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The economic and cultural effects of Jeremy Lin's breakout performance for the New York Knicks, have spread far and wide this week. But the biggest winners so far, aside from Knicks fans themselves, may be sports bars across the Big Apple.
Bryce Phillips named his store Evo, short for evolution. And that's how he thinks about his business: always changing to stay relevant. His company evolved from a one-man shop selling merchandise from liquidators at the age of 12, to a full-fledged business with 120 employees.
From 'The Dougie' to the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, Kate Upton's stock continues to reach new highs.
Could the cover of Sports Illustrated, the most profitable single-issue magazine franchise in the world, be a barometer for the stock market?
In October 2010, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit editor MJ Day had invited me to show up to a model’s body painting, even though the issue wouldn’t be out for four months. I couldn’t say anything about who she was and MJ only allowed me to tweet body parts.
When not many people believed in Jeremy Lin, there was Roger Montgomery. The sports agent, whose only other NBA client is Mo Evans, who plays for the Washington Wizards, traveled to Harvard during Lin's senior year on the belief that one day Lin would be an every-day NBA player.
Today on CNBC fresh off his Super Bowl win, Victor Cruz was asked about the most-talked about action "off the field."
Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown had arrived in Indianapolis for the Super Bowl with some time on his hands and that led to what may be the greatest fan adventure - ever.
Europe’s 20 richest football teams defied the continent’s financial woes to generate total revenue of $5.8 billion last season, according to a new report by business advisory firm Deloitte.
Super Bowl ads may be entertaining—but do they work?
Terrorists combining a cyber attack with physical violence are the biggest security threat facing the 2012 Olympics, a digital forensics expert told CNBC.
While the Patriots and the Giants battle it out, the two screens that battle for consumers attention—your smartphone and TV—are teaming up.
On and off the field, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has all the markings of a perfect endorser. He's a winner, he's got the crossover good looks and plenty of confidence. Eli Manning? Winner, sure. But beyond that the younger Manning doesn't exactly compete with Brady for national attention in the advertising world.
I decided to seek out some excellent growth candidates by taking a look at small-cap stocks with market capitalization below $1 billion that were members of the Russell 3000 Index. I screened out stocks with price-earnings-to-growth, or PEG, ratios that were less than 1. In other words, these stocks are selling at a discount to their earnings growth and they carry zero debt.
The Patriots and Giants don't face off for another few days, but the Super Bowl already has some big winners — advertisers.
Regardless of which team you're rooting for, TheStreet.com details five Super Bowl stocks that could see revenues climb thanks to Sunday's game.
To help breathe some life into your office pool, here are five new rules worth experimenting with.
In their “Freakonomics for sports” book, "Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won," the authors challenge conventional wisdom including the long-held belief that defense truly wins championships.
Boston is no New York, and those of us who cherish the city's impossible to imitate accents, and impossible to replace treasures like Fenway Park and the Esplanade are glad for that. Having transformed itself from an economy dependent on textiles and manufacturing, Boston's my bet for a better place to do business.
In the Super Bowl, the city with the lower unemployment rate wins the game 85-percent of the time. Right now, New York has a higher unemployment rate, hovering around 9-percent. BUT, the last city with a higher unemployment rate to win the big game? The Giants over the Patriots in 2008.