What a star's suspension would mean to a baseball team's bottom line

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?
Posted In: Sports, baseball, drugs, business of sports

Will baseball be at the next Olympics? Not likely

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.
Posted In: baseball, Sports, Olympics America's pastime is higher tech than you think

Apr 11, 2013
Baseball, with its passion for tradition, is higher tech than you think. CEO Bob Bowman discusses live streaming and baseball's mobile strategy.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, MLB, Tech, streaming

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