Story | Sep 1, 2014 | 7:39 PM
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Story | Nov 12, 2013 | 8:55 AM“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.)
Story | Sep 1, 2014 | 8:41 AM
Thursday, September 4th SOUTHERN SECTION NONLEAGUE Anaheim vs. Orange at El Modena, 7 p.m. Ayala vs. El Dorado at Placentia Valencia, 7 p.m. Beckman vs. Santa Ana Valley at Santa Ana Stadium, 7 p.m. Blair vs. Pasadena Marshall at Muir, 7 p.m....
Story | Sep 1, 2014 | 11:28 AM
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis normally has no competition for attention when he is in a room but it was different on Monday when another larger-than-life Argentine - soccer great Diego Maradona - attended a papal event. Maradona was among some...
Story | Aug 28, 2014 | 3:59 PM