Bank of Montreal, which advised on deals involving two Canadian premier hockey teams in the past five years, is targeting North America’s sports industry to bolster its U.S. mergers-and-acquisitions business.
The Miami Dolphins hired new executives to oversee the team’s human resources and security, two months after a report found that three players engaged in a pattern of harassment of fellow lineman Jonathan Martin.
The New York Giants signed quarterback Josh Freeman, a former first-round draft pick who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the middle of last season and finished the year with the Minnesota Vikings.
The New York Jets signed three-time Pro Bowl running back Chris Johnson, who led the National Football League in rushing in 2009 and has gained more than 1,000 yards on the ground in each of his six NFL seasons.
The National Hockey League was sued by an insurer seeking to limit its duty to defend the league in lawsuits alleging it concealed the long-term effects of concussions and failed to warn players of the risks.
Home Depot Inc. co-founder Arthur Blank, having bought the Atlanta Falcons, is getting help from the city to build a $1.2 billion football stadium to replace a venue that a skeptic noted is barely older than Miley Cyrus.