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MLB takes over Los Angeles Dodgers

Apr 21, 2011
Major League Baseball has moved to seize control of the Dodgers from owner Frank McCourt -- a rare move that could have a high price.
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Baseball pitching robot is not ready for the big leagues

Apr 21, 2011
Meet PhillieBot, the one-armed, three-wheeled robot that threw out the first pitch of the Brewers-Phillies game yesterday as part of Science Day ...
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Using Wall Street strategies in baseball

Mar 31, 2011
Author Jonah Keri talks about how the Tampa Bay Rays used a Wall Street approach in baseball, and ended up winning.
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NFL lockout could shackle DirecTV's profits

Mar 21, 2011
With a court date looming between NFL players and owners, DirecTV is an anxious bystander because of its exclusive "NFL Sunday Ticket" package.
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March Madness online helps CBS turn profit on tourney

Mar 17, 2011
CBS expected to lose $200 million a year on the NCAA basketball tournament. But a deal to extend coverage to cable TV and a move to stream all games online have helped the network turn a profit.
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NBA drives the paint in Europe

Mar 4, 2011
The National Basketball Association wants to create a new team in Europe. This weekend's games will show off the league's global reach.
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NFL union may punt to avoid a lockout

Mar 3, 2011
The football players' union may dissolve itself to put owners at risk of anti-trust suits.
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Race in major league baseball

Mar 1, 2011
Author and history professor Rob Ruck talks about how race plays a big part of the business of major league baseball.
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Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game

Mar 1, 2011
Title: Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game Author: Rob Ruck Publisher: Beacon Press Type: Non Fiction Released...
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Freakonomics: Tackling the looming NFL lockout

Feb 22, 2011
A potential lockout is on the horizon as the current collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players' union soon expires. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks with Kai Ryssdal about how profitable the NFL is and the problem some owners have with the league's business model.
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