Baseball

Market Minute: Time Warner Cable Wins Dodgers TV Deal

Time Warner Cable has won a contract to carry Los Angeles Dodgers games for at least the next two decades starting in 2014, snatching the games away from Fox Sports after this year's baseball season ends, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The Yankees Score Big with a $1.5 Billion TV Deal

The New York Yankees are a money-making machine and on Tuesday, the company's television subsidiary cashed in. The YES Network is selling 49 percent of its business in a deal that values the network at $3 billion. And the numbers get even bigger from there.

10 Tips on How to Be a Successful Scalper

In a shaky economy, you might be tempted to moonlight as a scalper for extra cash. Brittany Menard, author of "The Ticket Broker Guide," offers 10 tips to help you do it right. Here's what you need to know to conquer the ticket trade part time.

Four Frugal Memorial Day Celebrations

Traditionally, Memorial Day is the official kickoff of summer, more revered in some circles than Christmas. As a young professional on the East...

Dodgers Hit a Home Run with Free Tickets for Military

Major League Baseball's lineup of freebies often includes the wacky or the worthless, but one team got it just right this week. The Los Angeles Dodgers will give any member of the U.S. military -- active or retired -- two free tickets to any of its home games in May.

Baseball Makes a Mighty Pitch in China and Africa

Major League Baseball's worldwide spread is facing slow going in China and Africa. But America's favorite pastime is working hard to find friends in both areas, starting with footholds in Taiwan and South Africa. MLB is clearly keeping its eye on the ball overseas.

America's Best Cities for Telecommuters

With high-speed Internet access becoming ubiquitous, today's telecommuters can live almost anywhere. DailyFinance has gone hunting for the cities that offer the best combination of urban goodies, charm, culture and recreation, at prices that New Yorkers and Angelenos would envy.

New York Times in Talks to Sell Red Sox Stake

New York Times Co. (NYT) is in talks to sell its stake in the Boston Red Sox baseball team. "It continues to be for sale," New York Times CEO Janet Robinson said, according to Reuters. "We are continuing to talk to a variety of prospective buyers, large and small."

No Yankees, No Phillies: Fewer Viewers for Fox

Many fans skipped the contest between the San Francisco Giants and Rangers, which is a pity because the Giants played some extraordinary baseball as they captured the title. The poor ratings may prompt advertisers to ask for "make-goods" -- free commercials.

News Corp. May Be Considering Bid for Texas Rangers

News Corp. may bid for the bankrupt Texas Rangers baseball franchise, according to The New York Post. News Corp. is "leaning toward making an offer" at Wednesday's bankruptcy court auction, The Post, which is owned by News Corp. said without naming its sources. News Corp. is "leaning toward making an offer" at Wednesday%u2019s bankruptcy court auction, The New York Post said without naming its sources. News Corp owned the LA Dodgers from 1998 until 2004.