Posts Tagged Business

Nevada gambling regulators sign off on Olympic betting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

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Charles Koch working on business book, scheduled for October

NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire businessman Charles G. Koch is working on a book in which he offers advice on management and entrepreneurship.

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Chelsea signs tire company Yokohama as new jersey sponsor

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has signed Japanese tire manufacturer Yokohama as its new jersey sponsor in a deal that could be worth more than $300 million for the English Premier League leader.

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A’s begin baseball’s mandatory domestic violence training

Oakland Athletics' Billy Butler (16) makes a play during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Reliever Dan Otero spoke up, as did many others, with a question on the topic of domestic violence that has been at the forefront of professional sports following the NFL’s recent troubles.

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No thanks! Companies reject “Shark Tank” deals, still thrive

In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 photo, Daniel Rensing, left and his wife Stephanie, owners of The Smart Baker, work in their warehouse in Rockledge, Fla. Annual revenue for their company is close to $1 million, up from $130,000 before their March 2012 appearance on the reality TV show "Shark Tank". (AP Photo/David Goldman)

NEW YORK (AP) — With the cameras rolling, Daniel and Stephanie Rensing accepted an offer from a “Shark Tank” investor. But after they had time to think about it, they changed their minds.

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