Mid-day Extra: How football games help travel agencies

Jan 12, 2012
According to a recent article in the Vail Daily News, some Colorado area resorts are seeing a bounce in the number of reservations this week because of last weekend's Denver Broncos football game.
Posted In: advertising, football

Mid-day Extra: The Gatorade shower

Jan 10, 2012
Dumping Gatorade on a coach after a big victory is a tradition for college and professional athletes, but where did that tradition come from?
Posted In: football, Sports, Gatorade

PODCAST: Holiday sales up, the price of fake snow

Dec 27, 2011
While a temporary deal has been reached in Washington, 2012 doesn't look much better in terms of bipartisanship. FedEx is set to raise its rates beginning in January. In Arizona, many non-industrial businesses are taking up space in warehouses.
Posted In: holiday shopping, snow, football, Music

Mid-day Extra: Drew Brees breaks an NFL record

Dec 27, 2011
Quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints is now the NFL's record-holder for the most yards passing in a single season.
Posted In: football, NFL, New Orleans

Cable TV angry about NFL broadcast deals

Dec 6, 2011
The price for NFL games is soaring, and some worry a recent deal with ESPN threatens cable TV's business model.
Posted In: football, NFL, cable TV

Green Bay Packers to sell more shares to fans

Dec 2, 2011
The Packers are the only major American sports team that is publicly owned. But their shares have little more than sentimental value.
Posted In: football

New approaches to football helmets aim to curb concussions

Nov 24, 2011
A new line of helmets are built to not just cushion the blow but provide data as well.
Posted In: football, NFL, Health

Pac-10 scores with big TV deal

May 3, 2011
Pac-10 college football fans rejoice! The New York Times reported today that the conference struck a goldmine television deal with Fox and ESPN....
Posted In: football

Wassup! The Most Memorable Super Bowl Ads

Jan 26, 2011
As the economy improves, companies are returning to the days of producing high-priced, high profile Super Bowl ads. Jennifer Collins' story on...
Posted In: advertising, business of sports, Entertainment, football, Super Bowl

Best-Ever Super Bowl Ads: "What goes up..."

Jan 26, 2011
Prescient, no? Check out other Super Bowl ads that the Marketplace staff picked here.
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