Posts Tagged Business

Bill and Melinda Gates making Super Bowl plans

Bill and Melinda Gates are interviewed in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. As the world decides on the most crucial goals for the next 15 years in defeating poverty, disease and hunger, the $42 billion Gates Foundation announces its own ambitious agenda. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

SEATTLE (AP) — Melinda Gates says she and her husband, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, are most likely going to see their hometown team play in the Super Bowl.

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ESPN sues Notre Dame over police records involving athletes

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — ESPN has filed a lawsuit alleging the University of Notre Dame has violated Indiana’s public records laws by withholding police records it requested about possible campus crimes involving student athletes.

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Strawberry’s deferred compensation auctioned for $1.3M

In this May 10, 2014, file photo, former Los Angeles Dodgers player Darryl Strawberry, left, talks with Dodgers manager Don Mattingly before a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Los Angeles. The Internal Revenue Service has auctioned off for $1.3 million the deferred compensation agreement that was part of Darryl Strawberry's 1985-90 contact with the New York Mets. St. Louis-based IRS spokesman Michael Devine says the winning bidder Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015,  in Fairview Heights, Illinois, chose to remain anonymous. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The deferred compensation agreement included in Darryl Strawberry’s 1985-90 contact with the New York Mets has been auctioned for $1.3 million by the Internal Revenue Service.

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Steelers president doubts 2015 playoff expansion

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Don’t look at NFL expansion of the playoffs as a slam dunk.

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Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business award

In this Nov. 7, 2014, file photo, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan cheers on his team during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Charlotte, N.C. An emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears as he accepted an award for being named the Charlotte Business Journal’s Business Person of the Year. The Hornets owner said during a nine-minute speech Tuesday night, Jan. 20, 2015, that aired on the organization’s website that while he’s received many awards as a player, this one was different. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business Journal’s Business Person of the Year.

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