Goldman Sachs at the New York Stock Exchange: Goldman and BAML were among banks that lent Tottenham Hotspur €455 million in May to help finance a new 61,500-seat stadium in London. Photograph: Reuters

US banks that have carved out a lucrative niche financing the construction and renovation of sports stadiums are making a push into Europe, signing a (...)

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens as prosecution witness Alexander Bradley testifies at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts in 2015. Photo: Brian Snyder/Reuters

On a gloomy late spring morning in 2013, Aaron Hernandez gave his final football interview. It came at the end of a mini-camp practice on the day the (...)

Aaron Rodgers will face a ferocious Seattle defence that led the NFL in fewest points allowed per game. Photograph:  Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Four months after the Seattle Seahawks routed the Green Bay Packers in the NFL’s season opener, the NFC powerhouses will go at it again, this time wit(...)