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Orlando chosen to host Special Olympic USA Summer Games in 2022, brings $61 million impact

5 days ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Special Olympics plans to announce Friday that Orlando will host the organization's USA Summer Games in 2022, a coveted sporting event that promises to have a $61 million...
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Kentucky Derby, Preakness have their differences

7 days ago   |   Newsday

The Kentucky Derby is an all-American rite of spring that glorifies hype, sentimentality and price gouging. It defines Louisville, whose economy might buckle without the...
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From the Counter: Howell's Indoor Range & Gun Shop

20 days ago   |   NSSF

“From the Counter” is the NSSF's timely industry perspectives from firearm retailers across the country. Our goal is to highlight innovative market strategies helping retailers...
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T-Mobile and Sprint, Walmart, Marathon and Andeavor: CEO Daily for April 30, 2018

22 days ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. Adam Lashinsky here instead of Alan-he and I have switched places this week. Check out Fortune ‘s Data Sheet newsletter if you miss him. Last week in Data Sheet...
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Las Vegas Raiders Stadium can help economic boom, expert says

26 days ago   |   Review Journal

Study after study has concluded that stadiums aren't effective economic development drivers. But a leading urban growth researcher says Orlando and Las Vegas are exceptions...
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World Cup claimed to boost Russia's economy by nearly $31bn

27 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   3 articles

MOSCOW - Organizers of this summer's World Cup predict the total impact on the Russian economy could hit nearly $31 billion.
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San Juan mayor warns of the ‘disaster economics' devastating Puerto Rico

San Juan mayor warns of the ‘disaster economics' devastating Puerto Rico

27 days ago   |   Think Progress

To hear Carmen Yulín Cruz tell it, Puerto Rico was hit by two disasters last year. First, there was the devastation from Hurricane Maria, which crashed ashore last September as...
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NFL owners approve sale of Carolina Panthers

NFL owners approve sale of Carolina Panthers

NFL owners on Tuesday approved Pittsburgh Steelers minority owner David Tepper to purchase the Carolina Panthers. Read more ...

Texans star J.J. Watt visits school shooting survivors as they recover from...

Texans star J.J. Watt visits school shooting survivors as they recover from their injuries

NFL player J.J. Watt steps into the homes and hospital rooms of recovering shooting victims after a Texas high school loses 10 people. Read more ...

How the NFL is cracking down on helmet hits with new rule

How the NFL is cracking down on helmet hits with new rule

ATLANTA - The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmets is subject to ejection after an in-game video review that... Read more ...

Warriors vs. Rockets: Score, updates, highlights from Game 4 of West finals

Warriors vs. Rockets: Score, updates, highlights from Game 4 of West finals

Follow along here for the latest updates from Game 4 of the Western Conference finals as the Warriors seek a commanding 3-1 lead in their series with the Rockets. Read more ...

Souza put back on DL by Diamondbacks with pectoral strain

Souza put back on DL by Diamondbacks with pectoral strain

MILWAUKEE - Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza Jr. is back on the 10-day disabled list. Read more ...

NFL owners reportedly consider 15-yard penalty for kneeling during national...

NFL owners reportedly consider 15-yard penalty for kneeling during national anthem

National Football League owners are engaged in discussions regarding how the league will respond to players who kneel in protest during the national anthem, and one of their... Read more ...

Mets sign Bautista, recently cut Braves, goes into lineup

Mets sign Bautista, recently cut Braves, goes into lineup

NEW YORK - Former home run champ Jose Bautista is getting another chance to show he still has pop, this time with the New York Mets. Read more ...

Angels' Zack Cozart wary of teams' motives starting relievers

Angels' Zack Cozart wary of teams' motives starting relievers

Zack Cozart thinks teams starting relievers are planning for the future, and not in a good way. Read more ...

NFL considering turning anthem kneel into actual game penalty

NFL considering turning anthem kneel into actual game penalty

Kneeling during the national anthem could soon be equivalent to dangerous hits and excessive touchdown dances. The NFL is considering a new punishment for its players taking a... Read more ...

Texas A&M beats Vanderbilt 3-1 in SEC Tournament

Texas A&M beats Vanderbilt 3-1 in SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. - Kaylor Chafin and Nolan Hoffman combined to scatter eight hits Tuesday as 11th-seeded Texas A&M eliminated No. 6 seed Vanderbilt 3-1 on the first day of the... Read more ...