Under Scrutiny Banks Avoid Sports Deals

The nation's largest banks are also some of the biggest spenders on sports marketing.

But in light of bailouts, these companies are under fire for anything that might be construed as lavish.

As a result, banks are walking away from potentially moneymaking deals.

Scott Graf reports for member station WFAE in Charlotte, N.C.



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