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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.)
  • Week 8 high-school football schedule

    Week 8 high-school football schedule
    Thursday, Oct. 16 TFA-Leesburg at Gainesville St. Francis, 7 Orange City University at Spruce Creek, 7 Lake Nona at St. Cloud, 7:30 Osceola at Celebration, 7:30 Harmony at Liberty, 7:30 Friday, Oct. 17 Lakeland Santa Fe Catholic at...

    Smaller protest forms in Ferguson, Mo.

    FERGUSON, Mo. A smaller, quieter protest formed in Ferguson on a sultry Wednesday night after other marches converged upon the St. Louis County Justice Center in Clayton, where a grand jury has begun examining the Michael Brown case. In Ferguson,...

    Ferguson protesters march to county justice center, site of grand jury probe

    FERGUSON, Mo. Protesters gathered again in Ferguson on a sultry Wednesday night and marched to the St. Louis County Justice Center in Clayton, where a grand jury has begun examining the case. After sunset Wednesday, more than 100 protesters gathered on...

    The time for action is now

    The Islamic State mistakenly thought the brutal execution of American journalist James Wright Foley would be a warning to the United States. Instead, they issued a call to arms. The insurgency controlling territory in Iraq and Syria has made its...