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Those who bought Derrick Rose's Memphis jersey or O.J. Mayo's USC jersey probably wish they had a four-year guy like UNC center Tyler Hansbrough to root for.
While many are rallying around Michigan State to win it all tonight, hoping that a championship will at the very least boost morale, it's our job to look into whether or not the Spartans run to the last game of the NCAA men's basketball championship was a boon or a bust to the city of Detroit.
Sunday's New York Times reports that Vikram Pandit and Citigroup's top execs not only won't be throwing out the first pitch in Citi Field when the Mets stadium officially opens in a couple weeks, they likely won't even be in the stadium.
Take a look at some of the new stadiums around the country that are in development, ordered by the year they plan to open.
As franchises push to increase revenue, many of the lounges, restaurants and suites at both the Mets Citi Field and the new Yankee Stadium are named after companies looking to reach consumers in other ways than just the traditional logo in the ballpark.
It seems like a rather strange thing to do: A players union opening up a store in a stadium. Well, that's exactly what is happening today at Citi Field, where the Major League Baseball Players Association is opening up a store in the new Mets stadium called The Players Clubhouse.
I am the poster child of "Uncool" - I'm always light years behind trends. I'm a total embarrassment to my kids who truly think the song "1985" was written about me - but then, what is cool? Bernie Williams is cool!
Last year, I wrote about how the Philadelphia Phillies, disturbingly, had the cheapest beer prices in Major League Baseball.
When I was a kid, I had a choice. Did I want to become a Mets or a Yankees fan? It usually begins with your father. Well, that was a non-starter since my father grew up in Chicago and I wasn't going to be a Cubs fan. Eventually, at the age of six, I decided I'd give my allegiance to the Mets.
After taking on the Fifth Third Burger last week, the West Michigan Whitecaps were kind enough to send me the T-shirt they are producing, even though I admittedly didn't finish the whole thing in one sitting.
I'm not sure about the future of Twitter, but it's worth mentioning that the social networking site was part of sports marketing history last week.
It was meant to be an April Fool's joke, but it might have gone a little too far. Earlier today, Car and Driver magazine posted a story on its Web site that said that President Barack Obama had ordered Chrysler and General Motors to stop their spending on NASCAR, which the article said would have saved the brands $250 million.
My phone lit up last night as it became clear that Kentucky was going to hire Memphis coach John Calipari and pay him the most money in college basketball history. This after they fired Billy Gillespie at what might be a cost of $6 million.
Major League Baseball president and chief operating officer Bob DuPuy was on "Squawk Box" this morning with Joe Kernen and Carl Quintanilla to talk about the upcoming season. Here's the transcript of their conversation.
Every once in a while something in the retail world really wows me. That's what happened with a line of retro T-shirts that were recently debuted by a company called The Original Retro Brand.
It's the hottest, feel good story of the Final Four -- Michigan State playing for the championship in economically challenged Detroit. But would a Louisville victory have helped the city more?
What do we have to do? That's what many team officials have undoubtedly asked themselves over the past couple months when considering how to keep sponsorship alive in this tough environment.
Tiger Woods' amazing victory at Bay Hill was so remarkable it managed to steal eyeballs from those watching the NCAA Tournament.
Despite the undoing of a bigger deal thanks in part to governmental scrutiny of sponsorships by TARP recipients, Bank of America is continuing its sponsorship with the New York Yankees into the new stadium.
Heading into next week the price of Final Four tickets on the secondary market were down by about $200 off their recent lows with the average all-session ticket going for $441 on StubHub.Forget about that now.