The town of Zion, Ill. is hoping to get a boost in jobs as it hosts a minor league baseball team with major funding from actor Kevin Costner. Construction starts next month on a $15 million stadium. Joel Rose reports.
Michigan State takes on North Carolina in the NCAA men's basketball finals tonight in Detroit. And even if Detroit doesn't win, the Final Four could be worth as much as $50 million to the city. Jennifer Collins reports.
The Oregon State basketball team had a dismal conference record last year, but is now playing in the College Basketball Invitational final. Ethan Lindsey reports on how the Beavers' turnaround could be a lesson for the nation's economy.
Chicago is one of the finalists to host the Olympics in 2016, and some say the games would raise billions of dollars and create jobs for the city. Others think the city will merely break even. Jennifer Collins reports.
The baseball player's union is trying a new approach to selling merchandise at Citi Field in New York. Items at The Players Clubhouse must include a star player's name or likeness. Dan Grech explores how this might work.
It's looking like ticket sales will be in decline when Major League Baseball kicks off in just a few weeks. Steve Chiotakis explores the reasons for the lackluster numbers with sports commentator Diana Nyad.
In these tough economic times, salaries for college sports coaches have come under fire. Tess Vigeland speaks with sports journalist Diana Nyad about whether those salaries are inflated or a necessary part of school budgets.