Story | May 4, 2015 | 11:07 AM
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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 | May 3, 2015 | 7:22 PM
SUNDAY'S RESULTTS LOCAL COLLEGES WOMEN'S GOLF NCAA DIVISION II EAST SUPER REGIONAL NO. 1, at Cog Hill No. 2, Lemont First round Teams: Indianapolis 312, Missouri-St. Louis 315, Drury (Mo.) 316, Northwood (Mich.) 316, Grand Valley State (Mich.)...
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Story | May 2, 2015 | 8:41 PM
SATURDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BASEBALL Ag. Science 13, Thornridge 5 Andrew 11, Stagg 10 Beecher 14-4, Crete-Monee 13-13 Brother Rice 8, Loyola 5 De La Salle 8, St. Ignatius 3 Joliet West 8, Chicago Christian 4 Lincoln-Way West 8,...