Business of the Olympics

Under Armour has gotten unfairly beaten up over its new speedskating suit that sparked controversy at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Chairman and CEO Kevin Plank told CNBC on Friday. But despite that flap, Under Armour and U.S. Speedskating have decided to extend their partnership. In a “Squawk Box” interview, Plank said the deal was about “quieting …

Winning on Wall Street means staying focused, coordinating the moving parts of small teams, countering rivals who are trying to edge you out of the money, and setting yourself up for the best chance to close the deal. That also happens to be what it takes to win in Olympic curling. “Curling is fiercely competitive,” …