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Volume 26 No. 65
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Speed Reads....

Today "marks the opening day for Texas Live," the "long dreamed-of concert and food venue across the street from the Rangers' home base at Globe Life Park" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 8/9). See more coverage of the opening in today's issue of THE DAILY.

OpTic Gaming and the OWL Houston Outlaws ownership group Infinite Esports & Entertainment is "cutting ties with one of its investors, Deep Space Ventures, after that company's managing partner, Stephen Hays, was arrested on Sunday following allegations of domestic violence," according to sources (ESPN.com, 8/8).

The Union hired Ernst Tanner, who "spent the last five years as the director of Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg's academy," as the club's new Sporting Dir. He will be introduced today, but sources said that he "won't officially start" until mid-to-late September "because of visa and immigration paperwork." Tanner replaces Earnie Stewart, who agreed to become USMNT GM back in June (PHILLY.com, 8/8).