Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Seahawks end relationship with Papa John’s

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

The Atlanta Falcons have indefinitely suspended their relationship with Papa John’s. The Seattle Seahawks have now taken similar action. Via KIRO-TV, the Seahawks currently are not partnering with the nationwide pizza chain, which has four locations in CenturyLink Field. It’s unclear whether the relationship has been terminated or simply suspended.

5 Less-Obvious Esports Stocks Investors Should Watch

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Esports, or competitions centered on video gaming, has reached new heights in popularity. Since Activision (NASDAQ:ATVI) created its Overwatch League for competitive gaming, esports have increased in popularity. Over 360 million watched streamed video of the League of Legends competition.

Here’s why Venus and Serena Williams still say they haven’t ‘made it’

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Venus and Serena Williams, at 38 and 36 years old, have achieved more in their careers than most people could dream of: Between the two of them, they’ve won 30 Grand Slam singles titles and earned more than $125 million in prize money. What’s more, they both have their own fashion lines and have been minority owners of the Miami Dolphins since 2009.

Drew Brees is suing a jeweler for $9 million, saying he was overcharged by millions for diamonds

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Drew Brees is embroiled in a $9 million lawsuit with a jeweler named Vahid Moradi, arguing that an independent appraiser suggested he was significantly overcharged for diamond purchases. A court filing submitted by Moradi claims the New Orleans Saints quarterback said he was "cash poor" before bringing the lawsuit — something Brees denies. Drew Brees and his wife are embroiled in a $9 million lawsuit against a jeweler they say dramatically overcharged them for diamonds.

NFL Teams Previously Have Settled in Cheerleader Lawsuits. Will Texans’ Ex-Cheerleaders Set Different Precedent?

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Over the last month, seven former Houston Texans cheerleaders have sued the team and raised very disturbing claims. The cheerleaders assert that they were subjected to assault, harassment, misappropriation of identity and unpaid wages.

Tackling Trade Is a Dangerous Sport: Market Recon

Monday, June 25th, 2018

As the son, and grandson of New York Giants fans, who adored the overt Irish-ness of the late John McGraw, I was doomed to a lifetime spent in support of my city's National League offering, leaving me some what defenseless as a fan. The U.S. Treasury Department is preparing new rules that would be designed to prevent Chinese (25% plus) owned firms from purchases of U.S. (high end) technology type entities. According to the Wall Street Journal, the administration may, at the same time, block the export of high-end technology in any way to China -- a double whammy, so to speak.

‘We Gotta Keep Moving’: Detroit Entrepreneurs Awarded $1.2M In Funding At Quicken Loans Demo Day

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

In Dan Gilbert’s view, there are four pillars to Detroit’s growth: blight, jobs, safety and education. That’s why the company Gilbert founded, Quicken Loans, awarded $1.2 million in funding to Detroit entrepreneurs at the company's second annual Demo

Broncos Ownership Saga: Breaking Down Beth Bowlen Wallace’s Efforts to Take Control in Denver

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Beth Bowlen Wallace, the daughter of Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, wants to take control of the team from The Pat Bowlen Trust, which was put in place by her father to determine the future controlling owner of the franchise in Denver. On Thursday, Bowlen Wallace released a statement explaining her intentions to become the controlling owner, according to The Denver Channel.

Denver Broncos deny Beth Bowlen’s ownership bid

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

The Denver Broncos dismissed Beth Bowlen's bid to become controlling owner of the NFL franchise as she is "not capable or qualified". Bowlen, the daughter of Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, wants to be in control of the team.

Pat Bowlen’s daughter seeks to take over as Broncos’ controlling owner

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Beth Bowlen Wallace, the daughter of longtime Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, wants to take over as the team’s controlling owner. “I know the fans have been anxious and asking quite a few questions about what’s happening with the succession plan of the Denver Broncos,” Bowlen Wallace said, via Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic. In response, the Broncos released statements from the Pat Bowlen Trust and Broncos President and CEO Joe Ellis.