NFL blocks churches' game gatherings

Feb 1, 2008
Churches that have invited their members to big-screen viewings of the Super Bowl are being called for a penalty by the National Football League. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

Super Bowl ads targeting women

Feb 1, 2008
Super Bowl advertisers will be targeting the 40-percent female audience this Sunday. Andrea Gardner reports the move comes as the entertainment writers' strike has shut down a lot of female-oriented programming.
Posted In: Sports

Sports fans keep paying the price

Jan 31, 2008
Will Leitch, author of "God Save The Fan," talks with Kai Ryssdal about how sports leagues take their fans for granted -- and the fans keep coming back.
Posted In: Economy, Sports

From 'Clipper Darrell' to 'Dallas Darrell'?

Jan 29, 2008
Professional sports is a cut-throat business. So it's not unusual for one team to poach top talent from a rival. What you don't see everyday is an owner trying to recruit a rival fan. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Sports

Can Super Bowl XLII teach sports fans about global warming?

Jan 26, 2008
The biggest teach-in in the U.S. is the Super Bowl, when almost 100 million of us gather around TV sets from coast to coast and enjoy the show....
Posted In: climate education, global warming, Sports, Super Bowl

NBA adapts deals to online audience

Jan 17, 2008
The NBA is going to allow its teams to sell their own digital rights. To explain what that will mean to professional basketball fans, we invited in business-of-sports commentator Ed Derse. He talks with host Tess Vigeland.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

Allstate tackles field in NOLA

Jan 11, 2008
If you watched the big college football game between LSU and Ohio State this week, you probably noticed an Allstate logo at some point. Scott Jagow talks to sports commentator Diana Nyad about whether its presence was welcome.
Posted In: Sports

More bowls than good teams to fill them

Jan 3, 2008
If you follow college football, you've noticed an explosion of bowl games -- some featuring teams with losing records. Our business-of-sports analyst Diana Nyad has been keeping track and shared her thoughts with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Sports

Saying 'Aloha' to the Sugar Bowl

Dec 31, 2007
The football team at the University of Hawaii is playing its biggest game ever, and winning could offer big rewards to the school. Andrea Gardner reports the pay-offs go beyond the cash.
Posted In: Education, Sports

Northeast snow means happy skis

Dec 25, 2007
Ski resorts in the Northeast hit a dry spell last year, causing a sharp visitor decline. But this season, everything is in full swing. Sean Cole reports from his own "Hell," also known as a snowy Boston.
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