CNET News Daily Podcast: Fantasy baseball comes to game consoles

2K Sports introduces a stats-heavy sports game starring Billy Beane, general manager of MLB's Oakland A's.

2K Sports is known for its action-filled titles, but next week it will be making its foray into the statistics side of sports. MLB Front Office will be released, starring Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A's. CNET News' Daniel Terdiman got a sneak peek and says it's unlike any sports video game he's ever played. He stops by to tell us about it.

Also in today's podcast: Intel's chairman calls it a career, Forbes releases its list of the most wired cities in America, the Facebook/MySpace debate goes on, and we look back at Apple's iconic 1984 Super Bowl ad, now 25 years old.


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Today's stories:

You, too, can be a baseball GM

Intel Chairman Craig Barrett to retire in May

Yahoo suspends employee pay raises

Seattle tops 'Forbes' most-wired cities list

Facebook now twice as big as MySpace?

Recalling Apple's 1984 Super Bowl commercial

Al Gore headlining Google event: Google Ocean?

About the author

Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur.

 

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