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When regulations change: From baseball to banking

Jul 20, 2012
Two years after the Dodd-Frank Law was enacted, many in the banking sector are still grumbling about the change in regulation. How does that compare to when the rules change in another American pastime: Baseball?
Posted In: baseball, regulation, Banks, Dodd-Frank law

The 'Moneyball' of baseball ticket pricing

Jul 9, 2012
Pro sports teams now use dynamic pricing to keep pace with ticket brokers like StubHub.
Posted In: business of sports, baseball, New York Mets, stubhub

Astrodome could get $270 million fix-up

May 24, 2012
Once touted as the Eighth Wonder of the World, the futuristic stadium might have a future as an events venue.
Posted In: Astrodome, baseball, Houston

Small Talk: Birthday clown, the oldest booze cruise?

May 11, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: 'Official' Dodgers fan ganja, recreating the world's oldest beer and Dominic Deville, the scary Swiss birthday clown.
Posted In: marijuana, Dodgers, baseball, shipwreck, beer, clown, birthdays, trauma

A new era for the L.A. Dodgers

May 2, 2012
The Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team is officially under new ownership now, ending Frank McCourt's reign. But he's not completely off the payroll yet.
Posted In: Sports, Dodgers, MLB, baseball

Ted Williams auction pulls in fans, investors

Apr 26, 2012
Ted Williams memorabilia goes on sale at Fenway Park, a chance to consider why we buy collectibles in the first place.
Posted In: baseball, auctions

Boston's Fenway Park turns 100

Apr 20, 2012
Nowadays, stadiums are put into bad parts of town to make them better. A century ago, the area called the "Fens" was bad -- real bad.
Posted In: Fenway Park, baseball, Boston Red Sox, boston

Local 'News Mob' descends on Angels stadium

Apr 6, 2012
The Orange County Register plans to have at least 70 reporters covering the Angels season opener as the media and fan frenzy reaches a fever pitch.
Posted In: baseball, newspapers

The L.A. Dodgers deal: What $2 billion gets you

Mar 28, 2012
The Los Angeles Dodgers break a record in the off-season.
Posted In: Sports, Dodgers, baseball

Pujols pulls in fan dollars

Jan 18, 2012
Investment begins to pay for Los Angeles Angels' $240 million contract with first baseman Albert Pujols.
Posted In: baseball, Albert Pujols, MLB, Sports

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