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Puig-mania hits Dodger Stadium, but are advertisers ready?

Aug 9, 2013
L.A. Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig looks to capitalize on meteoric rise, but companies may wait to sign him.
Posted In: baseball, MLB, Yasiel Puig, Dodgers, Sports, athletes

It's all in a cycling team name

Jul 23, 2013
To attract the interest of more casual viewers, the business of cycling may have to change -- specifically the way cycling teams are named and are able to engage with fans.
Posted In: tour de france, cycling, Sports, sponsorship

How much will Ryan Braun's suspension cost the Brewers?

Jul 23, 2013
The Milwaukee Brewers are losing their star outfielder Ryan Braun for the rest of the season. He's agreed to a suspension without pay for unspecified violations"of baseball's drug program and his contract.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, drugs, milwaukee brewers

Vanderbilt's football team fights to put fans in the stands

Jul 19, 2013
Vanderbilt still has the poorest attendance record in the Southeastern Conference even though it’s coming off its best season in a century.
Posted In: college sports, Sports, football, college

ESPN tries to kill the trolls: Facebook comments only

Jul 17, 2013
After more than five years of anonymous comments, ESPN.com now requires your Facebook account if you have something to say.
Posted In: Sports, Facebook, comments, Web Culture, espn

It's baseball all-star (spitting) time

Jul 16, 2013
Spitting is an even longer baseball tradition than the All-Star Game, especially if it's tobacco.
Posted In: baseball, Sports, tobacco, cigarettes, smoking

Andy Murray wins Wimbledon and 75 million reasons to smile

Jul 8, 2013
As a mere U.S. Open champion and Olympic gold medal winner, Murray had been making $12 million a year. That number is expected to shoot up to $75 million after his victory Sunday at Wimbledon.
Posted In: Sports, tennis

How the Tour de France might keep us watching

Jul 5, 2013
Will the Tour lose viewers after seven-time winner Lance Armstrong admitted to widespread doping last year?
Posted In: France, tour de france, lance armstrong, Sports

Weird Wimbledon threatens to upset ratings and ads

Jul 2, 2013
What the ouster of big names like Serena Williams and Roger Federer could mean for ESPN's ratings and revenue.
Posted In: Sports, tennis, espn, television, ratings

How will injuries impact the NBA draft?

Jun 27, 2013
Basketball teams pick athletes to go pro at the NBA draft, but injuries among the top picks complicate the process of evaluating a player's worth.
Posted In: Nerlens Noel, NBA draft, sports injuries, Sports, NBA

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