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  • Lenny Dykstra's Mouthpiece From Jail Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 12:40 PM ET
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    I blogged Friday that Dykstra has started tweeting, a difficult task considering the only mode of communication in lockup is a pay phone. Who was actually running his Twitter account? This weekend, I heard from that person—Daniel Herman, who says he is Dykstra's business manager.

  • Dodgers Striking Out Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 12:08 PM ET
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    Sal Galatioto, Galatioto Sports Partners, offers a look at what happens when a professional sports franchise files for bankruptcy.

  • Dodgers File For Bankruptcy: Here's Who's Owed What Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 9:48 AM ET
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    The Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy this morning and have promised that all players will get paid. That being said, the players are of course the largest creditors in the filing.

  • LA Dodgers File Bankruptcy Protection in Delaware Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 9:30 AM ET
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    The Los Angeles Dodgers have filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court.

  • Save Lenny Dykstra? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:17 PM ET
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    Lenny Dykstra sits in a Los Angeles County jail, unable to make $500,000 bail as he faces state charges including grand theft auto and drug possession. He's also facing federal charges of bankruptcy fraud.

  • Time For Albert Pujols To Do A Deal With The Cardinals Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 1:18 PM ET
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    A couple weeks ago, while visiting St. Louis. I made some controversial comments about Albert Pujols to the local TV stations. I said that if you're a Cardinals fan, you want to root for Albert Pujols to do as badly as possible over the next two months. Fans reacted the way I thought they would. Are you crazy? Nope. I'm right on.

  • MLB Rejects Proposed LA Dodgers TV Deal Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 6:34 PM ET
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    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has rejected a proposed television deal between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Fox that voids a recent divorce settlement between team owner Frank McCourt and his ex-wife, Jamie McCourt.

  • Eyeblack.com Signs Bethanie Mattek-Sands Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 5:25 PM ET
    S Bethanie Mattek-Sands hits a return to Serbia's Jelena Jankovic during their Women's third round match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 27, 2011, in Paris.

    For the last five years, Peter Beveridge has been innovating in the eye-black space. Looking to grow even more, having sold more than five million pairs of eye black last year, Beveridge has signed its first female spokesperson, Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

  • Wrigley Field: The Business of Baseball Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 4:47 PM ET
    Wrigley Field: The Business of Baseball

    Should MLB realign the leagues and create 5 playoff spots? Tom Ricketts, Chicago Cubs chairman talks baseball and shares insight on his day job as chairman of Incapital.

  • Top Athletes and Their Endorsements Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Ever since Bruce Jenner appeared on a Wheaties box in 1977, companies have used endorsements by top athletes to boost their sales. As a result, major sports stars routinely receive multimillion-dollar paydays for lending their names to products, and the practice has become so competitive that a player’s endorsement income can sometimes dwarf his or her salary or winnings.Click ahead to see top athletes who supplement their income with lucrative endorsement deals.

    Ever since Bruce Jenner appeared on a Wheaties box, companies have used top athletes to boost sales. Check out our list of top athletes with lucrative endorsement deals.

  • Classic Sports Posters Hit The Market Again Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 4:20 PM ET
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    Many of us have long trashed the classic sports posters that graced our childhood bedrooms. They were marked up with tape or got ripped over the years. That's why I think what Adam Shopkorn is doing is amazing. Shopkorn is a friend of mine from my days at summer camp (Greylock in Beckett, Mass.) who has a great niche.

  • Yankees Might Not Make Money Off Jeter's 3000th Hit Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 1:25 PM ET
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    Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is 10 hits away from becoming the 28th member of baseball's exclusive 3,000th hit club. It's a great milestone for Jeter to cash in, but can the Yankees make money off it?

  • Athletes' Second Careers Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 5:25 PM ET
    On June 1, 2011, the Boston Celtics’ Shaquille O'Neal announced his retirement from professional basketball. Both time and an Achilles injury had caught up with him, and now he would leave the court and fade into the sunset. Fortunately, he already has a record of off-court accomplishments under his belt, such as a movie career, a music career and even time served as a law enforcement official. For O’Neal, the question now is not what he will do for a second career, but which one he will pursue

    Click to see the second careers that athletes have pursued after they left the playing field once and for all.

  • ARod Vita Coco

    On Wednesday, coconut water maker Vita Coco announced it had signed New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez to an endorsement deal. One problem: The folks at Zico, Vita Coco's biggest competitor, which is going head-to-head in a battle to become the leader in the growing $200 million space, say A-Rod is an investor in their company.

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

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    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
    The Mets and Einhorn

    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
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    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.