Posts Tagged Business

Kings bring back former player Divac in front-office role

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Former fan favorite Vlade Divac has rejoined the Sacramento Kings as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, a job that will include advising the front office and coaching staff.

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Mayor: Chicago rules ban 24-hour construction at Wrigley

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says city building ordinances don’t allow the renovation project at Wrigley Field to have construction crews working around the clock.

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Rummenigge upbeat after meeting with Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter leaves after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England. The dates of the 2022 tournament will be confirmed in March by the FIFA executive committee, which Blatter heads. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Tensions between FIFA and Europe’s top clubs over the 2022 World Cup have been calmed by a meeting between Sepp Blatter and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

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Game Developers Conference offers creators a sporting chance

In this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 file photo, attendees walk the exhibition floor at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco. With millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in arenas, game developers are angling to learn a few lessons from esports and possibly create the next "League of Legends" at this year's Game Developers Conference, the annual gathering of video game creators, kicking-off Monday, March 2, 2015, through Friday. A survey by GDC organizers of more than 200,000 developers found that 79 percent believe competitive gaming is now a sustainable business model.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With tens of millions of gamers now regularly spectating video games online and in real-world arenas, game developers looking to create the next “StarCraft” or “League of Legends” might learn a few lessons at this year’s Game Developers Conference.

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Publisher moves up release for Hirsi Ali book ‘Heretic’

NEW YORK (AP) — The release date for the latest book by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a women’s rights advocate and leading critic of Islam, has been moved up from late April to March 24.

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