Here are some random observations about financial markets a week after a big selloff.
The Jackie Robinson biography “42” opened as the top weekend film at theaters in the U.S. and Canada, taking in $27.5 million for Legendary Pictures and distributor Time Warner Inc.
Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees outslugged Adrian Gonzalez of the rival Boston Red Sox to win Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby thanks to the pitching of his father Jose.
Jackie Robinson, a despondent bird and a boy who wants to be a television chef star in some of the season’s stand-out picture books for children.
The Jackie Robinson biography “42” opened as the top weekend film at theaters in the U.S. and Canada, taking in $27 million for Legendary Pictures and distributor Time Warner Inc.
Billionaire investor Ron Burkle bought a gold medal won by U.S. sprinter Jesse Owens for $1.47 million at auction, a record for an item of Olympic Games memorabilia.
New York Knicks’ All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony said the next generation of National Basketball Association fans in his Brooklyn birthplace will root for the Nets.
Baseball is no longer America’s national pastime. It still embodies the nation’s soul and spirit.
As the Hamptons gala season gets going on Long Island, one of the early affairs involves a foundation and a wife’s effort to ensure the legacy of a husband she regards as “the Jackie Robinson of finance.”
This spring, Jimmy Breslin steps out of the bullpen with a terrific biography of Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.
"he was the first African-American to play in major league baseball Everybody know who Abraham Lincoln is?"
- Jackie Robinson on Dec 17, 2010