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  • Business Of Tiger Woods: Six Months Later Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 12:37 PM ET

    Tomorrow marks the six-month anniversary of Tiger Woods’ car accident and the revelation of the affairs that followed. With the half-year mark upon us, we take a look at Brand Tiger and the companies that are and were affiliated with him.

  • SportsGrid Debuts With A Robust Offering Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 2:10 PM ET
    Sportsgrid

    Sports fans love lists and that means that a new offshoot of Dan Abrams’ Mediaite site called SportsGrid has a pretty good chance of being a highly trafficked site. SportsGrid.com, which will launch Wednesday morning, borrows the PowerGrid system built for its sites like Mediaite, the main site that includes rankings of media members and Styleite, a fashion and beauty culture site, and translates it to the sports world.

  • FedEx Orange Bowl

    The recent announcement that FedEx would not be back as title sponsor of the Orange Bowl is noteworthy for the reason why the 21-year relationship ended.

  • Football stadium seats

    As the cost of constructing these buildings continues to climb, how do you offset the need for greater revenue generation when there is an inherent lack of ability to accommodate additional event days for other uses in these custom, single purpose designs?

  • Hispanic Millennials: The Future of the MLS Thursday, 20 May 2010 | 9:34 AM ET
    Goalkeeper Kasey Keller of Seattle Sounders FC kicks the ball into play.

    Major League Soccer’s future success is contingent upon its ability to market its game to first and second generation Hispanic-Americans.

  • Should The NCAA Forever Own My Rights? Monday, 17 May 2010 | 10:46 AM ET

    It seems like the NCAA doesn’t want anyone using a players’ name to make money besides them...It doesn’t seem fair that the NCAA is the only one with rights to make money off of college athletes. I think some changes need to be made to give some of the rights back to the players.

  • How Teams Can Be Better With Social Media Friday, 14 May 2010 | 12:12 PM ET

    Sports teams and organization are not just in the entertainment business. They are in the relationship business. The idea of developing a fan base is really just about cultivating a relationship. 

  • The Paradigm Shift in the Premium Seat Market Friday, 14 May 2010 | 9:30 AM ET
    Football stadium seats

    Welcome to the age of the per-event suite. With occupancy rates down at least 10 percent on the premium side, more teams are beginning to tap into selling suites on shorter leases, shared leases, split leases or day of game leases.

  • Is it Time to Abolish the NFL Combine? Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 1:46 PM ET

    If you’re into the NFL Draft, you might have heard of the data put together by University of Chicago economist Richard Thaler and Yale professor Cade Massey. The two say that high-end draft choices are overvalued. Their great piece of data? In their first five years on the field, the odds that a higher pick will outperform the guy selected before him is just 52 percent.

  • Parents Naming More Kids Colt Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 10:29 AM ET
    Colt McCoy of the Cleveland Browns

    The greatest rise seen in a baby name attributed to a sports figure is Colt, as in former University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy.

  • NFL Doesn't Give Washington A Chance Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | 4:46 PM ET
    Offensive lineman Tony Washington runs during practice drills during the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine.

    Out of all those who were draft eligible this past weekend, no one has been labeled by NFL teams more "off limits" than Tony Washington, an offensive tackle from Abilene Christian, who some people had going as early as the late portion of the second round.

  • The Ultimate Draft Sleeper: Jared Veldheer Friday, 23 Apr 2010 | 12:58 PM ET
    Offensive lineman Jared Veldheer of Hillsdale runs the 40 yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine on February 27, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Sports agent Rick Smith of Priority Sports was teaching a seminar last year, when a guy approached him and asked him if he would be interested in taking a look at his brother –- a Division II football player. No one could fault Smith, who has been in the business for 23 years, for saying what came out of his mouth next. “If he can play, the league will find him,” Smith told the guy.

  • NFL Draft: Financial Winners & Losers Friday, 23 Apr 2010 | 8:31 AM ET
    Tim Tebow

    You've already seen all the grades from the first round of last night's NFL Draft, but who won and lost in the business world? Here's our take.

  • First Rounder Or Not, Tebow Is Red Hot Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 2:40 PM ET
    "Press Pass Rookie Football" wrap featuring Tim Tebow

    There they sat at the Niketown in Manhattan yesterday. A stage full of football stars: Adrian Peterson, Tim Tebow, Ndamukong Suh and Mark Sanchez. And to think that the New York Jets quarterback, supposedly the heartthrob, had no chance to command the attention of the high school teenagers from Michigan who just happened to walk into the store at the right time.

  • Eye-Black Ban By NCAA Will Hit Businesses Friday, 16 Apr 2010 | 10:07 AM ET
    Brandon Sanders #14 of the Mississippi Rebels looks on as he displays a Bible verse on his eye black strip prior to the game against the Memphis Tigers.

    If you haven't yet heard, the NCAA's latest ban involves eye black. Under the new rule, eye black must be solid black with no words, numbers, logos or other symbols.