Kai Ryssdal | Nov 17, 2005
ABC/Disney paid $100 million for the rights to broadcast soccer in the US. Can soccer on American TV be worth $100 million? Business of sports analyst Ed Derse tells Kai, yes... depending on what ABC expects to gain.
| Nov 17, 2005
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell gives host Cheryl Glaser an update on the US housing market.
Tess Vigeland | Nov 17, 2005
Host Tess Vigeland talks to business of sports consultant David Carter about the remarketing of basketball star Kobe Bryant after he was cleared of rape charges.
Alisa Roth | Nov 17, 2005
Many business leaders are calling for restrictions on Chinese imports to create more demand for US goods. Alisa Roth chronicles what would happen to her morning routine if all her belongings made in China suddenly disappeared.
Scott Tong | Nov 17, 2005
Five dozen Washington lobbyists host a fund-raising event today for embattled House Rep. Tom DeLay. As Scott Tong reports, DeLay has been instrumental in boosting the bottom line of lobbyists. Now they appear to be paying him back.
Janet Babin | Nov 17, 2005
A National Academy of Science report out today calls for reforms in the US patent system to encourage development of genomic technology. Janet Babin reports.
Amy Scott | Nov 17, 2005
The House is expected to vote today on changes to the USAPATRIOT act that would restrict the ability of federal officials to seize business records in terrorism investigations. Amy Scott reports.
Sam Eaton | Nov 17, 2005
A congressional panel today looks at consumer and environmental safety issues concerning the use of nanotechnology in hundreds of consumer products. Sam Eaton reports.
Dan Grech | Nov 17, 2005
The Los Angeles Times announced yesterday that its cutting 85 newsroom employees - 8 percent of the editorial staff. Four other Tribune papers also announced cuts. As Dan Grech reports from WLRN in Miami, newspaper woes are industry wide.