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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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PGA tries new hook for a larger slice of audience

Dec 21, 2006
The PGA hopes its new FedEx Cup will bring season-long fan interest to its golf tour, much like Nascar has enjoyed. Business-of-sports analyst Ed Derse tees off on the idea with host Tess Vigeland.
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Bad boys, bad for sponsors?

Dec 21, 2006
From on-court brawls to felony burglary, some professional athletes continue to behave in a less-than-professional manner. Will player misconduct hurt NBA and NFL bottom lines?
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Red Sox put big money on <nobr>'Dice K'</nobr>

Dec 14, 2006
The Boston Red Sox signed Japanese pitching phenom Daisuke Matsuzaka to a reported $52 million contract &mdash; after paying $51 million just to negotiate. Boston business thinks it's money well spent. Curt Nickisch reports.
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Time to sideline coaches' salaries?

Dec 7, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks to sports analyst Diana Nyad about why colleges are signing football coaches to lengthy multimillion-dollar contracts only to buy them out after a mediocre season.
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College football politics

Dec 7, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas asks business of sports expert David Carter about whether anyone's happy with the BCS system. He says the bigger question is, how can NCAA football balance its growing commercialization?
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Seattle's arena battle

Dec 4, 2006
Seattle voters overwhelmingly passed an initiative to block future public money from being used for pro sports teams &mdash; but some are trying to work a deal for a new SuperSonics stadium anyway. Amy Radil reports.
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A permanent home for the Olympics?

Nov 24, 2006
Scott Jagow asks business of sports commentator Diana Nyad why San Francisco dropped out of the race for the 2016 Olympics, and why there's a push to base the games permanently in Athens.
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NFL networks squabble

Nov 23, 2006
Hardball negotiating tactics by the NFL's fledging network have angered cable operators and left some fans out in the cold. Bob Moon reports.
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Crying foul over cable fees

Nov 16, 2006
The new NFL Network is set to air its first regular-season game on Thanksgiving night, but you might not find it on any of your cable channels. Kai Ryssdal asks sports business analyst Ed Derse what's going on.
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