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SportsBiz Archive: October 2008

  • Forest City Responds

    Developer Forest City was not pleased with some aspects of Wednesday's story about development near the ballpark. And we offer some clarifications. Published October 29 2008

  • Nats Renewal $$ Due Soon

    Fans looking to renew season tickets at Nationals Park must make their first payment by November 21. Published October 29 2008

  • Volkswagen and the Wizards

    Volkswagen, which is already the official automaker of DC United, signed a three-year deal with a fourth year option to be the exclusive car of the Washington Wizards. Published October 28 2008

  • Free Taco? Denied!

    I went to pick up my free taco from Taco Bell and was denied! Published October 28 2008

  • Game 5 Suspended, Selig Frowns

    People are ticked at the decision by baseball to call the game due to rain in the 6th, and many are arguing that the game never should have been started in the first place. Published October 28 2008

  • Phils-Rays Not Drawing Eyeballs

    Last night's Game 2 earned an 8.1 rating, one of the lowest ever for a World Series game. Published October 24 2008

  • CBS Extends Army-Navy Through 2018

    CBS signed a 10-year extension for the Army-Navy game, which will be moved to the second Saturday in December starting next year. Published October 23 2008

  • Free Tacos For America

    Jason Bartlett's stolen base in Game 1 of the World Series means everyone gets a free Taco Bell taco. Published October 22 2008

  • Gilbert Arenas Kidnaps Children!

    In a new mini-movie produced by Adidas, Wizard guard Gilbert Arenas offers some advice to a few young basketball talents. Published October 22 2008

  • EliteXC: Done

    Pro Elite, the parent company of mixed martial arts promotion EliteXC, has folded. Published October 21 2008

  • The Jets and Stubhub

    The New York Jets are auctioning personal seat licenses to their new stadium. But did they make a mistake by doing it that way? Published October 20 2008

  • IndyCar and the Economy

    The IndyCar Series is still looking for a naming sponsor, after at least one company backed out due to financial problems. Published October 17 2008

  • The Phils and Playoff Ratings

    There is a general assumption that Major League Baseball and Fox were pulling for a Red Sox-Dodgers World Series, and that they are now ticked off because the Phillies clinched last night and the Rays are on the verge of the pennant. Published October 16 2008

  • Stadiums and the Economy

    Delays in getting funding for the new Nets arena are indicative of widespread challenges as a result of the tightening credit market. Published October 15 2008

  • NFL Network on Comcast?

    Comcast customers may be a step closer to getting the NFL Network, after an early Federal Communications ruling that appears to favor the cable network. Published October 13 2008

  • Another Sports Movie I Probably Will Skip

    Published October 10 2008

  • Ovechkin and Hair Cuttery

    Alex Ovechkin is continuing his advertising relationship with Hair Cuttery with a new campaign and Web site that launches today. Published October 6 2008

  • BusinessWeek's Power 100

    Published October 3 2008