Could White Sox, Cubs land MLB All-Star Game in near future? Both Chicago baseball teams stole the headlines this offseason with impact players heading both to the North Side and the South Side.   Your browser does not support iframes. On the business side of baseball, both franchises could not be more happy with the excitement from the fan bases as sales for season tickets for the White Sox have exploded and the Cubs are

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RADIO: NFL never sleeps - Combine, Adidas, and Lagardere Despite all the controversy surrounding the league last season, the NFL is a successful year round operation. A mere two weeks after the Super Bowl, we're once again captivated by NFL activity surrounding the annual combine in Indianapolis -- a showcase not only for the athletes, but for such brands as adidas and agencies like Lagardere as well. "Beyond the Scoreboard's" Rick Horrow walks us through

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Bust, Boom, Hope: NFL   Bust: The Oakland Raiders are withholding $400,000 in rent payments from O.Co Coliseum over “certain claims” not publicly disclosed by the team.  By refusing to pay their annual rent, the team is complicating efforts to finalize a short-term lease extension at the publicly owned stadium.   Boom: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned $35 million in 2013, according to the league’s most-recent tax return.  The compensation is essentially flat with the

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Bust, Boom, Hope: MLB Bust: Major League Baseball is shutting down the Fan Cave, its New York City-based social media hub, after four years in operation. The move is part of MLB’s attempt to consolidate social media activities under MLB Advanced Media and the MLB Network. Boom: MLB teams spent a combined $1.94 billion on free agent contracts this offseason. Of the 112 players to sign guaranteed contracts, the average deal was 1.8 years in

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