Sports and entertainment

Sports and entertainment
Injury ends football career, but leads to innovation
November 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
1110_ATS03The pro football draft day of 1994 was the worst day of Brian Cassidy’s life. Once ranked among the top prospects in the nation, Cassidy watched as player after player was drafted and he was overlooked.
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Nike profit flies high
High Five
Friday, September 24, 2010
Nike announced a 9 percent profit in the first quarter, and executives are confident the company portfolio has growth potential.
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TV show Leverage lifts Portland economy
July 2010
Friday, June 25, 2010

0710_ATS05The TV show Leverage has brought Portland more than fame and the fun factor of having Timothy Hutton walking around downtown. It put $20 million into the local economy. The show’s second season, which filmed in Portland in 2009, employed 397 Oregonians for 150,000 hours, and contracted for services with more than 400 vendors and agencies.

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Staycations boost business at family entertainment centers
July 2010
Friday, June 25, 2010

0710_ATS09Family entertainment centers around the state are booming as families continue to staycate this summer.

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UO sells new arena seats
High Five
Friday, June 25, 2010
University of Oregon has started selling seats in the new $227 million arena, selling 794 and receiving deposits on 2,000.
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