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I spent much of the weekend watching the NFL Combine on the NFL Network. When you know who the players are, it’s actually pretty compelling television. Why? Because, for some people, fortunes are made or lost here.
A little more than an hour ago, FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal broke the story that New York Yankees outfielder Johnny Damon said he couldn't pay his bills because he had money invested with Stanford Financial.
Today we introduce a weekly segment, "The Call of Shame", for CNBC's "The Call". It will highlight the lowlights and lowlifes in business and finance. This week's nominees are.......
CNBC has confirmed that the ATP Tour has terminated its agreement with Stanford Financial, which has been the "Official Investment Advisor" since 2005.
We recently noted that Sports Illustrated "airbrushed" Danica Patrick's tattoo, removing it from the small of her back for pictures in their recent Swimsuit Issue. This afternoon, a spokesperson for the magazine responded.
Earlier today, the New York Post reported that IMG "quietly agreed to steer clients looking for investment advice to Stanford Financial Group, potentially exposing them to millions of dollars in losses resulting from the financial firm's alleged fraud.
The "Amgen Tour of California" is getting a lot more publicity than usual because superstar cyclists Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis are trying to make comebacks in the race.
A-Rod's reflection about his youth and having not gone to college presents a potentially unique opportunity for Alex from both a personal growth and public relations standpoint. My advice to Alex…go to college, says Kathy Connors, a veteran sports and entertainment publicity consultant.
CNBC has learned that golfer Vijay Singh, who just a month ago signed a big sponsorship deal with troubled firm Stanford Financial, will continue to endorse the company for the foreseeable future.
The NFL Combine starts today in Indianapolis. It's where players, who are best at the skills tests, can see their NFL draft stock rise.
We've received plenty of comments from you over the last couple days, so it's time to clear out the "SportsBiz" e-mail inbox and give you a taste of what others out there have to say.
The sports world is reeling today after the SEC accused Robert Allen Stanford of the Stanford Financial Group of massive fraud.
It's an American success story. Self-made black multimillionaires, many of whom grew up poor, have made vast fortunes in the sports, entertainment and media industries.
A-Rod had to face the music, so we give him no credit for doing this in front of the media. We have to appreciate his honesty when he basically said he wasn't sure if he'd say anything had it not been for the Sports Illustrated report.
We were reading one of our favorite sites this morning and found out that Sports Illustrated allegedly took the liberty to take the tattoo off the back of Danica Patrick in its Swimsuit Issue.
This is a live blog on how Alex Rodriguez is handling questions from reporters in Tampa at New York Yankees Spring Training.
Beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET we'll have constant updates and your reaction to Alex Rodriguez as he goes before the media in Tampa at New York Yankees Spring Training.
With 48 laps, or 120 miles to go, in the sport's biggest race, NASCAR officials decided to call off the Daytona 500 on Sunday and declare Matt Kenseth the winner.
In our unscientific poll on Feb. 4, 61 percent of “SportsBiz” readers said they didn’t think the agreement was a good use of marketing dollars. Well, we just got our hands on a scientific poll —the Seton Hall Sports Poll conducted by The Sharkey Institute.
Go down the Daytona 500 starting lineup for this weekend and you'll see only two brands are the primary sponsor for more than one car: Red Bull and Window World.