Play by Play: #Vegas Takes Series Lead, #Rockets Tie Up Conference Finals, Eintracht Frankfurt and Milwaukee Bucks Name New Coaches
Stocks discussed: (NasdaqGM: $ESCA), (NYSE: $MANU), (OTC: $GMBL)
Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - May 17, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in investor news and research issues today's edition of Play by Play covering what's new in sports headlines and recent news from publicly traded companies in the sector.
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Vegas Takes Series Lead, Rockets Tie Up Conference Finals, Eintracht Frankfurt and Milwaukee Bucks Name New Coaches
The Las Vegas Golden Knights have taken the lead in their series against the Winnipeg Jets with a 4-2 victory in Vegas last night. The Knights' Centre Jonathan Marchessault scored the first and last goal of the game, and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made an impressive 33 saves.
In the NBA, the Houston Rockets claimed a 127-105 home game victory against the Golden State Warriors last night. This ties the series at one win each and the two teams now enter a three day break, squaring off next on Sunday in Oakland.
Eintracht Frankfurt has signed a three-year deal with Adi Hütter as their new coach after former coach Niko Kovac heads to Bundesliga rival team Bayern München. Bundesliga quotes Eintracht Frankfurt director of sport Fredi Bobic:
""Adi is a real football man who lives for the sport. His CV is impressive because he's shown at a number of clubs what he can get the best out of teams with hard work. He's the perfect fit to our club. Adi was always our desired candidate, and after constructive discussions we're finally looking forward to working together.""
ESPN reports that Mike Budenholzer has agreed in principle to a four-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks to be their new head coach. Budenholzer parted ways with the Atlanta Hawks back in April after having coached them for five years. ESPN reports that Budenholzer was Bucks GM Jon Horst's top pick for coach:
"For general manager Jon Horst, Budenholzer had long been his top target, and a finalized contract is expected to be completed soon, league sources said."
Escalade Sells Equity Stake in STIGA Sports Group AB, Man United Share Financials and Esports Entertainment Announce Financing with First Capital Venture
Stocks discussed: (NasdaqGM:ESCA), (NYSE:MANU), (OTC:GMBL)
Escalade, Inc. (NasdaqGM:ESCA) has sold its 50 percent equity share of Sweden's STIGA Sports Group AB to a private investor, according to press release today. Escalade subsidiary, Escalade Sports, entered into a licensing agreement for STIGA products in North America, however.
Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) revealed their financial results from third quarter 2018 boasting an eight percent increase over 2017, new sponsorship deals and record growth for their Youtube channel.
Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTC:GMBL) has announced $600,000 USD financing with First Capital Ventures.
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