Uri Berliner http://www.kunc.org en After Week Of Tumult, Clippers' Focus Must Turn Back To Basketball http://www.kunc.org/post/after-week-tumult-clippers-focus-must-turn-back-basketball Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>The Los Angeles Clippers are back to the business of basketball. They'll play the Golden State Warriors tonight in a deciding game 7 playoff game. It will cap a jaw-dropping week for the franchise, bound together by race, the Internet and the economics of sports. Here's NPR's Uri Berliner.<p>URI BERLINER, BYLINE: It all started last weekend with the recording posted to the gossip site TMZ. In it, Clippers owner Donald Sterling is telling a woman he knows very well that he doesn't approve that she publicly associates with black people like Magic Johnson. Sat, 03 May 2014 21:18:00 +0000 Uri Berliner 56119 at http://www.kunc.org Why You Won't Win Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Bracket http://www.kunc.org/post/why-you-wont-win-warren-buffets-billion-dollar-bracket <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kq_K5Hg8TrM</p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:32:00 +0000 Uri Berliner 54691 at http://www.kunc.org Why You Won't Win Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Bracket The Roots Of Franchising Took Hold In A Hair Salon Chain http://www.kunc.org/post/roots-franchising-took-hold-hair-salon-chain <em>We have been reporting for several weeks now on </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/series/235557499/ddd">small businesses in America</a>.<em> Today, we explore a business system where entrepreneurs and corporations come together: franchising. Franchising is a bit like marriage. It takes a good long-term relationship to succeed.</em><p>It makes sense to begin a story about franchising and the hairstyling business by looking to Martha Matilda Harper, a servant living in Rochester, N.Y., in the late 19th century. In her spare time, she developed a special hair tonic. The tonic sold well. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 07:05:00 +0000 Uri Berliner 50869 at http://www.kunc.org The Roots Of Franchising Took Hold In A Hair Salon Chain Coffee Futures: The Highs And Lows Of A Cup Of Joe http://www.kunc.org/post/coffee-futures-highs-and-lows-cup-joe <em>NPR's Uri Berliner is taking $5,000 of his own savings and <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/05/22/184201335/instead-of-snoozing-in-savings-let-s-put-5-000-to-work" target="_blank">putting it to work</a>. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 06:53:00 +0000 Uri Berliner 46357 at http://www.kunc.org Coffee Futures: The Highs And Lows Of A Cup Of Joe The Art Of Investing: The Rewards Aren't Always Financial http://www.kunc.org/post/art-investing-rewards-arent-always-financial <em>NPR's Uri Berliner is taking $5,000 of his own savings and </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/05/22/184201335/instead-of-snoozing-in-savings-let-s-put-5-000-to-work" target="_blank">putting it to work</a><em>. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 07:17:00 +0000 Uri Berliner 46003 at http://www.kunc.org The Art Of Investing: The Rewards Aren't Always Financial