Maria Sharapova is expanding the business holdings that have made a four-time tennis Grand Slam champion into the world’s highest-paid female athlete, joining sunscreen maker Supergoop! as an equity owner.
McGraw Hill Financial Inc.’s Standard & Poor’s unit may be allowed to seek information from former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner related to what the company said was a “threatening” call he made to Harold W. McGraw III after S&P’s downgrade of U.S. debt in 2011.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner asked a judge to block a demand by McGraw Hill Financial Inc. and its Standard & Poor’s unit for information tied to their claim that the U.S. sued the companies in retaliation for a downgrade of government debt.
Standard & Poor’s said President Barack Obama met with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner just before Geithner warned the company to expect a response to its downgrade of U.S. debt, an event that justifies its request to see White House communications to help defend fraud claims.
Alex Rodriguez will sit out a full Major League Baseball season for violating the sport’s performance-enhancing-drug policy after an independent arbitrator reduced his original 211-game ban on an appeal by the New York Yankees third baseman.
Alex Rodriguez will sit out the entire 2014 season for violating Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing-drug policy, after an independent arbitrator reduced his original 211-game ban on an appeal.