National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell has been given an opportunity to end a more than two-decade fight over the Washington Redskins’ team name without having to address whether it is racist.
The Washington Redskins lost a trademark decision after a federal agency ruled the team’s name disparaged Native Americans, threatening millions of dollars in sales of everything from football jerseys to beer coolers.
Mary Jo White’s announcement yesterday that high-frequency trading, dark pools and the industry around the avant-garde in market structure are now officially under review brought us some sports analogies.
Oculus VR Inc., the maker of virtual- reality goggles that Facebook Inc. is acquiring for $2 billion, was accused by ZeniMax Media Inc. of misappropriating intellectual property it claims is worth billions of dollars.
Governor Andrew Cuomo, who faces re- election, is spending $1 billion on economic development in Buffalo. For voters in New York’s second-largest city, nothing he does may matter more than keeping the Bills from moving.