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  • Owner Arte Moreno of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

    Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno likes to make money. But after amassing a fortune in excess of a billion dollars, right now, what he wants to do more is win.

  • Woo-hoo! $4 Beer!

    Baseball fans are used to two things: high beer and food prices. But one franchise is going against the grain: The Cleveland Indians. The franchise is lowering the price of beer, soft drinks and food significantly, because they¿ve found that discounted concessions bring more fans. The team started it last season, and now, single-game ticket sales are up 40 percent. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports.

  • Dan Clark of the Standard Life Great Britain Basketball team.

    Basketball in Great Britain is apparently growing. The British Basketball Association is putting on a full court press to entice investors for a new pro league.

  • Okay sports fans, which one of the four major athletic endeavors is better than the others when it comes to weathering the latest economic storm? Which one has proven to be recession proof?

  • TheGrio's 100: Ken Williams

    Ken Williams, Chicago White Sox executive vice president, discusses the business of Major League Baseball and building a championship team.

  • Brooklyn Atlantic baseball team 1865

    Bought by an antique picker for less than $100, the photo depicts the nine players and a manager of the 1865 Brooklyn Atlantics team.

  • Taking the Pulse of Real Estate & Jobs

    Colorado Rockies owner, Linda Alvarado, Alvarado Construction Company president & CEO, makes her pitch on jobs, construction, the economy and the business of baseball.

  • Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Kansas Jayhawks 2012

    A class action lawsuit marching through the courts could dramatically change the economics of college sports and the status of amateur athletics in the U.S.

  • After spending millions on Super Bowl ads, some companies are breaking the longstanding tradition of keeping the commercials under wraps until the big game and leaking them online.

  • Major League Baseball Steroid Probe

    Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated senior writer, weighs in on an explosive new report from a Miami newspaper that accuses major league baseball players of using banned substances.

  • Report: Clinic Supplies Drugs to Sports' Biggest Names

    According to a recent report, some of the best players in baseball may still be using performance-enhancing drugs, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Koufax Returns to LA Dodgers as Adviser

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Hall-of-Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax is going to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers as a special adviser.

  • The 2013 Hall of Fame Shut Out

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports no player was elected into the Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame; and Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated senior writer and MLB Network baseball insider.

  • No Players Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    Craig Biggio topped 37 candidates with 68.2 percent of "Hall of Fame" ballots, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Baseball's Fiscal Myth

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on whether the looming "fiscal cliff" will impact the salaries and bonuses of major league baseball players.

  • The Baseball Cliff

    Professional baseball players and major league owners are in a fever pitch to finalize contract negotiations by years end, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

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    The "fiscal cliff" can take millions away from Major League baseball players.

  • 100% of Major League Baseball in the 1%

    CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at what the fiscal cliff means for baseball.

  • Groupon To Be MLB's Official Daily Deals Site

    Groupon announced it's becoming Major League Baseball's official daily deals website, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • No Crying Over Taxes in Baseball's Winter Meetings

    An analysis by agent Scott Boras's office shows that a $10 million-a-year player traded from Florida to the Toronto Blue Jays could face a tax hike of $800,000.