Republican Mitt Romney’s favorite football team, headed by a donor to President Barack Obama’s re- election bid, faces a rival Oct. 21 owned by a top Romney fundraiser who’s said he would rather see his candidate than his team win.
Gaming magnate Steve Wynn doesn’t shy away from a fight. In Foxborough, Massachusetts, the founder of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts Ltd. has been working hard to get a $1 billion casino built. He’s sent a video pitch, bought full-page newspaper ads, and sent canvassers door-to-door to persuade residents to support the project.
Representatives of the National Football League and its players union started a 14th day of meetings with a federal mediator in Washington about how to divide almost $9 billion in revenue, the most of any sports league.