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Why the College Football Playoff has a generic name

Jan 12, 2015
Branding experts suggests ways — and reasons — to jazz it up.
Posted In: football, branding, Sports
Tony Washington, No. 91 of Oregon, goes to recover a fumble by quarterback Jameis Winston, No. 5 of  Florida State, during New Year's Day college playoff game at Rose Bowl.

College football's playoff payoff

Jan 2, 2015
One likely result of college football's first playoffs? An eventual expansion to eight teams or more.
Posted In: Sports, NCAA, college, football
The New York Jets CEO and chairman, Woody Johnson, comments on firing the team's former head coach, Rex Ryan, via the Jets' Twitter account.

The NFL's 'ready, set, fire' day

Dec 29, 2014
The regular season ends, and losing pro football teams fire their coaches — again
Posted In: NFL, Black Monday, purge, executives, Sports
A worker overlays a World Series sticker in the visiting dugout at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals play host to the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on October 21.

Is the World Series a boon for the hosts' economies?

Oct 21, 2014
Millions will flood into Kansas City and San Francisco. But will they stay?
Posted In: World Series, baseball, local economy, Sports

In Context: The big business of high school sports

Oct 17, 2014
Should high school football games be televised?
Posted In: high school, Sports, Money
Mason Plumlee (C) of the Brooklyn Nets reacts to losing the ball against the Boston Celtics during their NBA game March 21, 2014. The two teams will play again this Sunday, only this time, the experimental pre-game will be four minutes shorter than usual.

The NBA's experiment: offering fans a shorter game

Oct 15, 2014
The NBA experiments with a shorter game this Sunday. But does it mean less is more for basketball?
Posted In: Sports, NBA, basketball

Weekend Brunch: AIG and women in sports

Oct 12, 2014
ESPN The Magazine's Mina Kimes and Shane Ferro from Business Insider look back on the week's news.
Posted In: brunch, AIG, Sports, women
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Weekend Brunch: The NFL's future, changing the climate and whither Olive Garden?

Sep 26, 2014
Joe Weisenthal from Business Insider and FT’s Shannon Bond chat about the week’s news. Click play above to hear them break down the NFL in pop culture and the market effects of climate change.
Posted In: brunch, NFL, Sports, climate change, Olive Garden, restaurants, unlimited breadsticks
Under Armour

Under Armour makes its fashion move

Sep 3, 2014
Under Armour signs a supermodel as it broadens its market beyond athletes.
Posted In: under armour, Sports, Modeling

The NCAA lawsuit in context

Aug 15, 2014
The NCAA lost a lawsuit in its battle over collegiate athlete likenesses. What does that mean?
Posted In: NCAA, college, antitrust, Sports

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