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  • Topps: As American As Bubble Gum, Baseball Cards Friday, 27 May 2011 | 10:52 AM ET

    There are few things more American than bubble gum and baseball cards. This is something Topps, the nation’s leading manufacturer of Bazooka gum and sports cards, has known for more than 60 years. And that's the way things are staying.

  • Einhorn & the Mets vs. Microsoft     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    Analyzing which is the better investment strategy: buying into the New York Mets, or spending on software giant, Microsoft, with CNBC's Darren Rovell & Herb Greenberg, and Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners.

  • Hedge Fund Mangers and Pro Sports     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 12:27 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Gary Kaminsky discussing the growing list of hedge fund mangers buying stakes in major league teams, and then share some final thoughts on Mark Haines, who passes away suddenly at the age of 65.

  • Yesterday at the end of his Ira Sohn presentation (after telling Steve Ballmer to do the right thing and quit Microsoft), David Einhorn added “Go Mets!” with little grin on his face, like he had a secret…which apparently was that he just bought a minority stake in the team.

  • David Einhorn's Move To Buy Mets Share A Shocking Turn Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 12:06 PM ET

    I'm shocked. I knew that there would someone who would agree to pay $200 million for a minority share of the New York Mets. I just didn't think it would David Einhorn of all people. If you don't know of Einhorn, he's not exactly a "sit back and watch" kind of guy.

  • The Mets and Einhorn     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn has agreed to buy a minority share of the Mets, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.

  • Hedge Fund Manager Buys Stake in New York Mets Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:25 AM ET
    CitiField

    The deal is aid to be for $200 million and would be for less than 49 percent ownership of the major league team.

  • Hedge Fund Manager Buys Stake in New York Mets Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:20 AM ET
    New York Mets

    The deal is aid to be for $200 million and would be for less than 49 percent ownership of the major league team.

  • Einhorn To Buy Minority Share in Mets     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Darren Rovell reports David Einhorn, Greelight Capital president, has agreed to invest $200 million in NY Mets, pending MLB approval.

  • Wilpon Sounds Off On Mets     Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Darren Rovell reports the Mets' owner slams his own team, and what would happen if all bosses behaved that way.

  • How Bad Are Wilpon's Words? We Give It A Try Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 2:04 PM ET
    Fred Wilpon

    What New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon said to The New Yorker wasn't that outrageous. Ike Davis is a good hitter on a bad team, Jose Reyes has had a lot of issues and Carlos Beltran is likely overpaid by at least 30 percent. But the problem isn't the content, it's the context.

  • Sports Tout Says He's Out to Change Industry's Reputation Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 10:17 AM ET

    The world of sports gambling tout services is rife with problems. Bettors pay for advice on how to place a wager and then find out the tout service is telling another bettor to take the opposite side. By doing it that way, you’ll at least have half of your customers happy. Adam Meyer knows of the reputation of his business and he has what he thinks is his greatest marketing ploy.

  • Kevin Durant's Marketability On The Rise Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 9:02 PM ET
    Forward Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

    Kevin Durant fans seemed to be up in arms with me on Twitter when I said that I thought the Oklahoma City Thunder forward needed a bit more personality to be more marketable. Durant does have deals with Nike, Gatorade, Panini, EA Sports, Skullcandy headphones and Degree Men, but I thought the small market and a reserved demeanor didn't exactly make him stand out besides his amazing on the court performance, that is.

  • Tonight, the Washington Nationals sold tickets for $1 to their game against the Pirates. Tomorrow, the team is selling a limited amount of tickets for $2. We're in the middle of May now and there are nine parks in Major League Baseball this year that are averaging crowds that fill less than half their ballpark. Most seem to be disinterested to do what it takes to fill the stands.

  • Lenny Dykstra Indicted for Bankruptcy Fraud Friday, 6 May 2011 | 6:46 PM ET
    Lenny Dykstra

    Lenny Dykstra, an outfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies known by the nickname "Nails," has been indicted for bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement from the bankruptcy estate.

  • Steve Cohen to Save the Mets     Friday, 6 May 2011 | 12:26 PM ET

    Is Steve Cohen buying the New York Mets? Anthony Scaramucci, Skybridge Capital managing partner, weighs in.

  • Most of us listen to the voice or at best do a mumble, but tonight, do yourself a favor and sing the thing. I'm talking about the National Anthem and God Bless America. Thanks to the killing of Osama Bin Laden last night, tonight's renditions before sporting events seem to have a little more meaning. If you're in the stands, sing it. If you're at home, sing it.

  • Stevie Cohen to Buy the Mets?     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 12:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly with an inside baseball story on a possible suitor for the ailing New York Mets.

  • The Dodgers Blues     Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Darren Rovell has the highlights from his interview with Dodgers owner, Travis McCourt, who discusses losing control of the team.

  • Major League Divorce     Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    Debt issues and a bitter divorce are causing some major league trouble for the national past time. Insight on the battle for the Los Angeles Dodgers, with Frank McCourt, Los Angeles Dodgers owner and CNBC's Darren Rovell.