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What you need to know to run a marathon at the North Pole

Apr 9, 2013
Four dozen trekked to the North Pole in a marathon that costs more than $15,000 to run in. Feel like taking a run on a polar ice floe? Here's what you need to know about the race.
Posted In: north pole, Running, Sports

Jay-Z's blueprint for baseball

Apr 3, 2013
Jay-Z’s move into sports management adds to the rapper's business portfolio and help baseball.
Posted In: Sports, Jay-Z, Yankees, robinson cano, baseball

Mend it like Beckham: Can the superstar save Chinese soccer?

Mar 25, 2013
David Beckham has just wrapped up a visit to China, where he is now serving as 'global ambassador' to the country's national soccer league, an organization long plagued with match fixing and bribery. Can Beckham help save Chinese soccer?
Posted In: China, Sports, David Beckham, soccer

Top 10 reasons why Marketplace trumps Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!

Mar 21, 2013
This past Monday, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC), created a March Madness bracket to finally determine the top dog of the public radio world. In round two, it's Marketplace versus Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell me!
Posted In: public radio, Sports

'March Madness' Beltway style

Mar 21, 2013
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off today, and there is big money at stake -- in office pools, of course, and in Washington, where the tournament is a gimmick for politicians raising campaign cash.
Posted In: Sports, politics, fundraising, Washington D.C.

A March Madness bracket that South Dakota State would win

Mar 20, 2013
The teams to beat in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament are the University of Louisville and Indiana University. But in an economic sense, Louisville, Ky., and Bloomington, Ind., aren't the favorites.
Posted In: Sports

Tiger Woods may be back on top, but will Nike buy it?

Mar 13, 2013
Since his marital indiscretions more than three years ago, it's been a long road back to the top. But the buzz around the golf course says there's no question -- Tiger has returned.
Posted In: Tiger Woods, Golf, Sports, endorsements

Betting money on a dead horse: Seriously

Mar 11, 2013
Some in Nebraska are pushing for betting machines of 'historical horse races' at thoroughbred race tracks. The machines allow wagering on the outcomes of past races. Critics say they’re basically slot machines and would constitute expanded gambling.
Posted In: Nebraska, gambling, Sports, horse racing

How much is a save worth? Mariano Rivera to retire

Mar 11, 2013
The Yankees’ relief pitcher will finally hang up his cleats after this season. Rivera changed the way baseball owners look at the value of a great closer.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, New York, Yankees

New TSA knife policy angers flight attendants

Mar 8, 2013
The Transportation Security Administration has announced a policy change that would allow airline passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment onto planes, beginning next month. Flight attendants and air marshals protested.
Posted In: TSA, airplanes, Sports, security

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