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The Classic: Safe or out?

Mar 9, 2006
One week into the inaugural World Baseball Classic, host Cheryl Glaser and business of sports expert David Carter examine whether it's doing much to attract more fans to the game.
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A losing strategy

Mar 3, 2006
The World Baseball Classic gets underway today with games scheduled from Tokyo to San Juan, Puerto Rico. It's all part of efforts to draw more fans to the game. But closer to home, a Major League team seems to want the opposite. Ethan Lindsey reports.
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Is the world serious about baseball?

Mar 3, 2006
Since it's no longer an Olympic sport, baseball needs an international forum to attract fans around the globe. Organizers hope the first-ever World Baseball Classic, which starts today, will be that magnet. Curt Nickisch reports.
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Fourth quarter Hail Mary

Mar 3, 2006
In a bid to get its labor house in order, the NFL has delayed the start of free agency. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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NFL negotiations

Mar 2, 2006
Tonight the NFL season begins, and barring a last minute agreement between the NFL owners and players, the rough and tumble of labor trouble is about to begin. Our Sports Business analyst Ed Derse fills us in on the dynamics.
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Olympic logos

Feb 24, 2006
You pay $4 billion dollars to sponsor the Olympics, you'd think you could put your corporate logo wherever you darn well want. The truth is, it's a bit more complicated than that. The IOC and the Turin organizing committee have been keeping a close eye on what logos go where. The person who takes care of that is Cecilia Gandini.
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NFL negotiations

Feb 23, 2006
The NFL's collective bargaining agreement with its players doesn't expire for another year. But as Business of Sports commentator David Carter tells Tess Vigeland, both sides are already honing their positions.
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Cross country woes

Feb 22, 2006
The US Cross Country Ski Team has been suffering a serious medal drought. Jason Paur looks at how the team is hoping to change its fortunes with a new spending plan.
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The Olympic audience

Feb 21, 2006
The number of prime-time viewers for NBC's Olympic broadcasts is down after more than one week of the Winter Games. But as Rachel Dornhelm reports, the network is hoping for a turnaround with the start of the women's figure skating competition today.
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Real estate's come-from-behind win in Park City

Feb 20, 2006
Park City, Utah, hosted numerous events during the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Many realtors predicted a housing boom to come with the Games. It came... but not until a while later. Robin Sussingham reports.
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