Jul 5, 2013 Will the Tour lose viewers after seven-time winner Lance Armstrong admitted to widespread doping last year?
Jul 2, 2013 What the ouster of big names like Serena Williams and Roger Federer could mean for ESPN's ratings and revenue.
Jun 27, 2013 Basketball teams pick athletes to go pro at the NBA draft, but injuries among the top picks complicate the process of evaluating a player's worth.
Jun 23, 2013 What to do when a negative customer service experience turns into a nightmare? LA Times consumer columnist David Lazarus discusses how to assert your consumer rights to achieve satisfaction.
Jun 21, 2013 We're expecting movement today in the case that could decide whether college athletes share in the billions of dollars in broadcast and video game revenues
Jun 21, 2013 Every once in a while we like to take a step back and look at the big picture. This week, the Sustainability desk did just that with "Consumed."
Jun 14, 2013 Can we afford the consumer economy? Yes, but there are costs. And not all of them have dollar signs attached. Let's talk about values.
Jun 14, 2013 Why do Major League Baseball games take so long to play these days? Because the Oakland A's found that the best way to produce runs is to draw a lot of walks. So baseball became a game of hitters waiting out pitchers.
Jun 14, 2013 Economists love to use the term "opportunity cost." In fact, you've probably heard it before. But what is it exactly? Senior producer and Whiteboard expert Paddy Hirsch explains.
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Jun 10, 2013 Most people remember the idea of the free market's "invisible hand," but it turns out, Adam Smith had a lot to say about consumers, too.