May 10, 2013 Thursday’s fatal capsizing of an America's Cup yacht has raised questions about faster, lighter, riskier boats. They're designed to make the competition more exciting, and appeal to younger TV viewers -- and advertisers.
May 2, 2013 ESPN and the SEC are announcing the SEC Network, a lucrative TV deal for college sports. What’s so valuable about the SEC? And what’s in the deal for the schools?
Apr 26, 2013 There aren't words for "slapshot" or "puck" in Punjabi, but Hockey Night in Canada is drawing some of the country's 1.1 million speakers in with a Punjabi language broadcast.
Apr 25, 2013 Big data competes with gut instinct in determining how multimillion dollar contracts are meted out in the NFL draft.
Apr 12, 2013 This weekend, Texas Motor Speedway will host a NASCAR race -- and the name of the race is causing a bit of controversy. It's called the NRA 500, as in National Rifle Association.
Apr 11, 2013 Baseball, with its passion for tradition, is higher tech than you think. MLB.com CEO Bob Bowman discusses live streaming and baseball's mobile strategy.
Jun 28, 2013 Four dozen trekked to the North Pole in a marathon that costs more than $15,000 to run in. Feel like taking a run on a polar ice floe? Here's what you need to know about the race.
Apr 3, 2013 Jay-Z’s move into sports management adds to the rapper's business portfolio and help baseball.
Mar 25, 2013 David Beckham has just wrapped up a visit to China, where he is now serving as 'global ambassador' to the country's national soccer league, an organization long plagued with match fixing and bribery. Can Beckham help save Chinese soccer?
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.