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Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox outfielder, got into the Baseball Hall of Fame on his 15th and final try today and Cooperstown—a New York town—couldn't be happier.
Tomorrow afternoon will be the one day of the year I will be watching hockey as the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings play outside at Wrigley Field. The Bridgestone Winter Classic is the talk of the town and hockey outdoors has actually managed to get some big-time buzz. This morning, I spoke with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about the game.
Every once in a while, I like to pose a question to my readers. Today, we're doing a little choose-your-own-adventure with the New York Jets, who fired their head coach Eric Mangini this morning, after the team failed to make the playoffs following yesterday's loss.
In August, Arkansas businessman John Rogers bought one of the famous Honus Wagner cards for $1.62 million. It was only months ago and the economy certainly hasn't made things better. So we were confused when Rogers put it up for sale on eBay...
At a Modell’s I visited this morning, they had a special that advertised NFL replica jerseys– regularly $79.99– at $29.99 and $39.99. It was on select jerseys, but the special was supposed to be on Fridays and Saturdays. It, of course, was a Thursday.
One of the greatest sports business stories of the year was Big Brown and the horse’s quest to win the Triple Crown. It was the perfect story for me. Owners in the financial world, hoping to start a hedge fund, have a horse that’s one race away from history.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
With a rising consumer interest in the fantasy sports marketplace (7% over the past five years in the United States and Canada), I wanted to focus on some of the key trends that will serve as discussion points over the next 1-3 years.
Over the past couple weeks, I've been on many radio shows and the hosts naturally ask me about the economy and sports. One area that I didn't think I was strong as I could be in was the baseball free agent question.
Those of you who like to collect athletes that gamble should be looking forward to the 2008 Americana Sports Legends set from Donruss, that hits stores in mid-December.
Update II: After yesterday, I wasn't so sure that my prediction that the Jets would not get the $25,000 average for Coaches Club personal seat licenses would hold up. But things haven't been in the Jets' favor on Day 2 of the auction on eBay's StubHub.
Jeff and Diane Suber live in a house that fantasy built. Their house in Frisco, Texas, was funded in part by Jeff taking home first place and $100,000 in Rotohog.com’s fantasy baseball contest last year.
If you are a gambler, you are familiar with NFL suicide pools. The idea is that you can only pick one team per week to win. If that team loses, you are eliminated. It's best with the NFL because there is such parity that there's always a pretty steady weeding out every week. But this year is the most brutal...
Michael Beasley's sticking to the line that he's been in adidas shoes his entire life. We're fine with that. But there's no reason to go out of the way to say you've been completely loyal if there are thousands of photos that suggest otherwise.
At the Wynn Las Vegas, the Patriots were the favorite to win the Super Bowl, listed at 7-to-2 to win the Super Bowl before the injury. The odds have now gone up by 2.5 times to 10-to-1.
Tom Brady will still make his 2008 salary. The Patriots will still sell out. So who's the most hurt in the most immediate future by the New England Patriots quarterback and his potential season ending knee injury?
Last night, Serena Williams won the U.S. Open title with a victory over Jelena Jankovic. With that, most Americans will now forget about watching tennis for another three months. But when women's tennis comes back in 2009, WTA CEO Larry Scott is changing up a whole lot of things.
Today, we were live from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., with Patriots owner Bob Kraft co-hosting the show. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stopped by to talk about the state of the league.
SEC Chairman Christopher Cox talks about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's stock movements while Sin City's gambling industry faces an economic earthquake. Following are today's top videos:
Since there is plenty of sports business going on here in Beijing, I've tried to keep the cultural posts to a minimum, but before I leave here I have to tell you one major thing: Domino's delivery here is 30 minutes or less -- guaranteed.