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  1. Derek Jeter's No. 2 leads jersey sales in MLB this season

    Darren Rovell

    Fans are buying more Derek Jeter jerseys this season than jerseys of any other Major League Baseball player, according to sales on the league's website.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  2. Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts opts to return to original Wrigle...

    Darren Rovell

    Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts announced he has decided to go back to his original renovation and expansion plan that could significantly affect rooftop sight lines.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  3. Ricketts family exploring selling Chicago Cubs minority shares to...

    Darren Rovell

    Four and a half years after buying the Chicago Cubs and related interests for $845 million, the Ricketts family is considering offloading a piece of its investment.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  4. Ticket to MLB game up 2 percent but most affordable of four major...

    Darren Rovell

    A Major League Baseball ticket remains the most affordable of the four major sports. The average price of a ticket to a game this season is $27.93, up 2 percent from last year, according to Team Marketing Report's Fan Cost Index.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  5. New York Yankees most valuable at $2.5 billion, Forbes poll says

    Darren Rovell

    The Los Angeles Dodgers might have surpassed the New York Yankees in payroll this year, but the Bronx Bombers still own the title of the league's most valuable team.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  6. Chicago Cubs offered home by Schaumburg Boomers

    Darren Rovell

    An independent league baseball team, the Schaumburg Boomers, offered the Chicago Cubs a chance at playing games at their park should Wrigley Field renovations fall through and owner Tom Ricketts follow through on moving the team.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  7. Forbes -- MLB teams see historic 23 percent surge in average valu...

    Darren Rovell

    Major League Baseball teams can bask in the glow of the biggest year-over-year change in valuation ever calculated by Forbes magazine as they enter a new season, but it's not their teams' popularity the owners have to thank for the surge.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  8. New York Yankees' Derek Jeter leads MLB jersey sales for third st...

    Darren Rovell

    For the third straight season, baseball fans bought more Derek Jeter jerseys than any other.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  9. Baseball won't bother to certify Bonds ball

    Darren Rovell

    Major League Baseball has decided it won't authenticate the baseballs Barry Bonds is likely to hit for home run No. 715.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2006
  10. Marketing 'The Curse' far from over

    Darren Rovell

    The Red Sox did "Reverse the Curse," but we haven't seen the last of the c-word in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2004
  11. MLBPA official continues to defend stance

    Darren Rovell

    Gene Orza, chief operating officer for the Major League Baseball Players Association, hasn't changed his stance despite mounting criticism of what some have called a lenient testing system in light of the BALCO steroid scandal.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2004
  12. Union chief rebuts critics

    Darren Rovell

    Amendments to Major League Baseball's drug testing policy don't appear like they are in the offing, at least not in the immediate future.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2004
  13. Price surpasses even Buckner's ball

    Darren Rovell

    The Steve Bartman legend lives on. The foul ball that ricocheted off the infamous Chicago Cubs fan and into the hands of the lawyer sitting behind him sold for $106,600 early Friday morning.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2003
  14. Judge decides business is legit

    Darren Rovell

    The Chicago Cubs won a lawsuit on Monday, fending off charges that the team illegally scalped tickets to its own games, according to a report from NBC Channel 5 in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2003
  15. 'King of Queens' star expected to headline

    Darren Rovell

    The story of the Chicago Cubs fan who is being blamed by some for ruining his team's chances of making it to their first World Series in 58 years won't be forgotten anytime soon. Revolution Studios has accepted a pitch for a movie based on the incident.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2003
  16. Brokerage won't capitalize on Cubs' run

    Darren Rovell

    Chicago Cubs fans eager to score tickets to the first two games of the NLCS might have been surprised had they called Wrigley Field Premium Ticket Services, or visited the Tribune Co.-owned ticket brokerage a few paces away from the stadium.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2003