Latest Gary Barnett Stories

2005-12-08 21:40:43

By Keith Coffman BOULDER, Colorado (Reuters) - The head football coach at the University of Colorado, who kept his job despite a 2004 recruiting scandal, was fired on Thursday after his team's late season collapse. Gary Barnett, who has one year left on his contract that paid him $1.1 million annually, will get a $3 million buyout, athletic director Mike Bohn said. "No single factor or incident lead to this decision. This has to do with new leadership," Bohn said. Two lopsided...

2005-09-14 14:29:59

By Joan Gralla NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York State agency on Wednesday approved developer Forest City Ratner Companies' $3.5 billion project in Brooklyn that combines a new arena for the Nets basketball team with 16 office and apartment buildings. Civic advocates and Brooklyn residents, who addressed the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York before it voted, said the project was so dense that it would destroy Brooklyn's neighborhoods. Warning...

2005-07-15 15:58:56

By Ilaina Jonas NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of Hong Kong businessmen being sued by their partner Donald Trump said on Friday the U.S. developer's accusations that they undersold prime Manhattan real estate are tactics to wring more money from them. "The allegations are malicious and untrue and were deliberately intended by Trump to divert attention from the fact that there is no factual basis for his lawsuit other than his desire to extract additional money from the other investors to...

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