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Hoping to Strike Off-Court Gold, Carmelo Anthony Launches a VC Firm
Venture Capital Firms

Hoping to Strike Off-Court Gold, Carmelo Anthony Launches a VC Firm

The NBA star has partnered with former NBC executive Stuart Goldfab to create M7 Tech Partners, a venture capital firm that will invest in early-stage startups.
Laura Entis
When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character
Hiring

When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

Billion-dollar sports franchises conduct in-depth background checks and administer personality profiles for possible draft picks. Here are eight things they look for.
John Brubaker
Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner
Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's Next 'Window' of Opportunity: L.A. Clippers Owner

If the $2 billion deal is approved by the NBA, it would mark a brand new chapter for the former Microsoft CEO.
Geoff Weiss
What Donald Sterling's NBA Blowup Teaches Entrepreneurs
Leadership

What Donald Sterling's NBA Blowup Teaches Entrepreneurs

The Los Angeles Clippers owner was banned for life from the organization after recorded racist remarks surfaced.
John Brubaker
Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers
Sports

Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers

If the NBA board of governors votes that Donald Sterling must sell the Clippers following his leaked racial tirade, none other than Oprah herself is poised to make a play.
Geoff Weiss
Turning Jocks Into Franchise Owners
Franchises

Turning Jocks Into Franchise Owners

A new program aims to help professional athletes tackle the franchise world when they retire from sports.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
NBA Great Charles Barkley to Give Tech Startup $25K
Starting a Business

NBA Great Charles Barkley to Give Tech Startup $25K

Barkley's business-plan contest award to help one lucky business owner 'get into the game.'
Jason Fell