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It's baseball all-star (spitting) time

Jul 16, 2013
Spitting is an even longer baseball tradition than the All-Star Game, especially if it's tobacco.
Posted In: baseball, Sports, tobacco, cigarettes, smoking

Andy Murray wins Wimbledon and 75 million reasons to smile

Jul 8, 2013
As a mere U.S. Open champion and Olympic gold medal winner, Murray had been making $12 million a year. That number is expected to shoot up to $75 million after his victory Sunday at Wimbledon.
Posted In: Sports, tennis

How the Tour de France might keep us watching

Jul 5, 2013
Will the Tour lose viewers after seven-time winner Lance Armstrong admitted to widespread doping last year?
Posted In: France, tour de france, lance armstrong, Sports

Weird Wimbledon threatens to upset ratings and ads

Jul 2, 2013
What the ouster of big names like Serena Williams and Roger Federer could mean for ESPN's ratings and revenue.
Posted In: Sports, tennis, espn, television, ratings

How will injuries impact the NBA draft?

Jun 27, 2013
Basketball teams pick athletes to go pro at the NBA draft, but injuries among the top picks complicate the process of evaluating a player's worth.
Posted In: Nerlens Noel, NBA draft, sports injuries, Sports, NBA

College athletes team up on a different court

Jun 20, 2013
We're expecting movement today in the case that could decide whether college athletes share in the billions of dollars in broadcast and video game revenues
Posted In: NCAA, Sports, college

Economic value check: How much is enough?

Jun 14, 2013
Can we afford the consumer economy? Yes, but there are costs. And not all of them have dollar signs attached. Let's talk about values.
Posted In: consumer, Sports, baseball

How putting a price on something can change everything

Jun 14, 2013
Why do Major League Baseball games take so long to play these days? Because the Oakland A's found that the best way to produce runs is to draw a lot of walks. So baseball became a game of hitters waiting out pitchers.
Posted In: baseball, statistics, Sports

What a star's suspension would mean to a baseball team's bottom line

Jun 5, 2013
Major League Baseball is reportedly on the verge of slapping long suspensions on some start players. How would that impact the finances of America's pastime?
Posted In: Sports, baseball, drugs, business of sports

The NBA's battle of the T-shirts

May 31, 2013
Lebron James and the Miami Heat are fighting to get back to the NBA Finals. But the Eastern Conference championship series will also be noteworthy for its playoff T-shirts.
Posted In: NBA, marketing, Sports

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