Michael Sam’s jersey is the No. 2 seller among National Football League rookies, which may persuade companies to sign endorsement accords with the first openly gay player to be picked in the league’s draft.
Philip McNeal, who turned an engineering background into a 30-year career at JPMorgan Chase & Co. where his rise to managing director earned him notice as one of the most-influential blacks on Wall Street, has died. He was 60.
Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones was fined and suspended by the franchise for comments on social media about Michael Sam, who two days ago became the first openly gay player selected in the National Football League draft.
Michael Sam was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the National Football League draft, making the former University of Missouri defensive end the first openly gay player in the most-watched U.S. sports league.
One late afternoon in March 2007, Sanjay Wadhwa sat at his desk transfixed by the data on his computer screen. Wadhwa was then a low-level supervisor in the Wall Street office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigating a supposedly routine case of “cherry- picking.” The SEC had gotten a complaint that Rengan Rajaratnam, the founder of Sedna Capital Management LLC, a small hedge fund, was doling out a disproportionate share of his best trades to the beneficiaries of a “friends and family” account. It was Wadhwa’s job to figure out what was going on, Bloomberg Businessweek reports in its April 23 issue.