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Zach Bergson

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Economic impact of the Rugby World Cup

The 2015 Rugby World Cup, one of this year’s biggest global sporting events, kicks off Sept. 18 in the United Kingdom. According to an Ernst & Young study, it’s poised

Serena Williams’ endorsement conundrum

Serena Williams is one of the most dominant athletes in the world, but you wouldn’t know it from her endorsement deals. According to Forbes, the 33-year-old tennis star ranks No. 47

Why tech giants slipped like everyone else

Technology stocks in companies like Google, Apple, Netflix, Facebook and Amazon took a beating on Monday, along with the rest of the global market. But unlike other sectors of the

MLB Wild Card means big revenue

Six weeks before the regular season ends, Major League Baseball’s postseason is fast approaching. American and National League teams are competing for five playoff spots. Three years ago, just four

The economics of Minor League Baseball

Major League Baseball’s regular season is beginning to wind down, and teams are starting to call up some of their best minor league talent. These young prospects aren’t appearing out

Why Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid failed

A 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston is officially off the table. The city’s bid organizers and the United States Olympic Committee agreed to withdraw Beantown’s application on Monday. The decision comes

Why the MLB trade deadline is so important

Baseball is on week away from one of its most exciting events: the non-waiver trade deadline. This year, teams like the Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs are rumored

TV ratings and the MLB All-Star game

On Wednesday, I wrote about how ballot stuffing for the MLB All-Star game next week could have cost the league big money. Today, I’ll cover another business angle to this year’s

MLB All-Star game is big business

The MLB All-Star game is coming up next week in Cincinnati. And, with the game now more meaningful than an exhibition, each season is bringing its own drama. Last year,

Greece’s debt crisis: What we know now

The European Union is on the brink of a crisis in Greece, after talks between EU officials, the International Monetary Fund and Greece fell through last weekend. Things have gotten

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