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Volume 24 No. 117
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Speed Reads....

EPL club Tottenham Hotspur F Jermain Defoe has agreed to join Toronto FC in January. Defoe is expected to sign a four-year deal after the MLS club "made a successful bid" of US$9.8M (, 11/27).

Aramark will begin investor meetings for an IPO "as early as next week as it looks to raise" up to $1B from a listing (FINANCIAL TIMES, 11/27).

Boston-based fantasy sports company DraftKings announced "it has raised $24 million in Series B funding." Redpoint Ventures led the funding (BOSTON HERALD, 11/27).

The Oneida Indian Nation this week is "launching radio campaigns in Detroit and Baltimore" urging the Redskins to change their name. The campaign marks the "first ads not tied to the Redskins playing a game in a given city" (, 11/26).

The MLB Rangers are "modifying the team's four game jerseys with slight changes to the color shading on the front and back insignias" for the '14 season (, 11/26).