The NBA season is lasting longer than ever, and some of the players don't like it. The reason for the extension: money. Steve Chiotakis rationalizes the extension with business of sports commentator Diana Nyad.
If the Cleveland Cavaliers are bounced out of the NBA playoffs, Nike and Glaceau VitaminWater are out of luck. The brands have been hyping a Kobe Bryant-LeBron James match-up. Joel Rose reports on why advertisers love a good rivalry.
If Chicago gets to host the 2016 summer games, President Obama would step in to help. Natalie Moore reports, and Steve Chiotakis talks to professor Stefan Szymanski from the Cass School of Business in London.
The Preakness Stakes filed for bankruptcy in March ahead of its 134th running, and where the race will take place in the future is anything but a sure bet. But Maryland officials are taking the uncertainty in stride. Joel Rose reports.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is slated to earn more than anyone in the NFL, a fact the commissioner says is "ridiculous." Joel Rose explores why the NFL pays more for its rookies compared to other sports leagues.
The recession hit Cleveland hard, and Cavaliers player Lebron James may be the best attraction the city's got right now. But he could take his starpower elsewhere when his contract expires next year. Rico Gagliano reports.