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Big business at the Ryder Cup

Sep 21, 2006
This year's Ryder Cup at the K Club in Ireland is expected to turn a profit of about $20 million. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks with Ed Derse about the business side of the golf tournament.
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Field of green

Sep 7, 2006
The top college football teams will play one more game this season. Business-of-sports analyst Diana Nyad tells host Kai Ryssdal that it's not for more competition, it's strictly for more money.
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NBC bets on football

Sep 7, 2006
NBC hopes to use its football telecasts to help it out of its rating slump. Janet Babin reports.
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Andre Agassi's legacy

Aug 31, 2006
Host Brian Watt and business of sports expert David Carter look at the legacy of Andre Agassi, both as tennis star and marketing icon.
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Trying to get Bally in shape

Aug 30, 2006
Dissident shareholders are preparing for a possible bid to put Bally Total Fitness on the sale block after years of disappointing revenue. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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Did the Steagles save the NFL?

Aug 28, 2006
During WWII, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles fielded a team together for a season: the Steagles. Host Scott Jagow speaks to author Matthew Algeo about how the combined team helped keep the NFL going at a critical time.
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Sporting corporate names

Aug 25, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and business of sports commentator Diana Nyad discuss where corporate sponsorship of sport venues and events might go next. Is anything in the sporting world not for sale?
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Big win for fantasy sports

Aug 17, 2006
A small, fantasy sports company won a huge legal battle with Major League Baseball last week. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to sports business analyst Ed Derse about the impact of the court ruling.
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Is the NFL preseason too long?

Aug 17, 2006
Not according to the league's bottom line. Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to business of sports expert David Carter.
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Cashing in on fantasy football

Aug 11, 2006
Fantasy football leagues can generate real revenue for businesses tied to the NFL. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at who's banking on the phenomenon.
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