U.S. interest in soccer perked up during this year's World Cup tournament. Two soccer journalists debate the trends of soccer in America and their origins.
As soccer's World Cup kicks off in Germany, two authors talk about the history and culture of the tournament.
By Paul Solman
Did pro football, a multibillion-dollar business, become America's most popular sport by practicing non-free-market economics? Under football's non-free-market model, firms compete furiously, yet share the industry's revenues, with labor and with each other. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
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