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Ultimate fighting's all about blood — and money

Jan 18, 2007
Decide for yourself if the sport is too violent, but there's no denying the money it's making. Is Corporate America ready to put its name behind mixed martial arts? David Carter says now might be the time.
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His soccer may be around the bend, but he's still hot

Jan 11, 2007
British superstar David Beckham has agreed to a five-year, <nobr>$250 million</nobr> deal to play for Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy. At 31, he's on the downside of his career. So, what's the MSL getting? Tess Vigeland reports.
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Chargers to Patriots: No tickets for you

Jan 10, 2007
The San Diego Chargers have banned ticket sales outside of Southern California for Sunday's NFL playoff game. It's not against the rules, as Sean Cole reports from Boston.
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An incentive clause for college athletes?

Jan 8, 2007
Top college coaches bring home more than a million dollars a year. The players don't see a dime before they graduate. Commentator Dwayne Ballen says there's a way to remedy the uneven economic playing field.
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Snow sports court minorities

Jan 8, 2007
Faced with flat growth in their traditional mostly-white market, skiing and snowboarding resorts are working to attract consumers of color. Jeff Tyler reports.
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Pitchers are taking a mound of cash

Jan 4, 2007
Major League Baseball had a busy off-season, with players signed to some of the biggest deals ever. Business-of-sports analyst Diana Nyad talks with Kai Ryssdal about the players who got the most &mdash; pitchers.
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Cities stuck with old stadiums

Jan 4, 2007
Older stadiums are getting more and more expensive to maintain, so who's going to pay for the renovations when the local municipality can't afford it? David Carter has some advice.
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Are you ready for some ads!

Jan 4, 2007
Super Bowl commercials continue to get pricier and, hopefully, more entertaining as companies shell out millions of dollars to get your attention. Dan Grech reports.
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Still golfing in the Northeast

Dec 29, 2006
Unseasonably warm weather is putting the hurt on New England's multi-billion dollar winter recreation industry, but the region's golf courses are basking in it. Curt Nickisch reports.
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Is Tiger bad for golf?

Dec 22, 2006
As Tiger Woods continues to rake in huge endorsement deals, business of sports commentator Diana Nyad says that's good for Tiger, but Tiger isn't necessarily good for golf.
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