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Volume 21 No. 42
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The Market

A measured look at this week's holdings
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Home Run

Major League Baseball released a postseason preview ad that touted its dynamic young stars and lent support to the excitable style of play that has traditionally grated on old-school followers of the game, a signal that MLB is aware of its perception
problem and is willing to combat it.

 

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'Crazy' Decision

Minnesota Wild season-ticket holders voted overwhelmingly to replace “Let’s Go Crazy,” by late native son Prince, with another song after the Wild scores at Xcel Energy Center. The eventual choice was “Crowd Chant,” by Joe Satriani, which had been the goal-scoring anthem before Prince died in 2016.

 

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Who's Got Next?

The WNBA will be searching for a new president for the third time this decade after Lisa Borders decided to move on. The league is in a good spot on the court, but the well-liked Borders leaves along with two other senior WNBA execs less than a month before the union can opt out of the current CBA.