| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Think you can guess the winners of all 67 games in this spring's NCAA men's basketball tournament?
Warren Buffett is betting a fortune that you can't.
In what may be the largest sports bet in history, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will pay $1...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Before Warren Buffett offered $1 billion for anyone who filled out a perfect NCAA March Madness bracket, he turned to one of his Connecticut insurance companies to make sure it was a safe bet.
And it's about as safe as a bet can be. ESPN, after 16...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Even billionaires like Warren Buffett think watching sports is more fun with a little money on the line.
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is insuring a Quicken Loans contest that will award $1 billion to anyone who can correctly guess the winners of all...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Amida Brimah's breakout game against Central Florida on Saturday was recognized by the American Athletic Conference.
Brimah, the freshman from Ghana and Miami, had 20 points, eight rebounds and five blocks in 20 minutes in the Huskies' 84-61 victory...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Geico unseated Northbrook-based Allstate as the No. 2 U.S. auto insurer in the third quarter, a new analysis shows.
SNL Financial, which tracks data in industries including banking and insurance, reported that Geico logged $4.89 billion in direct...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:56 PM
When it comes to insurance rates, homeowners in Florida have been getting hammered.
We're talking increases of 10 percent, 20 percent, even 50 percent in a single year.
And state officials simply let it happen.
Until now, anyway.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
During his stint on CBS' "The Late Late Show," Craig Ferguson has been known to joke that only a handful of people are watching, and that the folks from his network are not among them. Yet many TV executives are starting to give the wee hours of the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:21 PM
When Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry agreed to buy equipment for first-time hockey players ages 4 to 10 who will participate in the team’s Learn to Play program, they knew they might have to hand over a sizable check at the end of this...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 1:10 PM
(WFSB) - It's received over 15 million hits on Youtube and has become one of the most memorable commercials to date.
It's the Geico "Hump Day" commercial.
But use of its catch-phrase has gone a little too far, according to administrators at a...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Geico "Hump Day" commercial has been banned in a Connecticut middle school. Students were deemed too disruptive after repeatedly quoting the camel-starring ad....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Apparently, you can be the type of person who squats over a washing machine to drop turds on a stranger's clothing and still get into Yale. A menace students have deemed “the Poopetrator” has “repeatedly defecated” into campus...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
From the singing and wisecracking Flo on the Progressive spots to those annoying strummers who pop up at the end of the Geico "Happier Than …" commercials, I try to ignore advertising when watching TV.
But when you have a local icon like Mario...