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Fighting over the home team

Dec 7, 2010
In the divorce case that'll decide the ownership of the L.A. Dodgers, a judge ruled today that a post-nuptial agreement between Frank and Jamie McCourt is invalid. That means Jamie could have a stake in the baseball team, as she claims. Tess Vigeland goes over the play-by-play of the case with the L.A. Times' Carla Hall.
Posted In: Law, Sports
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Schedule dispute puts Preakness on hold

Dec 2, 2010
The Preakness, the second race in the Triple Crown of thoroughbred horse racing, has been put on hold for next year. The tracks that host the races say they can't afford it. Amy Scott reports.
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Robot sports reporter

Nov 29, 2010
But how does he get grotesquely overweight and suck up to spoiled athletes if he's a robot? I'm sure they're working on that....
Posted In: business, robots, sorrow, Sports, Web Culture
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The Greek basketball league, post-debt crisis

Nov 24, 2010
The Greek basketball league would draw American players with fat contracts that included apartments, cars and even having your income taxes paid. Reporter Joanna Kakissis takes a look at the Greek basketball league today.
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Athletes take money to make market corrections

Nov 19, 2010
Sports Illustrated writer Jon Wertheim doesn't find it surprising that athletes and their families demand and take money from alums or universities. He thinks they're simply acting rationally, from an economic point of view.
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MLS team allows fans to play owner

Nov 6, 2010
The World Cup is long over, but soccer fans in Seattle are still cheering. That's because their MLS team, the Seattle Sounders, has given them the power to vote on team management, and the response has been a big hit. Josh Platis reports.
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Now that you've won the World Series, you can pay back some debt

Nov 2, 2010
The San Francisco Giants are bound to have a lot of opportunities coming their way now that they've won the World Series. One of those opportunities? A chance to pay back some of their long-time debt. Steve Henn reports.
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Freakonomics Radio: Is football taking sponsorships to the next level?

Oct 29, 2010
In Europe, sponsors reign supreme for sporting teams. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner explains the difference in American sports.
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What is that around MLB players' necks?

Oct 28, 2010
This final note today, picking up on my earlier observation about the World Series. Am I the only guy who's been wondering what with those enormous...
Posted In: baseball, jewelry, MLB, Phiten, Sports
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Cleveland pride as NBA season starts

Oct 26, 2010
This final note today, in observance of the start of the National Basketball Association season tonight....
Posted In: LeBron James, NBA, Sports

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