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 13, 2013 Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in last month. Cars and discount stores did well in May, while department stores dragged.
Jun 5, 2013 Major League Baseball is reportedly on the verge of slapping long suspensions on some start players. How would that impact the finances of America's pastime?
May 31, 2013 Lebron James and the Miami Heat are fighting to get back to the NBA Finals. But the Eastern Conference championship series will also be noteworthy for its playoff T-shirts.
May 28, 2013 Wrestling may be out, rock climbing may be in. But Major League Baseball doesn't want to take time out of its regular season to play in the Olympics.
May 24, 2013 After a disappointing first quarter, CEO Bob McDonald says he will leave Procter & Gamble at the end of next month.
May 23, 2013 Kobe Bryant's legal battle with his mother over the sale of his childhood memorabilia is an extreme example of the pressure some pro athletes feel from their families when they become wealthy.
May 23, 2013 The sports network is expanding and profitable, but hundreds of staff have been laid off.
May 22, 2013 Golf plans to disallow anchored putts, and the NFL is tinkering with ways to keep football players safer. How do you change the rules in sports without hurting popularity and profits?