business of sports
Nov 4, 2013
The new book "The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling" takes a look at the history of the pop cultural juggernaut.
Oct 25, 2013
Spalding is rushing to make basketballs with the new NBA commissioner’s autograph so they’re ready when he takes office.
Aug 5, 2013
A new device tells athletes more about the sports they play.
Jun 6, 2013
Stars in the NBA Finals means extra dollars in ABC's bank account. What's the price-tag for advertisers with LeBron in the Finals?
Jun 5, 2013
Major League Baseball is reportedly on the verge of slapping long suspensions on some start players. How would that impact the finances of America's pastime?
May 10, 2013
Thursday’s fatal capsizing of an America's Cup yacht has raised questions about faster, lighter, riskier boats. They're designed to make the competition more exciting, and appeal to younger TV viewers -- and advertisers.
Mar 21, 2013
The N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament begins this week. Last year, the tournament earned its highest TV ratings in 18 years, while taking in more than $1 billion in revenue from ads. But Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio wondered if CBS and Turner aren't making enough.
Jan 7, 2013
The National Hockey League and its players union have come to a deal to end their nearly four-month lockout. A shortened season could begin as soon as next week.
Nov 21, 2012
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is a national phenom, but his "Johnny Football" nickname has sparked a legal battle over naming rights.