Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:00:00 -0400Michael Moore's newest film chooses not to bash Donald Trump but rather defend Hillary Clinton.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:30:00 -0400Entering the 2016 season, the expectation for the national league champion Mets was a repeat trip to the World Series, built on a pitching staff of 5 phenoms all under the age of 27, all throwing over 95 miles per hour. Yet somehow on the road to success the Mets [...]
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:25:00 -0400Mashpi Lodge lies right in the thick of the cloud forest.—Courtesy Mashpi Lodge The world is silent as mist swirls about in the tree canopy, and a row of ridges peeks through the cloud forest. As your gondola slowly travels for more than amile through a steady drizzle, all around you [...]
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:05:00 -0400Elvis Presley, we are still stuck on you. The late star is returning to the top as Albums King and is heading for a chart record.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:03:00 -0400Lessons in resilience and grit from the Chicago Cubs
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:25:00 -0400How he did Theo Epstein win a World Series with the Red Sox and is on track to do it again with the Cubs, who haven’t won the World Series since 1908. What can we apply to our own careers?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0400There aren't very many movies like 'Moonlight' that scored as big of a per-location-average as it just did.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:59:00 -0400The hit zombie series The Walking Dead has introduced a new nemesis: the iconic Negan and his barbed-wire covered bat "Lucille." How will he impact your office Monday morning after the latest shocking slaughter? Cartoon by Ted Rall.
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:48:00 -0400Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler has a lot on her plate. Sigler, 35, who recently revealed she’s been living with multiple sclerosis since age 20, is also mom of 3-year-old son Beau Kyle. And now she’s selling her three-bedroom, three-bathroom home in Los Angeles, CA, for $2.05 million. Jamie-Lynn has owned the [...]
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:40:00 -0400Sometimes writing about biodynamic wines feels like a no-win proposition. Here are three southern Rhône producers that changed my mind.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:15:00 -0400From Cape Town to Florence, Wolfgang Puck to Nobu Matsuhisa, these chef-centric dinner series around the world are worth traveling for.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:03:00 -0400An active eBay seller discovered that his cat's desire to pose for photos next to his items boosted business. If you don't have a cat, an adorable puppy or baby will do the trick.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:29:00 -0400In 2016, the the most valuable brands in each of the four categories are the Super Bowl (events), Roger Federer (athletes), New York Yankees (teams) and Nike (businesses).
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:29:00 -0400Today’s column examines the effects of claiming early reduced spousal benefits, benefits for singles, the feasibility of divorcing to increase benefits and filing for widow's benefits based on a previous spouse's record.
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The Forbes Fab 40 quantifies the value of the 10 most valuable sports brands in four cagetories: businesses, athletes, events, teams. A different methodolgy and ranking was used to rank the top 10 sports brands in each of the four categories.
Amount enterprise value of the business exceeds the average enterprise vlaue of comparable businesses.
Current brand value: $27 bil
1-year change: 3.8%
|Revenue for the Nike brand rose 6%, to $32.4 billion in fiscal 2016, as the athletic apparel maker sponsored 189 medal winners at the Brazil Summer Olympics.|
Current brand value: $16.5 bil
1-year change: -2.9%
|ESPN lost 11 million household subscribers for the five-year period ending July, 2016.|
Current brand value: $7 bil
1-year change: 12.9%
|Shares of the apparel maker have more than doubled during the past year on surging revenue and profits, and a 31% increase in its brand sales in North America during the first half of 2016.|
Current brand value: $5.5 bil
1-year change: 10%
|Under Armour's footwear revenue jumped 64% year over year in the second quarter of 2016, to $264 million, driven by expanded running shoe offerings and the success of the Stephen Curry signature basketball line.|
Current brand value: $5 bil
1-year change: 8.7%
|The satellite broadcaster's revenue-per-product has slipped about 3% the past year
due to higher programming costs.
Current brand value: $2 bil
1-year change: 335%