Features by Curt Nickisch

Still golfing in the Northeast

Unseasonably warm weather is putting the hurt on New England's multi-billion dollar winter recreation industry, but the region's golf courses are basking in it. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Sports

Delta pilots feed the hand that bites them

Delta Airlines is expected to get the go-ahead to end its pilot pension plan today. But only yesterday, its pilots rallied in support of their employer. Curt Nickisch explains.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

Red Sox put big money on <nobr>'Dice K'</nobr>

The Boston Red Sox signed Japanese pitching phenom Daisuke Matsuzaka to a reported $52 million contract &mdash; after paying $51 million just to negotiate. Boston business thinks it's money well spent. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Sports

Can next generation of entrepreneurs deliver?

A recent survey of entrepreneurs revealed that most earned money as kids, many via a paper route. The classic paperboy has gone the way of Mayberry. So is America losing an entrepreneurial breeding ground? Curt Nickisch looks below the fold.

The railroad that could

A railroad company in the Midwest is hoping to launch the single largest rail project in the US since the Civil War. Curt Nickish reports.
Posted In: Washington

World Cup ads

The World Cup kicks off today in Germany. Soccer's quadrennial world championship tournament is an advertising bonanza in most countries. With one notable exception. Curt Nickisch tells us why.
Posted In: Sports

Swiss beefcakes lure wives, girlfriends

While the attention of European men is focused on the World Cup in Germany this summer, Switzerland hopes to catch the eye, and euros, of the continent's females. Curt Nickisch reports.


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