Apr 25, 2013 Big data competes with gut instinct in determining how multimillion dollar contracts are meted out in the NFL draft.
Mar 21, 2013 The N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament begins this week. Last year, the tournament earned its highest TV ratings in 18 years, while taking in more than $1 billion in revenue from ads. But Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio wondered if CBS and Turner aren't making enough.
Feb 28, 2013 You've heard of a bullseye. What about a ball's-eye? A Carnegie Mellon post-doc student and Japanese researchers have come up with a way to get smooth video from inside a spinning football.
Feb 4, 2013 Oreo's use of Twitter during the Super Bowl was well played, but not easily duplicated.
Feb 4, 2013 A dark moment in football history is turning out to be a bright spot for social media.
Feb 1, 2013 Domino's Pizza expects to sell over 11 million slices of pizza on Superbowl Sunday. What do stores do to prepare for this? David Lazarus went to a Domino's to take a look.
Feb 1, 2013 Even if you don't actually watch the Super Bowl game, everyone watches the Super Bowl ads. And that means big opportunity for T.V. advertisers: a memorable Super Bowl commercial can either make -- or break -- a brand.
Feb 4, 2013 Gamblers don't just bet on who will win the Super Bowl, bookmakers also collect proposition bets for the game, wagering on things like how Beyonce will style her hair during the halftime show. Those bets don't have to be limited to sports -- for instance: How many times will Kai Ryssdal say "Marketplace" on Friday's show? Place your bets now.
Jan 31, 2013 There's still time to score tickets to this Sunday's Super Bowl. And this year, you're in luck: Ticket prices have gone down, way down -- to a relatively low $1,000.
Jan 31, 2013 Super Bowl tickets for sale at -- relatively -- low prices and a Chinese firm is approved to buy a U.S. electric car battery company.