Daily Archives: November 4, 2018

Take a look back at Breeders’ Cup weekend at Churchill Downs (PHOTOS)

Another Breeders' Cup World Championships is in the books, with a $30 million payout over two days and 14 races. Accelerate was the big winner of the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic, a 1 1/4-mile race for horses three and older. Saturday drew a bi...

By | 2018-11-04T15:19:10+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Sports|

Here’s how far university football profits go per student nationwide and in Houston

Colleges often justify the hefty costs and baggage of a big-time football program by highlighting the branding boost that comes with a competitive team. What most of these nonprofit institutions fail to mention is just how profitable the pigskin can be...

By | 2018-11-04T14:11:37+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Education|

SLIDESHOW: The highest-paid employee of each Western New York college or university

The two highest-paid employees of Western New York colleges or universities both know a thing or two about lucky bounces. St. Bonaventure University men's basketball coach Mark Schmidt makes $831,984, according to the university's 990 filing, to top t...

By | 2018-11-04T13:25:00+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Education|

Take a sneak peek at ISM Raceway in Avondale after $178M facelift

ISM Raceway in Avondale is ready for its close-up. The racetrack, formerly known as Phoenix International Raceway, has undergone a $178 million renovation in the past year. The Phoenix Business Journal got a sneak peak at the updates ahead of the race...

By | 2018-11-04T08:00:00+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Sports|

Will the Bell toll? Steelers running back about to drop among highest-paid area athletes

Time is running out for Le’Veon Bell, the Steelers running back who has not signed his tender offer with the Steelers. If he doesn’t report by Nov. 13, he will lose this year of service toward free agency. So it’s assumed Bell will sign the contract an...

By | 2018-11-04T00:11:41+00:00 November 4th, 2018|Sports|