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The UK's Financial Services Authority released details of its banking stress-test methodology on Thursday. I’m a big fan of stress-testing myself (in the form of sport rather than economics) and this weekend I face my toughest stress test to date: my first-ever half ironman.
It's one of the most popular conversations. How much will the NBA and ABC suffer if the ideal Finals matchup of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers doesn't pan out?
It started with Barney Frank ripping Northern Trust for their lavish parties at their sponsored PGA Tour event in February. It resulted in companies creating policies on attendance at ballparks in luxury boxes and stipulations on the type of food that can be ordered.
With the Cleveland Cavaliers now down 3-1 to the Orlando Magic and the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets knotted at two wins apiece, the folks at Vitaminwater are scrambling to figure out how to update their Kobe vs. LeBron spot.
I'm a reader. I estimate I've read well over 1,000 books in my lifetime. And for what it's worth "Born To Run" by Christopher McDougall is the best book I've ever read. I don't want to summarize the book too much because it will take away from McDougall's brilliance, but I'll summarize it enough so that you'll know if you are the type of person who would appreciate this.
When it comes to handicapping the Spelling Bee, I'm one of the best in the world and I can easily show my work. In 2006, I picked eight spellers who could win, the winner Katherine Close was among my picks.
Last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers forged a deal with a group of Chinese investors that would give them the right, pending NBA approval, to buy at least 15 percent of the team.
As many of you know, I spend hours and hours each year trying to handicap the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which begins today.
Last week, Indy driver Tomas Scheckter got a much needed boost from MonaVie, a multi-level marketing brand whose main selling point is its fruit drink highlighted by the much talked about acai berry.
Last week, the University of Washington booster program announced a bailout program of sorts, where fans could donate to season ticket holders who, because of the economic environment, couldn’t pay for Huskies football games.
With the Orlando Magic winning Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, sports fans have come to understand that it is mathematically possible that the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James won’t make it to the title matchup.
The battle between the Pepsi Center and World Wrestling Entertainment is over. CNBC has learned that Monday Night RAW on May 25 will move from the Pepsi Center to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, so that the Denver Nuggets can play Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers in Denver.
Last night, the Los Angeles Clippers won the NBA Draft Lottery. And they’re flaunting it today by virtually drafting Blake Griffin and using his image on their home page to help sell tickets.
I’m still trying to figure this one out. Yesterday, Ana Ivanovic’s manager Gavin Versi told Bloomberg that she signed an endorsement deal with NetJets. It was described as a one-year, rolling contract.
With Michael Vick out of prison, the guessing game can now begin. If NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reinstates Vick, what owner would dare to sign him?
The San Francisco Giants are the first team to experiment with dynamic pricing, changing ticket prices of about 2,000 seats on gameday.
It’s common sense that the Denver Nuggets should be able to play in their own arena for a playoff game on the date and time that the NBA sets.
In celebration of Dwight Howard and Derrick Rose’s award winning seasons, Adidas is pushing out two videos that also mention the company’s products.
This morning, I interviewed Orlando Magic chief operating officer Alex Martins. We talked about what playing into the Eastern Conference finals means to the team's bottom line.
As expected, there was plenty of interest in our Lingerie Football League story yesterday. So we're offering a Web extra featuring some of the best action from the tryouts in Chicago on Friday.
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