Sports Authority Inc., the sporting goods retailer owned by private-equity firm Leonard Green & Partners LP, offered more than $150 million over 25 years for the naming rights to the Denver Broncos’ Mile High Stadium.
Mitt Romney says the U.S. can be “the best place in the world to be middle class again” and points to his hand in founding companies such as Staples Inc. and The Sports Authority Inc. to show he can create jobs to get people there.
Sports Authority Inc., the sporting- goods retailer controller by Leonard Green & Partners, set the interest rate it will pay on a $630 million term loan B it’s seeking to refinance debt, according to a person with knowledge of the transaction.
Republican presidential candidates promised to deliver the leadership that Washington needs to overcome congressional gridlock as they pitched their plans for jobs and taxes and called for the removal of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke during a debate tonight at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Participating in the event, sponsored by Bloomberg News and the Washington Post, were former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney; Texas Governor Rick Perry; former pizza magnate Herman Cain; Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota congresswoman; Newt Gingrich, the former House Speaker; Ron Paul, a Texas representative; former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman. Moderators of the debate included PBS talk show host Charlie Rose, Bloomberg reporter