• JuJu Smith-Schuster staying with Steelers in NFL free agency surprise

    JuJu Smith-Schuster staying with Steelers in NFL free agency surprise

    Juju Smith-Schuster’s new home is his old home. After finding a depressed free-agent market for receivers, Smith-Schuster is returning to the Steelers on a one-year deal with a pay cut, according
  • Jets talking with JuJu Smith-Schuster in possible NFL free-agency steal

    Jets talking with JuJu Smith-Schuster in possible NFL free-agency steal

    Joe Douglas may not be done revamping the Jets wide receivers room. The NFL Network reported the Jets are “having conversations” with free agent receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. It is unclear how
  • NFL free agency: Best players still available on Day 2

    NFL free agency: Best players still available on Day 2

    Believe it or not, NFL free agency is just getting started. Contracts can’t even officially be signed until Wednesday, but the first day of negotiations lived up to the frenzied expectations as
  • Inside look at different ways Giants can improve at wide receiver

    Inside look at different ways Giants can improve at wide receiver

    Whoever said “Life doesn’t give do-overs” wasn’t talking about acquiring playmaking wide receivers. One year ago, with a historically deep wide receiver draft class, the Giants didn’t use
  • Battle for control over Cirque du Soleil leads to deal with lenders

    Battle for control over Cirque du Soleil leads to deal with lenders

    Cirque du Soleil has accepted an offer to sell itself to its lenders in a deal that would kick its current private equity owner, TPG Capital, out of the tent, The Post has learned. The bankrupt circus giant, known for dominating the box office in Las Vegas, OK’d the lenders’ offer on Wednesday night — …
  • Cirque du Soleil gets $1.2 billion buyout offer from creditors

    Cirque du Soleil gets $1.2 billion buyout offer from creditors

    A group of financial lenders is angling to acquire Cirque du Soleil in a possible bankruptcy reorganization — and they may partner with its charismatic co-founder, The Post has learned. The cash-strapped circus — which was forced in March by the coronavirus pandemic to shutter dozens of shows in cities worldwide — on Monday got …
  • Equity giant hoping to profit off Cirque du Soleil bankruptcy

    Equity giant hoping to profit off Cirque du Soleil bankruptcy

    The private equity giant that rode Cirque du Soleil to the brink of bankruptcy now wants to share in the spoils, The Post has learned. Texas-based TPG Capital has positioned itself to make money from a highly anticipated Cirque du Soleil bankruptcy by turning itself into a lender in a last-minute maneuvering that has the …
  • Court overturns Quincy Jones’ win in Michael Jackson lawsuit

    Court overturns Quincy Jones’ win in Michael Jackson lawsuit

    LOS ANGELES — A California appeals court on Tuesday overturned most of a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and fees from the Michael Jackson estate over the use of Jones-produced Jackson hits in the concert film “This Is It” and two Cirque du Soleil shows. The state’s 2nd District Court …
  • Cirque du Soleil cuts 95% of staff amid Chinese virus pandemic

    Cirque du Soleil cuts 95% of staff amid Chinese virus pandemic

    Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal-based entertainment company that is the largest contemporary circus producer in the world, has temporarily laid off almost its entire workforce after the coronavirus pandemic forced it to cancel shows. Job cuts will affect 95% of its staff, more than 4,000 people, the company said in a statement. It added that …