The Washington Redskins won an appeals court ruling in its 17-year fight over whether trademarks on the National Football League franchise’s name should be canceled due to complaints from American Indians.
Thomas Rabe speaks five languages, holds a doctorate in economics, and cycles, runs or rows more than 60 miles a week. In his 20s, he managed hundreds of millions of deutsche marks in East German assets after the Berlin Wall fell. In his 30s he oversaw the finances of Europe’s largest TV broadcaster. As he approaches age 50, Rabe works in an office next to his boss and lives in a house next to his boss’s mother.
Country-music history could be up for sale as the owner of the Grand Ole Opry, the showcase that’s hosted everyone from Johnny Cash to Dolly Parton and Carrie Underwood, is pushed to weigh its options.