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.
Posted In: Sports

Urinals flush with sports history

Sep 18, 2007
An auctioneer in St. Louis is auctioning off various odds and ends from the old Tiger Stadium in Detroit. Scott Jagow spoke to CEO Bruce Schneider about what some sports fans will pay to own a piece of an old stadium bathroom.
Posted In: Sports

Baseball runs for a fan base in Japan

Sep 14, 2007
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are two of Major League Baseball's biggest money-making machines. And now their rivalry is headed overseas. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

Kicking off South Africa's economy

Sep 14, 2007
Today marks the 1,000-day countdown to the next World Cup in South Africa. With millions of fans making the event a probable boon for the country, it's been celebrating by spending billions to prepare. Gretchen Wilson has more.
Posted In: Sports

Some cheating's business as usual

Sep 14, 2007
The New England Patriots were fined half a million dollars for using hidden cameras to steal their opponents' defensive signals. But business of sports commentator Diana Nyad told Scott Jagow that this sort of cheating has been going on forever.
Posted In: Crime, Sports

No Wide Web in rugby World Cup

Sep 8, 2007
The rugby World Cup kicks off in Paris today but a dispute over media rights threatens its coverage. If you want to see it you'd better find it on TV or hop on a plane and buy a ticket, Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Science, Sports

Real money in fantasy football

Sep 6, 2007
The National Football League season begins tonight, which means millions of fans playing fantasy football leagues are back in action as well. Business-of-sports expert Diana Nyad talks with Kai Ryssdal about the reality involved.
Posted In: Sports

Take this deal at your own risk

Sep 3, 2007
How does an impoverished nation boost tourism? Nepal is putting its most famous mountain on seasonal clearance. It works for clothing retailers, but discount-seeking climbers might pay a different kind of price. Jill Barshay explains.
Posted In: Sports

Now you're just bending your luck

Aug 30, 2007
With superstar David Beckham out of the game due to an injured right knee, will disappointed fans hurt Major League Soccer profits? Tess Vigeland talks to Sports Business Group founder David Carter about the potential losses.
Posted In: Sports