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World Cup mania

Jun 2, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad talks to host Scott Jagow about advertisers and the world's biggest sporting event.
Posted In: Canada, Sports

Losing to win. . . sort of

May 29, 2006
The Florida Marlins have one of the worst records in baseball this season. But losing might actually be a winning business strategy for the Marlins management. Ethan Lindsey explains.
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NFL Commish

May 29, 2006
Jeb Bush? Condoleeza Rice? They've both been named as possible successors to outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue. Ethan Lindsey takes a look at the requirements for the job.
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NFL, L.A. don't want to rush a deal

May 18, 2006
The National Football League will once again take up talks about putting a team in Los Angeles. Business-of-sports commentator Ed Derse tells host Kai Ryssdal that L.A. is a perfect market for the league, but neither side needs the other very much.
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Women's sports still struggling

May 18, 2006
As the WNBA prepares to kick off its 10th season this weekend, business of sports expert David Carter talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the challenges faced by women's professional sports leagues.
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Hockey's big comeback

May 5, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad talks to host Scott Jagow about the resurgence of NHL hockey following a bitter lockout.
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Should student athletes be paid to play?

May 4, 2006
Business-of-sports commentator Diana Nyad talks to host Tess Vigeland about the growing tension between big-money college athletics and the unpaid athletes who play the games.
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Yum betting on the Derby

May 4, 2006
Business of sports expert David Carter talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about what Yum Brands hopes to get from its sponsorship of Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
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A creative prostitution solution

May 3, 2006
John Laurenson reports on how Germany is offering an interesting career change for its prostitutes — and how the country is dealing with an expected demand for prostitution during the upcoming World Cup.
Posted In: Canada, Sports

Tagliabue's legacy

May 3, 2006
Outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue wants to secure a team in Los Angeles before leaving his post in July. Cheryl Glaser looks at why it's been so hard for the nation's second largest market to land a franchise.
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