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'Linsanity' could be officially over

Jul 16, 2012
Many of you might remember a Knicks basketball player by the name of Jeremy Lin? Well, there are new fears that his popularity streak -- also known as Linsanity -- may officially be over, as the Knicks could be letting him go over to the Houston Rockets.
Posted In: Sports, basketball

After NBA finals, will Heat do a cooldown?

Jun 22, 2012
The Miami Heat, in five games, won the NBA championship last night by... a lot. From a strictly business point of view -- what now?
Posted In: basketball, Heat, NBA, Miami

NBA viewership up despite shortened season

Jun 12, 2012
Jeremy Lin and other dramatic storylines have more people watching.
Posted In: Sports, NBA, basketball, Jeremy Lin

March Madness nets big benefits for Cinderella schools

Mar 22, 2012
The NCAA basketball tournament is a great way for smaller schools to get exposure, prestige -- and alumni donations. Just ask Murray State or Ohio University.
Posted In: NCAA, March Madness, college sports, basketball

How much productivity will be lost during March Madness?

Mar 12, 2012
It's a pretty big number, but it also won't matter much in the grand scheme of things.
Posted In: Sports, college sports, NCAA, basketball, March Madness, productivity

Linsanity sweeps America

Feb 15, 2012
The newfound popularity of New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin boosts business for basketball.
Posted In: basketball, Jeremy Lin, Sports, NBA

The profit boost from 'Linsanity'

Feb 13, 2012
Jeremy Lin has risen in the last week to be a breakout star in the NBA -- in part, because of his potential to tap into the Chinese market.
Posted In: NBA, basketball, China, Jeremy Lin

PODCAST: Shed your tie for Mother Earth, Will Ferrell's beer of choice

Dec 15, 2011
With the Iowa caucuses just a few weeks out, we take at closer look at the economic policies of Republican candidate Newt Gingrich. Federal student aid programs could be on the chopping block. Russia is about to get its invitation to join the World Trade Organization as ministers from the group's 153 members meet in Geneva. And our weekly Attitude Check, part of our partnership with Gallup, looks at how Americans feel about the crisis in Europe.
Posted In: Will Ferrell, basketball, Europe debt crisis, Washington D.C.

Mid-day Extra: Another basketball star moves to L.A.

Dec 15, 2011
Point guard Chris Paul is moving to Los Angeles to play for the Clippers. What can that do for his own fame, and for the team's success down the line?
Posted In: basketball, los angeles, NBA

NBA reaches tentative deal

Nov 28, 2011
After months of deadlock, the National Basketball Association has reached a deal to begin the season on Christmas.
Posted In: basketball, NBA

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