Curt Nickisch

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Fantasy Sports As Day Job: Meet One Of The Industry's Top Winners

Friday, November 27, 2015

Is daily fantasy sports a game of skill or one of chance? Just ask one of the industry's top winners, a Bostonian who treats daily fantasy sports as his day job.


Fantasy Sports Industry Under Scrutiny After Insider Trading Allegations

Friday, October 09, 2015

Some daily fantasy sports players are dropping their business after a DraftKings employee with access to potentially valuable data won $350,000 at rival company FanDuel. The two compa...


Federal Judge Throws Out Tom Brady's Suspension Over Deflategate

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A federal judge nullified the four-game suspension by the NFL against Brady Thursday for his connection to deflated footballs used during the conference championship game last season.


U.S. Investors Watch Nervously As Retirement Funds Drop

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The stock market lately is giving indigestion to some people who told their financial advisers that they're ok with moderate risk. Others are just trying to tune out the roller-coaster market news.


Boston Drops Out Of The Running For 2024 Olympic Games

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Bostonians are breathing a sigh of relief or regretting a lost opportunity โ€” depending on how they felt about the city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Opponents said the games would run over budget.


U.S. Olympic Committee Ends Bid To Bring 2024 Summer Games To Boston

Monday, July 27, 2015

The committee ended Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Games on Monday. Mayor Martin Walsh had sought assurances that Boston taxpayers wouldn't be left with a major bill for hosting the games.


Trader Joe's Ex-President Opens Store With Aging Food And Cheap Meals

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Would you buy groceries with a shorter shelf life if they were sold at a steep discount? Doug Rauch will test the idea at a new grocery store stocked with food donated by wholesalers and markets.


Boston Marathon Surveillance Raises Privacy Concerns Long After Bombing

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston jurors in the marathon bombing trial watched a nine-minute video pieced together from different surveillance cameras โ€” some with surprisingly high resolution.


Boston Economy Will Escape Big Freeze Of Historic Snowstorms

Friday, March 06, 2015

New England businesses are taking stock after weeks of record-setting winter storms disrupted transportation, stopping many workers from doing their jobs. Telecommuting is helping Boston get by.


In Phoenix, Super Bowl Madness In Full Swing

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Super Bowl madness is in full swing in Phoenix, where the majority of fans have flocked for Sunday's championship. Budget hotels have suddenly turned pricey, buildings have been cover...


After A 5-Year Struggle, Soccer Player Gets A Second Chance

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Sunday's MLS Cup features a player with one leg shorter than the other, metal plates in his face and an ear-to-ear scar. Charlie Davies, nearly killed in a 2009 car crash, is finally back on his game.


Berlin Wall A Shadow For Younger Generation

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

We hear from young Germans, from a 17-year-old who urges solidarity, to a 27-year-old who thinks the wall should be rebuilt.


Remembering The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

Monday, November 10, 2014

On the 25th anniversary of the day the wall came down, Curt Nickisch of WBUR speaks to Germans about their memories of that time.


In Market Basket's Win, Did Workers Change The Game?

Friday, September 05, 2014

Thousands of workers for the supermarket chain forced the company to back down and restore its CEO. One expert says the labor movement needs to be as creative as those workers to win the next fight.

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Market Basket Workers Win Return Of Supermarket's Former President

Thursday, August 28, 2014

For six weeks, workers at Market Basket have protested to demand the reinstatement of the supermarket chain's former president, Arthur T. Demoulas. On Thursday, they got their way. De...


Supermarket Chain Workers Get Their Beloved CEO Back

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Arthur T. Demoulas has regained control of the company in a deal worth $1.5 billion. The move ends a battle between rival factions of the family that left store shelves bare and stakeholders angry.


Standoff Paralyzes New England Grocery Chain, Hurts Customers

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Worker protests have brought business to a standstill, forcing managers to tell thousands of part-time employees to stay home. Workers demand the return of their ousted CEO.


Grocery Chain Workers Want Their CEO Back

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Arthur T. Demoulas, chief executive of the New England grocery chain Market Basket, was pushed out by his cousin in a boardroom struggle. Protesting employees have brought business to a standstill.


Son's Mental Illness Prompts Billionaire's Big Donation To Psychiatric Research

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ted Stanley is giving $650 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to find and treat the genetic underpinnings of mental illnesses. His son has bipolar disorder.


Housing Recovery Will Lose Steam Without Millennials, Study Shows

Thursday, June 26, 2014

One reason for weakness: many young people, saddled with student loan debt, elevated unemployment and less-than-perfect credit scores, are staying out of the market.