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GM signs deal to sponsor Manchester United

May 31, 2012
General Motors announced today a major Chevrolet sponsorship deal with the popular English soccer team, Manchester United.
Posted In: GM, Sports, soccer, advertising

L.A. pro teams pull postseason hat trick

May 17, 2012
The Lakers, the Clippers and the Kings all in the playoffs at the same time this year. That spells big money for the Staples Center and busy times for the people who transform the sports arena from a basketball court to hockey rink.
Posted In: NBA, NHL, Sports, Staples Center, los angeles

Tracing the history of the ball

May 15, 2012
In "The Ball," author John Fox looks at why we play, and how we play, through the titular object.
Posted In: Sports

Bigger, faster, stronger: The rising cost of youth sports

May 11, 2012
Tess talks to author Mark Hyman about the arms race to give our kids an advantage on the playing field.
Posted In: children, Sports, spending

NFL legend Warren Sapp on his financial life after football

May 4, 2012
Super Bowl winning defensive tackle Warren Sapp discusses his recent bankruptcy filing and the lessons it has taught him.
Posted In: warren sapp, football, NFL, personal finances, Sports

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

Golf retail stores making a comeback

Apr 6, 2012
The official start of golf season is in full swing with all the top golfers competing this weekend in The Masters. The retail side of golf was sliced nearly in half by the recession, but some stores are making a return.
Posted In: Sports, Golf

Tiger Woods still a winner for advertisers

Apr 5, 2012
The Masters golf tournament starts today, and Tiger Woods is back in form on the heels of his first PGA win in two years. Regardless of whether he wins, TV executives are counting on Tiger to pump up the ratings.
Posted In: Sports, Tiger Woods, Golf, advertising

Magic Johnson invests in the L.A. Dodgers

Mar 28, 2012
The Dodgers have a new owner. The troubled franchise will be bought up by a group of investors, Magic Johnson among them.
Posted In: Sports, Magic Johnson, Dodgers, MLB

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

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