The revenue rise of the MLB

Nov 9, 2007
Major League Baseball's revenue has been growing steadily over the last few years, and this season it grossed a tie with football. Scott Jagow talks to business of sports commentator Diana Nyad about the MLB's gain.
Posted In: Sports

Scouting for the NBA, coaching for life

Nov 8, 2007
The NBA is pulling in more players from around the world. Meet one of the globetrotting scouts who seeks them out, in the latest installment of our series on jobs in the global economy. Jon Miller reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Sports

Rockies fans eating crow

Nov 6, 2007
It's been a week since the Boston Red Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies in the World Series, and fans in Denver are paying up friendly wages in the form of fine food. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Sports

A pumped-up country

Nov 6, 2007
From Hollywood to high school, steroids are more popular outside of the realm of sports than you'd think. Scott Jagow talks to Shaun Assael, author of the book "Steroid Nation."
Posted In: Books, Crime, Health, Sports

Traders take a beating, for a good cause

Nov 2, 2007
At the same time some investment banks are taking a pounding from the credit crunch, Wall Street traders come together to dish out and take some more lumps for a boxing charity event. Amy Scott was ringside.
Posted In: Sports, Wall Street

The business of being Bode Miller

Nov 1, 2007
Professional skier Bode Miller has started competing on his own, after 10 years with the U.S. national team. So far he's garnered $1 million in corporate sponsorships. Our business-of-sports commentator Diana Nyad has some thoughts about the niche he's carving.
Posted In: Sports

Taco Bell benefits from shelling out

Oct 29, 2007
The World Series is over, and because someone stole a base, Taco Bell will give away free tacos tomorrow. Amy Scott reports the cost of the promotion will be dwarfed by the payoff.
Posted In: Sports

It takes a big fish to catch a big fish

Oct 26, 2007
The annual Bisbee's Black & Blue sportfishing tournament attracts competitors wealthy enough to shrug off a $70,000 registration fee, or drop $1 million on a gold-encrusted lure. Dan Grech has more.
Posted In: Sports

If Sox win, the furniture's free!

Oct 24, 2007
Last spring, a Boston furniture company offered to refund the purchase price of whatever people bought -- if the Red Sox won the World Series. Game 1 is tonight.
Posted In: Retail, Sports

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.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports