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November 29, 1999 | Daily News Wire Services
The Sixers and Flyers are among the most valuable teams in their respective leagues, according to Forbes magazine. The magazine, in this week's issue, values the Sixers at $231 million, sixth in the NBA, and the Flyers at $210 million, second in the NHL. The New York Knicks and Rangers are the most valuable NBA and NHL teams, Forbes reported. The magazine values the Knicks at $334 million. The Chicago Bulls are next at $307 million, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers at $282 million, the Portland Trail Blazers at $257 million, the Phoenix Suns at $239 million and then the Sixers.
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April 25, 2012 | DAILY NEWS WIRE REPORTS
FORBES' annual ranking of America's Most Influential Athlete has placed NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson at the top of the list for the second consecutive year. The rankings are done by public opinion polling. Forbes said Tuesday that Nielsen and E-Poll surveyed more than 1,100 adults about dozens of well-known athletes to measure their likability and whether they are considered influential to marketers. This year, six of the 10 featured on the list are NFL quarterbacks, including Peyton and Eli Manning, as well as Tim Tebow, who debuted last year at No. 10 but is now ranked second.
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October 10, 2015 | By Allie Volpe, PHILLY.COM
The Forbes Under 30 Summit came to Philadelphia on Monday and Tuesday, closing, as it did last year, with a music festival Tuesday night, held this year at Festival Pier. Forbes tried to home in on millennial tastes and booked pop singer Shawn Mendes and rapper A$AP Rocky, along with grown-up brother-band Hanson and electric violinist Lindsey Stirling. Mendes and Rocky bookended an eclectic evening aimed at running the gamut of twentysomething tastes. It had been plagued by cancellations.
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October 7, 1991 | The Associated Press and the New York Daily News contributed to this report
Sure, the recession hurt some of America's wealthiest people. But most just kept getting richer. Entertainment mogul John Werner Kluge is worth more than any other American for the third straight year. And computer whiz Bill Gates is closing the gap, Forbes magazine said in its 10th annual ranking of the richest. The net worth of the 400 wealthiest Americans hit $288 billion - the highest ever recorded by Forbes. The list appears in the magazine's Oct. 21 issue. The recession made ex-moguls of some, mostly in real estate where values have dropped and vacancies skyrocketed, Forbes said in a report released yesterday.
NEWS
September 29, 1994 | Daily News Wire Services
Forbes, the business biweekly, has bearish news to please many: A dinosaur may be near extinction. The Oct. 10 issue reports that "after an extraordinary three-year run," the insipid purple tyrannosaurus Barney is struggling financially and looks to be, says one Kidder Peabody analyst, "a flash in the pan that was overmarketed, overpromoted, without much thought behind it. " Yes, Barney generated $500 million in merchandise revenues last...
NEWS
September 16, 2016 | By Tirdad Derakhshani, Staff Writer
TV pays big . . . for some Modern Family 's Sofia Vergara tops Forbes' list of the highest-paid TV actresses for the fifth year in a row, making $43 mil over the last year. Kaley Cuoco , who makes $1 mil an episode for The Big Bang Theory , is at No. 2 with $42.5 mil. The Mindy Project 's Mindy Kaling is No. 3 with $15 mil. Which, Whatsit & Who! Director Ava DuVernay says her adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle 's kids' book A Wrinkle in Time will star Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon , and Kaling as Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who. Storm Reid ( 12 Years a Slave )
NEWS
October 12, 1997 | By John Buell
What would fall be like without the entertainment of the Forbes 400 list? With the welfare poor scrambling to find jobs and municipalities worried about meeting their budgets, it is nice to know that someone is doing well. Never ones to be reticent in their celebration of capitalism triumphant, the editors of Forbes weigh in on this theme every fall. Their Forbes 400, rating and analyzing the assets of the wealthiest among us, has become the financial press' answer to The Lives of the Rich and Famous.
SPORTS
November 30, 2000 | by Phil Jasner, Daily News Sports Writer
The Dec. 11 issue of Forbes magazine says the 76ers are valued at $233 million, seventh highest in the NBA, up 1 percent over last season, up 19 percent over two seasons. "I love being near the top of the list," Sixers president Pat Croce said before last night's 93-87 victory over the Washington Wizards. "I don't know how they calculate it, but any time any Philadelphia team is near the top of a list like that, it's great. "I set two goals when I took over - to build a world-class organization and win a championship.
NEWS
June 19, 2012 | Daily News Staff Report
Three Philadelphia athletes made Forbes' annual list of the top 100 highest-paid athletes in the world. Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is at No. 50, with earnings of $22 million over the last 12 months. Vick signed a 6-year, $100 million contract before the 2011 season with a hefty signing bonus. He also brought in about $2 million in endorsements from Nike, MusclePharm and Unequal Technologies. Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is at No. 53 with $21.5 million, thanks to the first year of his 5-year, $125 million extension.
LIVING
March 4, 2000 | By Thomas J. Brady, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Star Wars filmmaker George Lucas and TV talk-show host Oprah Winfrey made more money, but movie star Julia Roberts ranks No. 1 on the Forbes magazine list of top celebrities released yesterday. Although her earnings of $50 million last year were only 12th on the list of top money-makers, Roberts qualified for the title of "most powerful celebrity on the planet" by virtue of her media coverage. Forbes' list awards a power ranking based on both income and media coverage, consisting of press clips, cover stories, TV and radio mentions, and Web "hits.
