Today's Confederations Cup soccer tournament is a priority for South Africa, which will have to deal with the chaos of next year's World Cup. The trial's success brings with it a chance for a new face for the continent. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Wimbledon, the premier tennis event of the season, is beginning. But compared to other major sports tournaments, you don't hear very much about its sponsors. Commentator Jon Wertheim says there's a good reason for that.
Angelenos were thrilled the Lakers took home the NBA title, but weren't so ecstatic to hear the city wanted to foot the bill. So the city found a group of private investors to pay for it. Rico Gagliano reports.
Playboy Magazine editor and author A.J. Baime talks with Kai Ryssdal about the great racing rivalry between Ford and Ferrari in the 60s and lessons the U.S. auto industry can learn from racing's golden age.
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.