Stern to step down, after transforming NBA's business

Oct 26, 2012
NBA commissioner David Stern will step down in 2014 after 30 years at the league's helm. In that time, it transformed from an also-ran sport into a $5 billion a year business with a global following.
Posted In: Sports, basketball, NBA

Victoria's Secret at the Dallas Cowboys stadium

Oct 1, 2012
Undies and pigskin: a match made on the gridiron?
Posted In: Retail, Sports, football, NFL, Victoria's Secret

Barclays Center in Brooklyn encourages train riders

Sep 28, 2012
The new Barclays Center Arena in Brooklyn can accommodate 18,000 people, but it offers just a few hundred parking spots.
Posted In: Sports, transporation, parking

What does it take to be an NFL referee?

Sep 27, 2012
Recipe for a referee: start at the bottom, hit the gym, and keep your day job.
Posted In: NFL, football, Sports, unions, referees

NFL reaches deal with referees, ending lockout

Sep 27, 2012
The National Football League has reached an agreement to end a lockout of referees. The league will give existing referees much of what they want for the next few years, including a defined pension plan and a pay raise.
Posted In: Sports, NFL, referees

Controversial call costs Packers more than a victory

Sep 25, 2012
Last night's decision by replacement refs has ripple effects on teams, betting outfits, and the referee's labor dispute
Posted In: Sports, football, labor, NFL

If it's a sellout, why are all those seats empty?

Sep 7, 2012
The Red Sox continue to extend their record-long streak of Fenway Park sellouts, even though there are many empty seats as the team struggles.
Posted In: baseball, Sports

NFL is back, but with replacement refs

Sep 5, 2012
The NFL season kicks off when the New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys, but regular referees won't be there because of a contract dispute. We check out the financial lives of the men who wear black and white to make some green.
Posted In: football, labor, referees, Sports

Lance Armstrong quits fighting anti-doping charges

Aug 24, 2012
The famed bicyclist says he's innocent, but that he can no longer fight allegations that he cheated by using performance-enhancing drugs. How will his latest move affect his brand?
Posted In: lance armstrong, branding, Sports

Why countries specialize in certain sports

Aug 6, 2012
Over the weekend, Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the 100 m running race at the Olympic games. Jamaica and other island nations have become know for their sprinting power, in the same way that countries like Kenya are known for their strength in distance running.
Posted In: Sports, Running, Jamaica, mid-day extra