Posts Tagged Business

Woman loses home, other gifts to wife of ex-Clippers owner

In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Shelly Sterling, wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, attends an NBA basketball game between the Clippers and the Portland Trail Blazers in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Shelly Sterling is owed $2.6 million by a woman her husband showered with gifts. Judge Richard Fruin Jr. ruled Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in the lawsuit, awarding Shelly Sterling most of the nearly $3 million she had sought. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The recordings that Donald Sterling’s companion made of his off-color remarks cost him ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers and cost her the benefits of a sugar daddy.

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Honoring Jackie Robinson extends into orbit this year

Member of the Atlanta Braves baseball team, including manager Fredi Gonzalez, left, wear No. 42 in recognition of Jackie Robinson Day before a baseball game against Miami, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)  (MARIETTA DAILY OUT, GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT) LOCAL STATIONS OUT (WXIA, WGCL, FOX 5)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year.

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PawSox owners: Downtown ballpark would generate millions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox minor league baseball team said Wednesday that a multi-use ballpark in downtown Providence would generate $12.3 million annually in spending for the city and the state but they would seek help from taxpayers — $120 million over 30 years — and ask to be exempt from real estate taxes.

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Ex-Vikings tight end Voigt indicted in alleged Ponzi scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt is charged in a federal indictment with conspiracy and fraud in an alleged Ponzi scheme, the U.S. Attorney’s office said Wednesday.

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Going after the A-list: Businesses pursue celebrity clients

In this June 30, 2013 file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles. The owners of 5001 Flavors knew when they started the company 23 years ago they wanted to sell custom-made clothes to rap and R&B musicians. They sought out artists and record company executives at parties and music industry events. They looked in particular for up-and-coming artists. Now musicians like R. Kelly and Kid Rock are among their fans. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a dream for many small business owners: A-list celebrity clients.

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