How Gritty went from local NHL mascot to lucrative phenomenon overnight

Jan 24, 2019
We take a look at what the “acid trip of a mascot” is worth.
Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty drops into the arena before the game against the New York Rangers at Wells Fargo Center on Nov. 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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What resale sites like StubHub are doing to the price of your ticket

Nov 14, 2018
We examined the cost of a seat at the Staples Center over the course of a week — and what it reveals about ticket pricing.
A view inside the Staples Center.
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How much will sports leagues make from legal betting?

Oct 18, 2018
The Supreme Court cleared the way for bookmakers to take in more than $70 billion.
Guests attend a viewing party for the NCAA men's college basketball tournament inside the Race & Sports SuperBook at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort Casino in March.
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How much will sports leagues make from legal betting?

Oct 18, 2018
The Supreme Court cleared the way for bookmakers to take in more than $70 billion.
Guests attend a viewing party for the NCAA men's college basketball tournament inside the Race & Sports SuperBook at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort Casino in March.
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

How are sports fines set?

Mar 29, 2018
And does fining players actually work?
Fans cheer during the sixth inning between the Baltimore Orioles and St. Louis Cardinals at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 30, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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At Wimbledon, the purse is suddenly smaller

Jul 4, 2016
Sport is a $150 billion business that's not immune to Brexit's currency fluctuations
Andy Murray of Great Britain serves during a practice session prior to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 26, 2016 in London, England.
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Arizona bank employee gets a shot as Coyote's goalie

Feb 17, 2016
Nathan Schoenfeld had practiced with the hockey team before.
Backup goaltender Nathan Schoenfeld of the Arizona Coyotes on the ice following the NHL game against the Montreal Canadiens. 
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