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I want to tell you that Monday's ruling ordering the lockout to be lifted means football this upcoming season, but I can't. I don't know. And it's not as if I haven't asked. I've called as many lawyers as I could in between 6 p.m. and midnight last night.
Last week, despite the labor battle, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell called an NFL player. He didn't just call any player. He called Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco, who promptly tweeted about the conversation, saying it was an "amazing surprise." Goodell's choice was a good one, as it turns out that Chad Ochocinco is the most influential sports personality in the online world.
"In the past, Brazil's reach has always exceeded its grasp," says one former U.S. official. "It always saw itself as a leader, but has been frustrated that the world saw it another way. The Brazilian economy is developing to the point where it does have the global heft that people have to take it seriously."
On Friday, during the Lakers-Hornets playoff game in New Orleans, a fan won a contest. He hit a layup, a foul shot, a three pointer and a half court shot to win what might be the worst prize in NBA promotion history: A year supply of 7-Up.
Earlier this week, Ticketmaster announced that it was partnering with a company called MarketShare to bring dynamic pricing to the tickets it sells. We've seen plenty of variable ticket pricing in which teams set different tiered prices based on what team they are playing, but dynamic pricing is more like airline pricing...
On Wednesday, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig announced that the league would be taking over financial control of the Dodgers by appointing a representative to oversee its actions.
The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association has put out its list of sport by sport participation in the United States. This is one of these lists that each year I'm completely fascinated with. So here is the best of the best from 2010.
This year, the folks at Electronic Arts let fans decide who was going to be on the Madden '12 cover. They took one player from each team and have had a vote to get down to the final cover athlete.
The owners of the biggest online poker sites were arrested in the United States after the FBI alleged that the sites laundered money and defrauded banks to get around gambling laws. We sat down with poker agent Brian Balsbaugh, the most knowledgeable poker authority we know to break down the ramifications.
The worst college football you will ever see is a spring game. Nothing about it is real football, but the game where teams play themselves draw crowds because fans are so excited to see something after a three month absence.
I had seen the light. It was blinking. And it was calling my name. It wanted me to click. It wanted to show me the new tweets I had waiting for me. I had to resist. At 10:30 pm last Monday night, I began a voluntary six-day vacation from Twitter dubbed a "Tweetcation."
For as long as there have been bedrooms, there have been products built on the promise of enhancing consumers “performance” in them. Now two former women’s basketball coaches are putting a different spin on the concept.
As the Maloof brothers contemplate moving the Kings franchise out of Sacramento and into Anaheim, would they be better off considering other cities as possible NBA destinations?
Kids say the darndest things! And, you won't believe some of the things they do. Here are 10 inventions by kids, from sweet treats to scientific solutions.
It's the ultimate NBA popularity contest: the annual list of the league's best selling jerseys. Which players are on the list? Click to find out!
There’s a new king in NBA jersey sales. In his first season with the Miami Heat, Lebron James has reclaimed the top spot on the NBA’s best selling jersey list.
As Tiger Woods made the turn to the back nine yesterday, I could feel the intensity. And I was sitting in my man cave at home in New Jersey. As 15 years of data have proven, and it's not going to change, when Tiger is in hunt for a title, more people are going to watch. If it's a major, ratings with Tiger in it will jump up significantly. If it's a garden variety tournament, Woods' presence at the end could be worth double the viewers.
Peanuts have an insurmountable lead as the nut of choice at a baseball game, as it has been paired with the sport since the very beginning. But as pistachio sales have skyrocketed outside the stadium, more and more teams are adding it to the fan offerings.
Welcome to my Business of The Masters live blog. Throughout the day, I'll be providing you with all sorts of nuggets about the golf world's first major taking place in Augusta, Ga. Check back here periodically for updates.
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