The secondary ticketing market is robust in just about every sport. But it has been quite slow to come around in the tennis world despite the fact that scalpers and brokers have long made a business out of the Grand Slams.
I just finished what is believed to be the sports world's first "Twinterview," an interview conducted on Twitter. The interview was with NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy (Twitter name: @NFLprguy), who has built up quite a Twitter following, and the subject was the NFL Draft.
The NFL Draft is one of my favorite events of the year. Why? Because it's all about business. You've seen recaps galore, but here's the countdown that hits the wallet the hardest.
I cover sports business. So that means I care about the money stories. And that's why I think the best story for this weekend's NFL Draft could be Lawrence Sidbury Jr.
Sports Business Journal reported this week that not one potential first round NFL draft pick has signed a shoe deal. And while those quoted cited the economy or a lack of star power, it actually has more to do with the fact that the economy has made companies like Nike and Adidas realize that most of the deals they've signed in the past just didn't make sense.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was on "Squawk Box" this morning. Here are the highlights.
In the commercial for the Snuggie, the “Blanket With Sleeves,” a bunch of fans are cheering on a team in their Snuggies. And while the Snuggie has now evolved into a “Snugglette,” a version for kids, there hasn’t been a Snuggie offered with any team logo on it.
On Friday, we wrote about Tony Hawk tweeting that he was being asked to pay for items he donated to a museum that "went bankrupt."
On Tuesday, golfer Stewart Cink told his 76,477 followers on Twitter that he was skiing at Snowbird in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.
Tomorrow, my documentary "As Seen On TV" debuts. It's an unprecedented, inside look at the $150 billion infomercial business that has made the Snuggie, the Shamwow! and the Ginsu household names.
After an athlete wins some big event, the star thanks the sponsors, even though the company – most of the time – has absolutely nothing to do with the achievement.
Earlier today, we told you that the Yankees had not found anything conclusive from previous wind pattern studies at the new Yankee Stadium.
In six games at the New Yankee Stadium, there have been 27 home runs. That's an average of 4.5 home runs a game and, if the pace keeps up, that would yield 365 regular-season home runs. Compare that to last year, when only 160 home runs were hit in the old Yankee Stadium.
Don’t be surprised if the 113th running of the Boston Marathon turns into a sequel for Chariots of Fire. Only this time, it is anyone named Cheruiyot who is on fire. There's four-time Boston winner Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Evans Cheruiyot and Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot.
Two years ago, when Dennis Mascari went to visit his father at a cemetery, he came up with an idea: Build an area for deceased Cubs fans.
With consumers watching every penny, they are asking tougher questions and wanting more results from the products they do buy. In this environment, it’s not enough for products to wrap themselves in the “green” banner, and tout fuzzy claims about making the world a better place.
At 10 p.m. ET last night, skateboarding icon Tony Hawk went online to file this Twitter note: “A sports museum that I recently lent some memorabilia to went bankrupt before it opened. The court wants $1,500 to give me my stuff back...”
The best Fortune 500 company in the world at viral video these days is Nike.
Frank Caliendo, the comedian who made his name by impersonating John Madden, got a little less relevant thanks to the broadcaster's retirement on Thursday.
John Madden still has a ton of endorsement deals, which his agent Sandy Montag has said will remain active.