NBA assessing expansion possibilities, Adam Silver says

NBA commissioner Adam Silver revealed Monday that the league has examined previous analysis into expansion but  adding new teams is still not “on the front burner.” The Charlotte Bobcats — now known as the Hornets — were the most recent franchise to join, taking the total to 30 in 2004. Toronto and Vancouver were new in 1995 as the […]

Rugby Union

Pro14 confirms expansion talks with South Africa

Organisers of the Pro14 are in talks to increase the number of South African teams in the competition. There is hope the new campaign net year will still involve South African teams alongside the best from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Italy. Cheetahs and Southern Kings have both featured in the Pro14, but the Kings will […]

Rugby League

Expansion must come at expense of Sydney clubs: Ribot

Super League architect John Ribot believes the next phase of NRL expansion must come at the expense of Sydney clubs, declaring: “I’m not saying throw the baby out with the bathwater, I’m saying relocate the baby.” Expansion is firmly back on the agenda after the Australian Rugby League Commission gave management 12 months to develop […]