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Celebrity charities: How bad press affects donations

Jun 14, 2012
The U.S. agency that monitors drugs in sports has filed new doping charges against Lance Armstrong. Philanthropy expert Sandra Miniutti tells us what happens when bad press hits a charity's figurehead.
Posted In: Sports, Charity

L.A. Kings fans celebrate -- and pay up

Jun 14, 2012
The L.A. Kings are celebrating their Stanley Cup victory with a parade in Los Angeles today, and fans are ponying up for team merchandise. But will the Kings actually benefit from the sales?
Posted In: L.A. Kings, Sports

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

Watching the L.A. Kings make history

Jun 6, 2012
The Los Angeles Kings could win their first Stanley Cup hockey championship ever tonight. But fans will have to pay a premium to see it whether they watch from the pricey seats at the Staples Center, in a sports bar or at home on cable TV.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports, hockey, L.A. Kings, NBC

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

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