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Fans who are used to showing up to the Super Bowl city on Wednesday to go to the parties will have a rude awakening in Tampa this year if they're expecting much of the same.
Last year, I pointed out that the market historically has outperformed when an original NFL team wins the Super Bowl and lags when an original AFL team wins. This year is special then. Both the Cardinals and the Steelers were members of the original NFL before the merger with the AFL in 1970. So either way, an original NFL team will win this year. Of course the NY Giants upset of New England last year did not translate well for the markets...
The world's No. 1 men's tennis player, Rafael Nadal showed up at the Australian Open wearing shorts that are showing his full knee and his top and a regular polo with sleeves - And it is being called, by some, the most controversial clothing change in all of sports.
I called up Bodoglife.com sportsbook manager Richard Gardner to see what he had in store for this year's Super Bowl and how he came up with the odds for the strangest of bets.
In the past week two beleaguered newspaper companies — The New York Times and the Tribune Company — have found near term solutions to their long term problems.
Well, we're finally here. CNBC.com's "As Seen On TV" Bracket - The Final Four. We're so excited we're thinking of printing up T-shirts.
One of my favorite authors is Malcolm Gladwell, who has course written both “The Tipping Point” and “Blink.” His latest book called “Outliers: The Story of Success,” tells the interesting stories of why certain groups of people are successful and it’s often very surprising. I sent Malcolm an e-mail asking him to participate in a Q & A based on his latest work and he graciously obliged.
The Chicago Cubs filed a lawsuit yesterday saying that Under Armour backed out of its five-year, $10.8 million sponsorship agreement.
We've received more than 200,000 votes on this "As Seen On TV" bracket and we're down to the final eight now, so cast your vote to send your favorite products/infomercials to the Final Four.
There's so much "chalk" entering the Elite Eight this morning that it almost feels like I'm looking at the women's basketball tournament. All four No. 1 seeds are still left, three No. 2 seeds and, accompanied by the shocker, the No. 14 seed Bowflex.
You've heard the complaints over and over again. Kids playing video games instead of playing the real version outside. But the folks at Electronic Arts are here to say that there's some value in playing one of their most stalwart franchises, "Madden."
If there’s one guy who can benefit the most from of this Super Bowl, it’s Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. He’s emerging as the league’s best receiver, but only has three deals in Nike, EAS and Alltel.
A promotion from the Illinois Lottery says that if a Blackhawks player scored exactly at the 10:00 mark in the second period, a lucky fan would win $1 million - and that's just what happened last night.
There's a big difference between what is real and what is fake. What is real is the unbelievable water landing by US Airways pilot Chesley B. Sullenberger III and co-pilot Jeffrey Skiles that contributed to no lives lost in the crashing of Flight 1549 on Thursday. What is fake is US Airways' official sponsorship of the Super Bowl bound Arizona Cardinals.
If Kurt Warner leads the Arizona Cardinals to a Super Bowl XLIII victory, I'm pretty sure he's in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But he would also permanently put his name on the "Most Wanted" list in Las Vegas, where bookmakers still don't have a handle on any team the quarterback leads.
Former Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green was so sure that people would want to use his, "They Are Who We We Thought They Were", statement that he trademarked it. So now that the Cardinals have made it to Super Bowl XLIII, can Green cash in? Well, the question we're asking here at SportsBiz is, who are "they?"
We’re doing it for real now. Settling it once and for all. CNBC.com presents the search for the best “As Seen On TV” product of all time. Here is the 64-product bracket. Let the voting begin.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar deal with Chinese Web site Sina.com today. It gives Bryant his own site on the news portal, which will include a blog that Bryant will update multiple times a week.
I think it's safe to say that Barack Obama is breaking records for the most merchandise sold of a single person in the history of the world over the last two and half months. Now, we have your ultimate guide to "Obamabilia."
Andre Agassi’s credentials are impressive - 8 grand slams, an Olympic gold medal and a permanent place in sports fashion and endorsement. But what you might not know that Andre Agassi will probably go down as an even better philanthropist.