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Jay-Z's blueprint for baseball

Apr 3, 2013
Jay-Z’s move into sports management adds to the rapper's business portfolio and help baseball.
Posted In: Sports, Jay-Z, Yankees, robinson cano, baseball

A $100 million home run for Dodger Stadium

Mar 27, 2013
Dodger Stadium is in the midst of a $100 million remodel. Janet Marie Smith, the architect who designed it, took us on a tour less than a week before opening day.
Posted In: Dodgers, baseball, MLB, los angeles

Is Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria the most hated man in baseball?

Mar 27, 2013
After building a new stadium with the help of tax-payer money, the owner of the Miami Marlins trades high-priced players at the expense of fan loyalty.
Posted In: Miami Marlins, Jeffrey Loria, baseball

How much is a save worth? Mariano Rivera to retire

Mar 11, 2013
The Yankees’ relief pitcher will finally hang up his cleats after this season. Rivera changed the way baseball owners look at the value of a great closer.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, New York, Yankees

Major League Baseball expanding drug testing policy

Jan 10, 2013
As you may have heard, nobody was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday.
Posted In: baseball

How to live longer

Jan 9, 2013
Why do Hall of Fame inductees, Oscar winners, and Nobel laureates outlive their peers?
Posted In: freakonomics, Oscars, baseball, academy awards, annuity

Fiscal cliff nears for baseball players, too

Dec 3, 2012
The curious case of BJ Upton, baseball and the fiscal cliff.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, athletes, fiscal cliff

Marlins shed All-Star talent; fans feel betrayed

Nov 23, 2012
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig approved a trade this week that sent the Miami Marlins' highest-priced talent to the Toronto Blue Jays. This comes not long after taxpayers built the Marlins a fancy new stadium.
Posted In: Sports, MLB, baseball, Florida

Detroit, San Francisco housing a big hit these days

Oct 23, 2012
The Detroit Tigers take on the San Francisco Giants in first game of the World Series. Detroit has the auto industry, San Fran has the tech sector, but recently both cities have scored solid gains in their housing markets.
Posted In: baseball, Detroit, San Francisco

If it's a sellout, why are all those seats empty?

Sep 7, 2012
The Red Sox continue to extend their record-long streak of Fenway Park sellouts, even though there are many empty seats as the team struggles.
Posted In: baseball, Sports

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