Apollo Global Management LLC co- founder Josh Harris, who owns basketball’s Philadelphia 76ers, agreed to buy the debt-ridden New Jersey Devils, a team that struggled financially under the ownership of former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. executive Jeff Vanderbeek.
Until April 2011, Patrick “Pete” Dodd, a former money manager at Liberty Life Insurance Co. in Greenville, South Carolina, invested customer premiums in what he calls a “squeaky clean” portfolio: bonds backed by state governments and blue chip corporations.
Jillkerry Ward, a 37-year-old bartender at upscale French restaurant Le Cirque in New York, grabbed a glass Friday night and poured a negroni: two parts gin, a splash of sweet vermouth and two shots of Campari.
A bald man in a tuxedo walked into Manhattan’s St. Regis Hotel , muttered to a uniformed attendant and was ushered to an elevator. A woman in a fur hat the size of a lampshade followed, then a man in a topcoat, who licked his lips as he walked under a ceiling painted with naked cherubs.
The Cleveland Cavaliers fired coach Byron Scott while the Philadelphia 76ers announced that Doug Collins resigned, less than 24 hours after both teams played their final games of the National Basketball Association season.