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September 16, 2016 | By Tirdad Derakhshani, Staff Writer
TV pays big . . . for some Modern Family 's Sofia Vergara tops Forbes' list of the highest-paid TV actresses for the fifth year in a row, making $43 mil over the last year. Kaley Cuoco , who makes $1 mil an episode for The Big Bang Theory , is at No. 2 with $42.5 mil. The Mindy Project 's Mindy Kaling is No. 3 with $15 mil. Which, Whatsit & Who! Director Ava DuVernay says her adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle 's kids' book A Wrinkle in Time will star Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon , and Kaling as Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who. Storm Reid ( 12 Years a Slave )
ENTERTAINMENT
August 25, 2016 | By Howard Gensler
IT DOESN'T matter where you fall on the pay scale, women seem to get paid less than men. It's become such a commonly discussed issue, Secret is using a nervous young woman rehearsing her raise speech in a bathroom mirror . . . to sell deodorant. Even near the top of the wage food chain, with the movie stars of Hollywood, a town with progressive liberal views but standard business practices, the top actresses, according to Forbes, make considerably less than the top actors. Thanks, Forbes.
NEWS
August 1, 2016
Hello there From the time Match.com introduced them in July 2013, Ben and Beth made each other laugh. "I would be at my desk at work, laughing at every text he sent," Beth remembers. Their phone calls often included stories about Beth's kids, Josie, who was then 5, and Michael, then 2. Like Beth, Ben had been previously married. He had no kids of his own, but he had spent a lot of time with his nephew when he, his sister, and her son all lived with Ben's parents in Upper Darby.
BUSINESS
July 10, 2016 | By Erin Arvedlund, Staff Writer
Is the University of Pennsylvania worth the roughly $70,000 price tag? Possibly - especially if you become one of the Ivy League school's billionaire alumni. Forbes magazine looked at the nation's top colleges based on the number of billionaires minted by each, and found that Penn's Quakers number the most among the Forbes 400. The cost of attendance for Penn's 2016-17 academic year totals $69,340 for an undergraduate, according to its website ( http://www.sfs.upenn.edu/paying/cost-of-attendance.htm )
NEWS
March 9, 2016 | By Julia Terruso and Erin Arvedlund, STAFF WRITERS
Philadelphia will not host Forbes' 30 Under 30 millennial-fest this year, and probably not any time soon. The organizers announced Monday - at a news conference attended by the mayor of Boston and the governor of Massachusetts - that the four-day gathering will head to Boston in October. "I first want to thank Philadelphia for serving as host city over the last two years to kick off our Under 30 Summits," Randall Lane, editor of Forbes magazine, said in a news release. He went on to say that Boston's summit would triple in size and include young entrepreneurs worldwide.
SPORTS
March 4, 2016 | The Inquirer Staff
Bryn Forbes scored a career-high 33 points, hitting a conference record 11 three-pointers, and No. 2 Michigan State woke up in the second half to rout Rutgers, 97-66, Wednesday night in Piscataway, N.J., handing the Scarlet Knights (6-23, 0-17 Big Ten) their 17th straight loss. Eron Harris added 15 points and Denzel Valentine 14 for the Spartans (25-5, 12-5), who made 16 three-pointers in winning their fifth straight game and ninth in 10. Miami 68, Notre Dame 50 - Angel Rodriguez matched his season high with 19 points, Sheldon McClellan added 17, and No. 7 Miami jumped to an early 18-point lead and beat host Notre Dame to move back into a tie with North Carolina for first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 10, 2015 | By Allie Volpe, PHILLY.COM
The Forbes Under 30 Summit came to Philadelphia on Monday and Tuesday, closing, as it did last year, with a music festival Tuesday night, held this year at Festival Pier. Forbes tried to home in on millennial tastes and booked pop singer Shawn Mendes and rapper A$AP Rocky, along with grown-up brother-band Hanson and electric violinist Lindsey Stirling. Mendes and Rocky bookended an eclectic evening aimed at running the gamut of twentysomething tastes. It had been plagued by cancellations.
NEWS
October 7, 2015 | By Maria Panaritis, Inquirer Staff Writer
Inside a giant ballroom at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, octogenarian sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer was leading a session on business partnerships. Marc Kuhn was outside, standing near a bank of coffee dispensers, hustling. His firm, he said, would turn shipping containers into mobile farms for food deserts. At least, as of Monday. That's when he had a random meeting with a guy he met. "He saw I had some whiskey," Kuhn said. "I said, 'It's sold out.' He said, 'What do you do?
BUSINESS
October 7, 2015 | By Jonathan Takiff, Inquirer Staff Writer
Not into Instagram photo sharing, YouTube performance clips, or online "zines"? Then the names Lindsey Stirling, Cameron Dallas, and Tavi Gevinson may mean nothing to you. But to the 600-plus young entrepreneurs running and attending the second "Forbes Under 30 Summit" at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, these twentysomethings are major celebrities in the parallel universe of online media. They're innovators working with wits and low-cost technology to disrupt - and perhaps dismantle - the big money status quo, the underlying theme of this three-day rally.
NEWS
October 5, 2015 | By Robert Moran, Inquirer Staff Writer
On the heels of a momentous papal visit steeped in tradition, Philadelphia is switching gears for an influx of millennial disrupters and game-changers attending the second annual Forbes Under 30 Summit. If you are over 30, you might not recognize some of the featured names, such as 17-year-old Shawn Mendes or 21-year-old Cameron Dallas, two performers who turned social-media popularity on Vine, the video-sharing site, into skyrocketing careers. From Sunday until Wednesday, the summit will more broadly encompass the worlds of tech, science, sports, food, and entertainment.
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