified as those who’ll make the decisions next April. And of course, leaving out underclassmen makes the list pretty incomplete.

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