Posts Tagged Business

Matthew McConaughey to pitch for Lincoln brand

DETROIT (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is the new spokesman for Ford’s luxury Lincoln brand.

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Developmental league places team in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — The FXFL developmental football league will have a team in Brooklyn and will play a six-game season in four cities this year.

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Rocks Cats pay taxes, avoid stadium eviction

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — The New Britain Rock Cats have avoided potential eviction from their baseball stadium by paying more than $164,500 in property taxes.

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Gordon has thirst for fun at Delaware brewery

Jeff Gordon celebrates his victory with his crew after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

MILTON, Del. (AP) — Jeff Gordon may as well have been any average sports fan, sliding up to the bar and ordering a beer.

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Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online

In this April 12, 2014 file photo, a television camera stands near the Toronto Blue Jays' on deck circle during a baseball game between the Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles, in Baltimore. Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: Television dominates and limits the Internet’s potential. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

LA PORTE, Ind. (AP) — Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Internet viewers are an afterthought.

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