curt schilling http://wamc.org en Former Red Sox Pitcher Selling Blood-Stained Sock http://wamc.org/post/former-red-sox-pitcher-selling-blood-stained-sock <p></p><p><br>PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — His video game company in bankruptcy, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is selling the blood-stained sock he wore during the 2004 World Series.</p><p></p><p><font color="000000" size="2">The sports director at Heritage Auctions tells The Associated Press online bidding begins around Feb. 4. Live bidding will take place in New York City on Feb. 23.</font></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 03:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 56014 at http://wamc.org Former Red Sox Pitcher Selling Blood-Stained Sock Schilling Taking Leave of Absence from ESPN http://wamc.org/post/schilling-taking-leave-absence-espn <p>Curt Schilling is taking a leave of absence from his job as an analyst for ESPN after his video gaming company filed for bankruptcy.</p><p>ESPN spokesman Mike Soltys says on Twitter that the network and retired pitcher &quot;mutually agreed&quot; to the leave as he works through &quot;his business issues.&quot; He says Schilling is expected to return to the air later this season.</p><p>Schilling&#39;s 38 Studios filed for bankruptcy June 7. Federal and state authorities launched probes into the studios, which received a $75 million loan guarantee deal from the state of Rhode Island.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 11:34:20 +0000 41230 at http://wamc.org Schilling Taking Leave of Absence from ESPN Bank Sues Curt Schilling for $2.4M http://wamc.org/post/bank-sues-curt-schilling-24m <p>A bank has sued Curt Schilling to recover $2.4 million in loans it made to the former Boston Red Sox pitcher&#39;s video game company. WAMC&rsquo;s Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p><p>The Boston Globe reports that RBS Citizens, better known as Citizens Bank, says Schilling personally guaranteed the debt to the bank but has &quot;failed and refused&quot; to pay it.</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:17:07 +0000 Lucas Willard 41065 at http://wamc.org Bank Sues Curt Schilling for $2.4M RI Governor Taps Three for Economic Development Agency http://wamc.org/post/ri-governor-taps-three-economic-development-agency <p>Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee has tapped three new leaders for the state&#39;s Economic Development Corp. to replace board members who resigned following questions about state support of Curt Schilling&#39;s troubled video game company.</p><p>Chafee on Thursday nominated Marcia Blount, Pablo Rodriguez and Alison Vareika to the EDC board. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.</p><p>The nominees would replace Helena Foulkes, Lynn Singleton and Stephen Lane, who recently resigned.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 11:26:11 +0000 40215 at http://wamc.org RI Governor Taps Three for Economic Development Agency RI Agency Vice Chair Resigns amid Schilling Mess http://wamc.org/post/ri-agency-vice-chair-resigns-amid-schilling-mess <p>The vice chairwoman of Rhode Island&rsquo;s economic development agency has resigned, becoming the second official there to step down as the agency grapples with the future of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling&#39;s troubled video gaming company. WAMC&rsquo;s Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p><p>Economic Development Corp. Vice Chairwoman Helena Foulkes said in a statement Thursday she spoke with Governor Lincoln Chafee and that thinks it&#39;s best that she resign.</p><p>She said she wished him luck &quot;in this very difficult challenge.&quot;</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 12:08:14 +0000 Lucas Willard 39749 at http://wamc.org RI Agency Vice Chair Resigns amid Schilling Mess RI Governor Says Schilling Company's Woes A "Tragedy" http://wamc.org/post/ri-governor-says-schilling-companys-woes-tragedy <p><span id="_oneup">Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee says the troubles facing Curt Schilling&#39;s video game company represent a &quot;tragedy&quot; for the state.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup">Chafee briefed reporters Wednesday on efforts to help 38 Studios survive and prevent the state from having to pay its debts.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup">Chafee says he&#39;s frustrated by the company&#39;s failure to provide information on its finances. He says he knows the company has laid off employees.</span></p> Thu, 24 May 2012 12:03:20 +0000 39671 at http://wamc.org RI Governor Says Schilling Company's Woes A "Tragedy"