Lakers’ NBA title caps a lucrative month for sports business It didn’t hurt that the Lakers were up against their rivals, the Celtics, for the NBA title. But it isn’t just ABC and the NBA that are scoring financially. There’s hockey, golf, tennis, and the World Cup, too. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant reacts
Actively mulling bids for the newspaper, according to these people, are Stephen Pagliuca, a private equity executive and Celtics co-owner; Jack Connors, co founder of a major advertising firm and chairman of Partners HealthCare; and Stephen Taylor, a former Globe executive and member of the family that sold the Globe to the New York Times Co. in 1993.