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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.
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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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Are first-round picks a good deal?

Apr 28, 2006
The NFL Draft gets underway today. As Alisa Roth reports, top-dollar investment in first-round draft picks doesn't always pay off.
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Good or bad, sports markets college names

Apr 21, 2006
Business-of-sports expert David Carter discusses the Duke rape scandal with host Mark Austin Thomas and dispels the notion that no news is bad news.
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The business of the NFL draft

Apr 20, 2006
A week from this Saturday, the National Football League will organize this year's draft. Marketplace's sports business analyst Ed Derse talks with host Kai Ryssdal about how, when it comes to the draft, the hype has a way of taking over.
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Stanley Cup's back

Apr 20, 2006
Hockey's Stanley Cup playoffs get underway this weekend. You'll remember, there were no playoffs last year because the season was cancelled. Tess Vigeland reports.
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Take me out to the urban renewal

Apr 13, 2006
Business-of-sports commentator Diana Nyad talks with Kai Ryssdal about the newer, fancier stadiums being built around the country and the impact they're having on their cities.
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