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Our money's on the bull

Nov 2, 2006
Bull riding is the fastest-growing sport in the U.S. and all kinds of folks are cashing in. The World Finals kicked off last weekend in Las Vegas. Jane Lindholm took a little more than 8 seconds to check it out.
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Fantasy soccer for big spenders

Oct 31, 2006
A couple of UK hedge funds are hoping to score big in a surprising new arena: soccer player futures. Amy Scott explains.
Posted In: Investing, Sports

MLB cuts back revenue sharing

Oct 27, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and business of sports commentator Diana Nyad take a look at the fine print in Major League Baseball's new labor agreement and how it could impact the game.
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It's hockey season!

Oct 20, 2006
The lockout is history and fans are back, but hockey still has a lot of room to grow. Host Scott Jagow talks with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about efforts to grow the sport beyond its traditional fan base.
Posted In: Sports

Tigermania hits stores

Oct 20, 2006
The Detroit Tigers are in the World Series for the first time in 22 years. Diantha Parker looks at what it means for merchandisers.
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DIY Super Bowl commercials

Oct 19, 2006
A few big companies are planning to show user-generated commercials during Super Bowl XLI. Host Kai Ryssdal asks business of sports analyst Ed Derse about the latest trend in the advertising world.
Posted In: Sports

NCAA tax status in question

Oct 12, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas speaks with business of sports expert David Carter about the NCAA and the heat it's taking for its tax exempt status.
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Baseball's bases are loaded

Oct 6, 2006
Attendance for Major League Baseball games is at an all-time high. From a business standpoint, things are about as good as they get. Sports commentator Diana Nyad takes a look at the game with Kai Ryssdal.
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Putting golf out to pasture

Oct 6, 2006
Among cows and barbed-wire fences in farmers' fields, tens of thousands of people are taking to a game called "Farmer's Golf." Rico Gagliano traveled to The Netherlands to learn the origins and secrets of the game.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Sports

Mets compete with their pocketbook

Oct 4, 2006
New York's "other" baseball team starts its playoff run today. Lisa Napoli reports that the New York Mets' success is the product of hard work — and big spending.
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