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NFL reaches deal with referees, ending lockout

Sep 27, 2012
The National Football League has reached an agreement to end a lockout of referees. The league will give existing referees much of what they want for the next few years, including a defined pension plan and a pay raise.
Posted In: Sports, NFL, referees

Controversial call costs Packers more than a victory

Sep 25, 2012
Last night's decision by replacement refs has ripple effects on teams, betting outfits, and the referee's labor dispute
Posted In: Sports, football, labor, NFL

If it's a sellout, why are all those seats empty?

Sep 7, 2012
The Red Sox continue to extend their record-long streak of Fenway Park sellouts, even though there are many empty seats as the team struggles.
Posted In: baseball, Sports

NFL is back, but with replacement refs

Sep 5, 2012
The NFL season kicks off when the New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys, but regular referees won't be there because of a contract dispute. We check out the financial lives of the men who wear black and white to make some green.
Posted In: football, labor, referees, Sports

Lance Armstrong quits fighting anti-doping charges

Aug 24, 2012
The famed bicyclist says he's innocent, but that he can no longer fight allegations that he cheated by using performance-enhancing drugs. How will his latest move affect his brand?
Posted In: lance armstrong, branding, Sports

Why countries specialize in certain sports

Aug 6, 2012
Over the weekend, Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the 100 m running race at the Olympic games. Jamaica and other island nations have become know for their sprinting power, in the same way that countries like Kenya are known for their strength in distance running.
Posted In: Sports, Running, Jamaica, mid-day extra

Rain or shine: Betting on the Olympics

Jul 25, 2012
The Olympics get underway later this week but the games have already started. People are betting on all things Olympic from the usual bets, like who will win certain events to less usual bets.
Posted In: Olympics 2012, London, Sports, gambling

'Linsanity' could be officially over

Jul 16, 2012
Many of you might remember a Knicks basketball player by the name of Jeremy Lin? Well, there are new fears that his popularity streak -- also known as Linsanity -- may officially be over, as the Knicks could be letting him go over to the Houston Rockets.
Posted In: Sports, basketball

NBA prospects hone business skills alongside jumpshots

Jun 28, 2012
The NBA draft is tonight. For team managers, choosing a player isn't just about the stats -- interview skills and personality count. So potential draftees have been learning how to present themselves in the business world to help their chances.
Posted In: NBA, draft, Sports

Miami Heat tickets are red-hot

Jun 21, 2012
It's the last game of the year in Miami, and the Heat could clinch the NBA title tonight. So have fun trying to pay for a ticket.
Posted In: Sports, NBA, Miami Heat

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