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2012 Olympic attendees vie for Bolt tickets

May 20, 2011
London's summer Olympics are more than a year away, but ticket requests are already flooding in to see Jamaican champion Usain Bolt. But with many tickets going automatically to sponsors, fans may not get to see the event.
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How NBA salaries might or might not affect a team's record

May 20, 2011
ESPN writer Larry Coon explains the salary cap in the NBA, and how that could affect a team's winning record.
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Los Angeles Dodgers may not meet payroll

May 4, 2011
One possible result: all Major League Baseball clubs will pay for Dodgers' players.
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How baseball is reflecting the U.S. economy

Apr 21, 2011
Sports editor Dave Zirin talks about Major League Baseball's decision to take over the Los Angeles Dodgers, and how all of baseball has become a reflection of the downturn of the U.S. economy.
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NBA team looks to cater to big business

Apr 21, 2011
The Sacramento Kings aren't turning a profit, and its owners are looking towards moving the team south to appeal to a bigger Fortune 500 market.
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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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