Business Beat: May 9
An ownership change in one of baseball's biggest markets appeared cleared for approval, but it was not expected to affect the team's minor league affiliates.
Business Beat: May 4
Randy Newsom's funky, submarine delivery is enough to make him unusual, but something else he does on the side makes the Indians prospect truly stand out among his fellow minor leaguers. Newsom, a righthanded reliever for high Class A Kinston, is one of three industrious minor leaguers who work together in a business that humbly began during a Carolina League rain delay in 2005.
Book Review: Sports Illustrated The Baseball Book
Don't let the looks of this book fool you: Do not leave it on your coffee table, for you won't want to let your guests crease the pages of this gem of an illustrated history of America's pastime.
Teams Go High Tech To Boost Attendance
New technologies are allowing teams to boost ticket sales.
Business Beat: April 5
The spring marks the culmination of a busy season for equipment manufacturers and salesmen. After spending the fall and winter lining up contracts for everything ranging from gloves and bats to spikes and hats, promotions and marketing representatives hit the Grapefruit and Cactus league trails toting bags of goodies big enough to put Santa Claus to shame.
Business Beat: March 23
The Tri City Dust Devils have come up with an innovative way to beat the summer heat.
Business Beat: Feb. 7
Major changes are in the works for the Quad Cities Swing and new co-owner Dave Heller said he expects the team to improve upon recent unimpressive attendance figures.