The University of Southern California will offer four-year athletic scholarships instead of one-year renewable scholarships to all students in the revenue sports of football and men’s and women’s basketball.
Mark Rubin of Barclays Plc won the RBC Decathlon for a third straight year, successfully defending his title as Wall Street’s best all-around athlete by winning the final event in the competition by less than a second.
Danny Kuo, a former analyst who pleaded guilty in 2012 to taking part in an insider-trading ring that included ex-SAC Capital Advisors LP fund manager Michael Steinberg, should be spared a prison term because of his assistance to the government, a prosecutor said.
California Governor Jerry Brown, running for an unprecedented fourth term, says that if he can curb his fellow Democrats’ spending dreams, the most-indebted state may win its highest credit rating in five years.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking to Twitter, Facebook and Google+ to muscle his city into contention for director George Lucas’s museum of everything from Darth Vader’s costume to Norman Rockwell paintings.