As the NCAA kicks off this year's March Madness, some are urging it to give athletes more control over their compensation.
CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports the NCAA basketball tournament may cost employers billions of dollars in lost productivity but companies should think twice before reigning in the "Madness."
Former NBA stars Charles Barkley and Grant Hill share with CNBC mistakes they learned early on in handling big paychecks.
Charles Barkley, Grant Hill and Steve Smith take a breather from hoops and talk to CNBC about the state of politics and the economy.
The March Madness app will offer an exclusive new split-screen option for Apple TV users.
George Pyne, Bruin Sports Capital CEO, weighs in on news tennis pro Maria Sharapova tested positive for a banned drug and discusses the ever-changing viewing options available to sports fans.
Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett tells CNBC that employees of all Berkshire companies are eligible to play "the ultimate office bracket contest."
In the absence of big money contracts, stipends that can help college athletes defray living costs are a boost for some players.
Justise Winslow, Duke basketball player is set to become one of the youngest prospects in this year's NBA draft.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reacts to CNBC's John Harwood's "gift" to him.
Sam Holtz, 12, may have won ESPN's Bracket Challenge, but the rules prevent a chance at the grand prize. "I feel pretty bad about it," he tells CNBC.
Sixth grader Sam Holtz and his father Butch Hotlz,, discuss how the 12-year old picked the winning brackets and why he can't collect the ESPN prize.
Hedge and private equity fund managers predicted the Final Four this year. See who got it right.
CNBC's Steve Liesman analyzes whether high grossing college sports events should distribute some of that money to the players. A poll in a CNBC survey reveals what people had to say.
NBC's Dave Briggs, weighs in on the final NCAA matchup, and paying college athletes.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the results of a recent poll on what fans think about paying NCAA players.
NCAA President Mark Emmert says Indiana's "religious freedom" law goes against what higher education and America is all about.
Mark Emmert, NCAA president, weighs in on Indiana's "religious freedom" law and the money behind college basketball.
NBC Sports Dave Briggs says the final four 2015 NCAA tournament is a dream mashup.
Basketball Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith, who died Feb. 7, left each of his former players $200 in his will.