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Don't block the Rocktober

Oct 24, 2007
The Colorado Rockies want to commemorate entry into the World Series by trademarking the month of "Rocktober" But the word is a valued marketing pun with several classic rock stations. Rico Gagliano has more.
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Kick-starting NFL dreams in the U.K.

Oct 23, 2007
The Miami Dolphins and New York giants will play their first regular-season game at Wembley Stadium in London. Jeremy Hobson reports this could be a way to invite U.S. football overseas.
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Fans aren't cheering Patriots' act

Oct 19, 2007
The NFL's New England Patriots have won a lawsuit against StubHub.com for reselling Patriots game tickets. But some fans and civil libertarians complain that the team is guilty of interference. Dan Grech reports.
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Pats fans may regret using StubHub

Oct 19, 2007
After winning a ruling against online ticket reseller StubHub, the New England Patriots might revoke tickets from 13,000 of the site's customers. Dan Grech explores whether they had fans in mind.
Posted In: Retail, Sports

Ready for some football, rugby style?

Oct 18, 2007
England and South Africa will scrum it up in the final of the Rugby World Cup this weekend. Marketplace business-of-sports analyst Ed Derse talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's in play.
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NBA scores a slam dunk in China

Oct 17, 2007
The NBA's offiicially gone global. NBA China has opened for business. China is the league's biggest market outside the United States. And don't think sneaker companies and sports marketers haven't noticed. Scott Tong reports.
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Big wins on small budgets

Oct 12, 2007
The Colorado Rockies may not be working with a big budget, but they're still running in the playoffs. Lisa Napoli talks to sports commentator Diana Nyad about small-team philosophy that pays off.
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NHL's in a world of trouble -- or potential

Oct 4, 2007
The National Hockey League season has begun in earnest. But amid the baseball playoffs and the new NFL season heating up, you may have missed it. All of which goes to Diana Nyad's point about the position hockey's put itself in. She talked with Kai Ryssdal.
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Every dog has its last day

Sep 28, 2007
This weekend is the last for the regular Major League Baseball season, and that means no ballpark franks for awhile. Jeremy Hobson reports on how the national passtime is a crucial sales time for the hot dog industry.
Posted In: Retail, Sports

Powerhouses stumble on level field

Sep 20, 2007
Prestigious college football programs at Notre Dame, Michigan and UCLA have gotten off to rough starts this season with surprising losses to seemingly lesser schools. Our analyst Ed Derse says the business side of the sport might be adding a little parity to the game.
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