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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.
Posted In: Sports

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.
Posted In: Sports

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.
Posted In: Sports

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.
Posted In: Sports

Mobile ESPN doesn't make the cut

Sep 28, 2006
After less than a year, ESPN is closing down its cell phone operation aimed at sports fans. Now it'll try to make deals with other wireless operators to offer multimedia content. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science, Sports

What to do with that pro sports fortune . . .

Sep 28, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas and business of sports expert David Carter look at the growing trend of sports stars as entrepreneurs.
Posted In: Sports

Saints return to the Superdome

Sep 25, 2006
The New Orleans Saints today return to the Superdome for the first time since Katrina — and they'll be bringing much-needed leisure spending along with them. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Sports

Is it time to pay college athletes?

Sep 22, 2006
Host Scott Jagow talks to business of sports commentator Diana Nyad about the fallout over allegations that star running back Reggie Bush took money and gifts from sports agents while playing college football.
Posted In: Sports

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