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September 25, 2021


Joe Lacob: Warriors owner fined $50K after Ben Simmons comments

Sports Illustrated
The NBA announced it fined Warriors owner Joe Lacob $50,000 due to breaking the anti-tampering rule following comments he made regarding Ben Simmons earlier this week.  In a recent interview with the San Francisco Chronicle, Lacob discussed the  76ers player, who requested a trade in an August meeting, but referenced......

Ladbrokes owner Entain confirms DraftKings offer

A sign hangs outside a branch of Ladbrokes in London, Britain December 22, 2017. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Sept 21 (Reuters) – Entain Plc (ENT.L) on Tuesday confirmed that U.S. fantasy sports betting company DraftKings (DKNG.O) has made an offer to buy the British gambling firm in a deal that one media......

Gene Parrow, owner of Dutch Girl Donuts in Detroit, dies at 75

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Gene Timmer, owner of Dutch Girl Donuts on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, died Friday, Sept, 17, 2021, surrounded by family. He was 75. Mr. Timmer had quietly battled cancer the last 1 1/2 years, said his daughter, Johanna Parrow. For the last......

Store Owner Explains How Labor Exploitation Works, Says She Earns ’70k Like Everybody Else’

Madeline Pendleton has built a name for herself largely through her online presence, advocating for ethical consumption and representing counterculture. But she also owns Tunnel Vision, a clothing line and vintage shop in Los Angeles. The brand champions size inclusivity, sustainability, and economic equality. It’s also dedicated to sweatshop-free manufacturing......

Florida Spine Surgeon and Device Company Owner Charged in Kickback Scheme

A Florida orthopedic surgeon and designer of costly spinal surgery implants was arrested Tuesday and charged with paying millions of dollars in kickbacks and bribes to surgeons who agreed to use his company’s devices. Dr. Kingsley R. Chin, 57, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is the founder, chief executive officer and......

Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis has plans for mountaintop mansion with a familiar design

Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis plans to build a three-story, 15,000-square-foot mansion in Henderson, Nevada. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported construction crews have already broken ground on the home, which will be on a six-acre plot in Ascaya, a private community in Clark County. Want a good comparison of......

TikTok owner ByteDance takes first step into virtual reality with latest acquisition

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A visitor tries out a VR headset at the booth of Pico Technology during the China 5G and Industrial Internet Conference on Nov. 19, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. ByteDance has made its first foray into virtual reality......

Sara Lee Australia finds new owner

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND — New Zealand-based investor group South Island Office (SIO) has reached an agreement to acquire the Sara Lee desserts and baked foods business in Australia from McCain Foods (Aust) Pty. Ltd. Financial terms of the transaction, which is part of a partial management buyout with Sara Lee’s......

An antique store like no other

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here An antique store like no other – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter is a small sign for a store with a big reputation. Owner Bill Rau wants nothing less than for......

Boston Celtics icon Bill Russell to leave valuble memorabilia for next owner of former estate

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell is selling his longtime home of 50 years in Mercer Island, Washington. Russell, the most decorated player in NBA history with 11 championships in 13 seasons, lived at the Seattle-area estate for nearly 50 years. The 4,250-square-foot home will also include valuable relics from the......

Mets owner pokes ‘unproductive’ bats amid slide

Count Steve Cohen among the New York Mets faithful who are discouraged by the team’s current freefall. Cohen, the Mets’ first-year owner, called out the team’s “unproductive” offense in a tweet Wednesday morning, hours after New York fell further from postseason contention with a fifth consecutive loss. The Mets (59-60)......

The owner of Politico is said to be seeking $1 billion in a deal with Axel Springer.

New York Times
Politico, the Washington news site popular with Beltway power brokers, is seeking as much as $1 billion in a potential deal with the German publishing giant Axel Springer. Led by its owner, Robert Allbritton, Politico has been in talks with Axel about a potential investment or an outright sale, two......

Jay-Z, 76ers owner part of N.Y. sports betting bid

Licenses to offer online sports betting in New York are attracting big names and creating partnerships between the largest bookmakers in the U.S. Sean “Jay-Z” Carter and Philadelphia 76ers owner Michael Rubin are a part of group applying for an online sports betting license in New York and plan to......

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