Posts Tagged Business

Dodgers top 3 million in ticket sales for upcoming season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have topped 3 million in ticket sales at the earliest date in franchise history for the upcoming season.

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‘Ex-friend’ whose recording led to Clippers sale to testify

In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with V. Stiviano as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, is going after the $2.5 million in real estate and cars her husband lavished on V. Stiviano in a trial scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles Superior Court. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An accountant says the woman who recorded offensive racial remarks by Donald Sterling made unbelievable claims about where she got $1 million to buy a house.

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Hazards at Rio Olympic course: legal, political, ecological

A worker cuts the grass on the Olympic Golf course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The mayor of Rio Eduardo Paes, has defended the city's controversial Olympic golf course, which has become a touchstone of criticism from environmental activists and is at the center of complicated legal wranglings since the course was partially carved out of a nature reserve. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The golf course for the 2016 Olympics has been embroiled in legal wrangling since the day three years ago when American golf architect Gil Hanse won the design contest over other bidders including Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.

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Steelers stadium keeps Heinz Field name despite Kraft merger

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers’ football stadium will keep the name Heinz Field despite the company’s planned merger with Kraft Foods Group.

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Affordable housing plans detailed for Red Wings district

DETROIT (AP) — Plans for a residential and entertainment district featuring a new Detroit Red Wings arena include about 20 percent affordable housing units.

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