World Series done, players divide the spoils

Nov 3, 2016
The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians last night, 8-7.
Chicago Cubs fans celebrate outside Wrigley Field after the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in game seven of the 2016 World Series in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs 8-7 victory landed them their first World Series title since 1908. 
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Cashing in on an unlikely World Series match-up

Oct 25, 2016
Game 1 of the World Series is on Tuesday in Cleveland. It’s drawing even more national attention than usual, because the battle is between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians — two teams that haven’t won a World Series decades.  Who will cash in on the much hyped event? Tony Wagner/Marketplace Correction (Oct. 26, […]
A vendor sells Chicago Cubs merchandise near Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs will face off against the Cleveland Indians in the World Series beginning tomorrow. This will be the Cubs first trip to the series since 1945. 

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Fox wins big with Mets in the Series

Oct 23, 2015
New York means huge ratings, no matter what team takes the other dugout.

The World Series MVP got a recently recalled truck

Oct 30, 2014
Sometimes even when you win, you lose.

Is the World Series a boon for the hosts' economies?

Oct 21, 2014
Millions will flood into Kansas City and San Francisco. But will they stay?

OK, Boston, congrats. But who won the World Series of fans?

Oct 30, 2013
The Boston Red Sox defeated St. Louis on the field. But how much does it matter when baseball fans step up to the plate for their team?

Doesn't matter who wins the World Series, networks and advertisers score

Oct 23, 2013
The World Series starts and big sporting events like this still bring what advertisers want -- live viewers.

For public good, not for profit.

Sports pundits not exactly Nate Silver when it come to World Series predictions

Oct 21, 2013
The blog pundittracker tracked 63 talking heads in the sports world to see who correctly picked the World Series.

An American pastime v. twinkle toes

Nov 2, 2010
This final note today, which to be honest, does kind of have me scratching my head and wondering about the American television-watching public....