business of sports

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.

Super Bowl's Economic Impact May be Super Inflated

The Super Bowl is not so super to many economists. Experts in the economics of sports claim the NFL and its boosters have grossly overestimated the economic benefit of Sunday's championship game in Miami between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts.