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  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will allow investors to buy actual pieces of real players — namely, rights to 20 percent of the player's lifetime earnings (including licensing and product endorsement deals). The firm told The New York Times in October that it will soon stage an “IPO” for budding NFL star Arian Foster and hopes to sign up many more athletes, plus singers and actors similarly early in their careers. (On the other hand, Fantex's lawyers drew up a 37-page list of potential investment risks, such as injuries, slumps and scandals — and the fact that the stock will trade only on Fantex's private exchange.)
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Saturday, April 18

    SATURDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BASEBALL Aurora Central Catholic 5, Lincoln-Way Central 3 Brother Rice 14, De La Salle 6 Chicago Christian 7, Beecher 3 Lincoln-Way North 4, Lemont 0 Lincoln-Way West 10, Clemente 0 (5 innings) Marist 4-1, Notre...

    Illiana Christian beats T.F. United for Eisenhower Invite title

    Two ascending boys volleyball programs made it to the championship of the eight-team Eisenhower Invitational on Saturday. Illiana Christian booked its ticket to the finals with a three-set victory over top-seed and returning champion Eisenhower. T.F....

    Cardinal George's legacy one of conviction, humility, Chicago Catholics say

    Cardinal George's legacy one of conviction, humility, Chicago Catholics say
    Cindy Babinec remembers meeting Cardinal Francis George for the first time. It was June 2009, and she had just recently returned to the Roman Catholic Church after a 16-year hiatus. During that conversation, George encouraged her to write about her...

    Pope hopes Milan world's fair will help environmental effort

    Pope Francis says Milan's world's fair, which opens on May 1, can inspire decision-makers to help save the "health of the planet that God entrusted to the care of the human race." Francis on Saturday praised Expo's theme of exploring ways the planet...