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Sports And Money: The Story Behind Yoan Moncada’s Big Payday

Cuba and the U.S. might be moving toward normalized relations, and this development will likely only speed up a trend that has been growing over the past decade: Cuban baseball players joining Major League Baseball. Historically, Cuba has groomed some of

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Feb. 26

101.8 inches. That’s how much snow has fallen in Boston this winter, which is only six inches shy of the city’s record. Most of that snowfall has accumulated in February, and Boston has already broken its 30-day record by more

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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Feb. 20

Mark your calendar. This Apple car thing is starting to sound pretty solid. After previous reports that the maker of the iPhone has been poaching talent from both Tesla and electric car battery companies, Bloomberg is now reporting a release

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Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Feb. 19

Spreading the wealth. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro area is one of the most successful communities in America; its median household income is higher than New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and it’s in America’s top 10 for college graduation and

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Sports And Money: Does Spring Training Pay Off For Florida And Arizona?

For baseball fans, the long wait is over. Pitchers and catchers around Major League Baseball are reporting this week, and Spring Training — when big leaguers shake off their off season cobwebs — is about to be in full swing. Spring

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Sports And Money: Padres’ Shields Places A Reasoned Bet

James Shields was the last big-name free agent to decide on a new team for 2015. This week, he picked the San Diego Padres, which offered him a four-year, $75 million deal, with a $16 million option for a fifth

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Sports And Money: How Will Golf Fare Without Tiger Woods?

Tiger Woods’ chances of breaking Jack Nicklaus’ 18 major record are looking more and more unlikely. Given his recent performances, Woods might not go down in history as the best golfer of all time. In terms of influence and popularity,

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Must Read Money Stories For Thursday, Feb. 5

By Thor’s Hammer! Iceland is building its first temple to the Norse gods since the Viking age, the Guardian writes. The island nation converted to Christianity more than 1,000 years ago, but the old viking ways are gaining popularity again,

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Must Read Money Stories For Tuesday, Feb. 3

You’ll pay more for UPS delivery. UPS announced Tuesday that it will impose a surcharge for residential deliveries, after a disappointing holiday season. According to Reuters, the charges will be rolled out over the next few years, as UPS contracts

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Must Read Money Stories for Monday, Feb. 2

Good morning, and welcome to our all Super Bowl edition of Must Read Money Stories. Katy breaks even at halftime. When Katy Perry’s name emerged as a possible halftime performer for Super Bowl XLIV, the NFL made headlines after sources said the league was looking for

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