Posts Tagged Business

Businessman who staved off blackouts applauds NFL’s decision

LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL’s decision to suspend its television blackout rule for the 2015 season is making one Buffalo-area businessman happy.

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Louisville Slugger maker announces deal to sell iconic brand

A Wilson baseball glove and a Louisville slugger bat sit on the field prior to a spring training baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants on Monday, March 23, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Hillerich & Bradsby Co., the company that made bats for a who's who of baseball greats, including Babe Ruth and Ted Williams, announced a deal Monday to sell its Louisville Slugger brand to rival Wilson Sporting Goods Co. for $70 million. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Over a century of family ownership of Louisville Slugger bats is going … going … nearly gone.

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New English work permit rules to curb foreign soccer imports

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham and Leicester City at White Hart Lane, London, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — The number of foreign players in English Premier League squads is set to be reduced under new rules designed to prevent the development of homegrown youngsters being stifled by imports.

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Spain’s prosecutor calls for trial, jail for Barcelona boss

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prosecutor has requested the National Court open a trial against Barcelona football club, its current president Josep Bartomeu and his predecessor Alexandre “Sandro” Rosell for alleged tax evasion, including in the signing of Brazil striker Neymar.

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Izod Center hosts its last act, New Jersey arena closing

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s Izod Center has hosted its last act after 34 years.

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