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In Canada, building a Punjabi audience for hockey

Apr 26, 2013
There aren't words for "slapshot" or "puck" in Punjabi, but Hockey Night in Canada is drawing some of the country's 1.1 million speakers in with a Punjabi language broadcast.
Posted In: Canada, Sports, hockey, Punjabi

NFL draft is less art, more science: A how-to guide

Apr 25, 2013
Big data competes with gut instinct in determining how multimillion dollar contracts are meted out in the NFL draft.
Posted In: Sports, football, NFL

'NRA 500' NASCAR race ignites sponsorship controversy

Apr 12, 2013
This weekend, Texas Motor Speedway will host a NASCAR race -- and the name of the race is causing a bit of controversy. It's called the NRA 500, as in National Rifle Association.
Posted In: NASCAR, NRA, sponsorship, Sports, gun control

MLB.com: America's pastime is higher tech than you think

Apr 11, 2013
Baseball, with its passion for tradition, is higher tech than you think. MLB.com CEO Bob Bowman discusses live streaming and baseball's mobile strategy.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, MLB, Tech, streaming

What you need to know to run a marathon at the North Pole

Apr 9, 2013
Four dozen trekked to the North Pole in a marathon that costs more than $15,000 to run in. Feel like taking a run on a polar ice floe? Here's what you need to know about the race.
Posted In: north pole, Running, Sports

Jay-Z's blueprint for baseball

Apr 3, 2013
Jay-Z’s move into sports management adds to the rapper's business portfolio and help baseball.
Posted In: Sports, Jay-Z, Yankees, robinson cano, baseball

Mend it like Beckham: Can the superstar save Chinese soccer?

Mar 25, 2013
David Beckham has just wrapped up a visit to China, where he is now serving as 'global ambassador' to the country's national soccer league, an organization long plagued with match fixing and bribery. Can Beckham help save Chinese soccer?
Posted In: China, Sports, David Beckham, soccer

Top 10 reasons why Marketplace trumps Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!

Mar 21, 2013
This past Monday, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC), created a March Madness bracket to finally determine the top dog of the public radio world. In round two, it's Marketplace versus Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell me!
Posted In: public radio, Sports

'March Madness' Beltway style

Mar 21, 2013
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off today, and there is big money at stake -- in office pools, of course, and in Washington, where the tournament is a gimmick for politicians raising campaign cash.
Posted In: Sports, politics, fundraising, Washington D.C.

A March Madness bracket that South Dakota State would win

Mar 20, 2013
The teams to beat in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament are the University of Louisville and Indiana University. But in an economic sense, Louisville, Ky., and Bloomington, Ind., aren't the favorites.
Posted In: Sports

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