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U.S. eyes cities for next World Cup bid

The World Cup could bring $5 billion and add over 70,000 jobs to the U.S. if it were to host the games in 2018. That's one reason nearly 30 cities are competing for the chance to host. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

Nike tries a do-over with Bryant, James

Today, the NBA champion L.A. Lakers play the Cleveland Cavaliers, which means a showdown between Kobe Bryant and Lebron James. That's given one company a chance to revive marketing that didn't work the first time. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

Beckham's era in L.A. may pay off

The L.A. Galaxy will play in the Major League Soccer championship, marking the team's first appearance since David Beckham arrived in 2007. His tenure hasn't been perfect, but it could have a happy ending. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

L.A. Dodgers hope ticket truck hits big

To boost sales, the Los Angeles Dodgers are trying a new marketing method: a ticket truck. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

The Marketplace Exit Exam

Marketplace Money is saying goodbye to longtime staffer Nancy Farghalli, but not before we see what she's learned during her time here. Host Tess Vigeland and other familiar voices give Nancy her final exam.

MLB studying safety of maple bats

Maple wood baseball bats are favored by about 60% of Major League Baseball players because they perform better. But maple bats can shatter and hurt people, which has drawn the scrutiny of an MLB safety committee. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

Back to school on a budget

In this year's back to school shopping season, finding bargains and going to discount stores are the trends. Nancy Farghalli looks into how families are cutting back on their spending on clothes and school supplies.
Posted In: Retail

Department stores trying to be hip

Sears, JCPenny and other stores are re-branding to appeal to a younger clientele. Sears even sought image advice from MTV. Nancy Farghalli reports that the new looks are ready for back-to-school shoppers.
Posted In: Retail

Are scalpers a dying breed?

Selling tickets at the last minute for an inflated price has been moving from the stadium parking lot to Internet sites like StubHub. Nancy Farghalli talks to scalpers outside Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Baseball runs for a fan base in Japan

The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are two of Major League Baseball's biggest money-making machines. And now their rivalry is headed overseas. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

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