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  • Super Bowl ‘Bellyaching’ Over GM's Ads Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    GM building

    There's a puzzling line of complaints/digs being hurled at General Motors about its plan to run ads during the Super Bowl. It goes something like this, "GM shouldn't be spending millions of dollars running spots during the Super Bowl because the company is just coming out of bankruptcy and should spend its money more prudently." I've seen variations of this criticism on line and heard it from several people at the Detroit Auto Show a few weeks ago.

  • NFL Generating More Money From Super Bowl Tickets Thursday, 20 Jan 2011 | 4:51 PM ET

    With an event that almost always sees ticket prices that at least double the face value, I often wondered why the NFL didn't increase its ticket prices for the Super Bowl. After all, it's not like there would be much of a public backlash. It's hard to put up an argument when the average price of tickets jump to three or four times face once the two teams are set.

  • While the party is mostly invite-only, Inside Sports & Entertainment, a sports and entertainment company that sells corporate hospitality packages to most big sporting events, has been granted the exclusive right to sell about 600 tickets to the general public.

  • How Twitter Helped Find BCS Sign, Track It Down Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | 3:01 PM ET

    On the night of the BCS National Championship game between Oregon and Auburn, Sports Illustrated’s college football reporter Stewart Mandel sent out a tweet that mentioned a hilarious sign he saw at the game.

  • What You Won't See on the Longhorn Network Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | 12:35 PM ET
    Texas Longhorns Mascot Bevo

    ESPN is announcing today its partnership with the University of Texas to form the Longhorn Network.

  • Study: Thousands of Fans Leave Each Game Drunk Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 4:50 PM ET

    In what appears to be the most comprehensive report on sports fans and their drinking habits, a newly published study says that nearly 8 percent of fans leaving the measured sporting events were legally drunk. Doctors at the University of Minnesota took breathalyzer tests of 362 adult fans who attended 13 of the Major League Baseball games and three NFL games.

  • How Much Do Players Get Paid for Winning Super Bowl? Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 3:21 PM ET
    Braylon Edwards #17 and Santonio Holmes #10 of the New York Jets celebrate on their way to defeating the New England Patriots.

    MLB announces how much the World Series winners get in bonus money. What about when an NFL player wins the Super Bowl?

  • 2K Sports Unveils New Tennis Game Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 10:23 AM ET
    2K Sports Top Spin 4

    Tennis video games aren’t annual titles, but when they hit the market they always seem to do better than expected.

  • NFL Playoff Strategy From Giants' Justin Tuck Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | 1:21 PM ET
    Tom Brady

    The NFL AFC Divisional plays-offs are here, and with that is the much anticipated match up, on Sunday, between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots.

  • Looking for Zenyatta’s Mr. Right Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | 1:04 PM ET
    Zenyatta

    Although the accomplished racehorse has her choice of stallions, how she will fare as a broodmare is uncertain, the New York Times reports.

  • If you want to find out about the economic state of our nation, you can probably get a good indication by hanging out at a golf store. When we were in the midst of the economic crisis, golf stores and manufacturers weren’t doing well. The only reason people were buying new clubs was because retailers and manufacturers got together to offer insane trade-in and 2-for-1 deals.

  • College Football Attendance: By The Numbers Thursday, 13 Jan 2011 | 2:14 PM ET
    College Tailgate Party

    The NCAA has posted the announced attendance numbers from the college football regular season. Here are some interesting facts.

  • My 13 Golden Rules Of Twitter Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 4:04 PM ET

    I've learned a lot about the world of Twitter. What should you do? What's most important to focus on? Check out my 13 Golden Rules of Twitter.

  • There Are Heroes and Aliens Among Us Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 12:56 PM ET

    The greatest moment in the BCS Championship Game Monday night wasn't Oregon tying the game with less than three minutes left. It wasn't Auburn freshman Michael Dyer resurrecting his run, leading up to the winning field goal...with only two seconds left.

  • Tostitos BCS National Championship Game, Cam Newton

    For the fifth time in as many years an SEC team won the BCS national championship last night. What does that mean? It means that Auburn, based in the most fan rabid conference in the country, can expect to see a huge increase in licensing royalties. While schools have typically seen at least a 25 percent royalty bump after winning the national championship, I'm guessing Auburn's take is going rise by more than 50 percent.

  • The Onion Takes on ESPN Monday, 10 Jan 2011 | 4:55 PM ET
    Onion Sports Network - Sportsdome

    Tuesday night The Onion hopes to peel back a layer of success by leaping from popular web site to the coveted spot leading into "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central.

  • National Championship Stakes For Nike & Under Armour Monday, 10 Jan 2011 | 10:32 AM ET
    Auburn Tigers entering the football field.

    When Oregon and Auburn take the field tonight to do battle for the BCS National Championship, two shoe and apparel brands will be facing off as well: Nike versus Under Armour.

  • Polamalu Finishes Regular Season With Most Jersey Sales Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 12:37 PM ET
    Troy Polamalu

    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu sold the most jerseys this season, according to NFLShop.com. It's the first time since the 2006 season that a defensive player has led the league in jersey sales.

  • StubHub Pulls BCS Championship Tickets Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 6:43 AM ET
    Cam Newton

    On Wednesday night, eBay's StubHub pulled off all of its tickets to Monday's BCS National Championship Game.

  • Is College Or Pro Safer For Harbaugh? Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | 4:56 PM ET
    Jim Harbaugh

    Stanford Jim Harbaugh has a choice. Should he stay coaching the college game or should he leap to the NFL? If he stays at Stanford, he obviously has built up more goodwill there and therefore can afford a few lean years, but that’s the exception.

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