Sports Business


  • Big biz of Major League Baseball: MLB's Manfred   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    Big biz of Major League Baseball: MLB's Manfred

    Rob Manfred, MLB commissioner, discusses Major League Baseball's plans to bring buzz back to the game by shortening the game, and the league's rules on steroids and betting on the game. Also Manfred talks about Pete Rose and baseball's Hall of Fame.

  • Grand National: Banking on horse racing   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Grand National: Banking on horse racing

    Ahead of the Grand National this weekend, CNBC talks to Adrian McGlynn, company secretary at Weatherbys Bank, talks about how his banking business is involved in the sport.

  • Golf is thriving—if you mean the fantasy kind Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 3:21 PM ET
    Tiger Woods watches a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, April 7, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.

    One fantasy sports start-up says that the number of weekly users for its golf product has grown tenfold over the last year.

  • Where all the big golf money is really made Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 1:27 PM ET
    Tiger Woods (R) is awarded his green jacket by 2004 champion Phil Mickelson at the 2005 Masters Golf Championship.

    Data analyzed by CNBC shows that most professional golfers make most of their money off the course in endorsements.

  • Hottest ticket in town   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    Hottest ticket in town

    Fans are rushing to get some of the hottest sports tickets, and many are turning to SeatGeek. Co-founder Jack Groetzinger, talks demand and pricing for tickets.

  • Boxing returns to NBC primetime   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 8:42 AM ET
    Boxing returns to NBC primetime

    We are building a great program in Brooklyn, says Brett Yormark, Brooklyn Nets CEO, discussing the return of championship boxing to primetime television.

  • Cheapest MLB tIckets   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 8:25 AM ET
    Cheapest MLB TIckets

    See how much it costs to attend a game for all 30 MLB teams.

  • Will McIlroy trounce Tiger twice this weekend? Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 8:08 AM ET
    Rory McIlroy

    Rival Rory McIlroy will deliver tough challenges for Tiger Woods -- and not just on the greens and fairways of Augusta, Georgia.

  • How much does it cost to go to The Masters?   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    How much does it cost to go to The Masters?

    When it comes to money, The Masters is an odd combination of super expensive and incredibly reasonable.

  • Fantasy golf grows ten-fold in last year: DraftKings

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at the growing popularity of fantasy golf among millennials.

  • Tee time at the Masters   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    Tee time at the Masters

    NBC's David Briggs discusses the lineup for this year's Masters Tournament.

  • Masters 2015: Battle of the brands   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Masters 2015: Battle of the brands

    Discussing golf superstar, Rory Mcllroy, Jon Stainer, Managing Director at Repucom UK, says that there's been an increasing awareness of his brand as a golf player, and he's very "marketable" as a brand, while discussing the marketing aspects of The Masters 2015 sports event.

  • Jack Nicklaus hits hole-in-one at the Masters Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 4:04 PM ET
    Jack Nicklaus swinging golf club

    Jack Nicklaus may be 75 but the "Golden Bear" can still swing the club better than most golf fans will ever dream of doing.

  • 6 baseball tickets that cost more than the Yankees' Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:19 PM ET
    Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs

    Baseball ticket prices are more expensive than ever, and you may be surprised at which teams tickets go for top dollar.

  • Gary Player: Jack Nicklaus would beat 'em all   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 7:46 AM ET
    Gary Player: Sponsors fueling golf's growth

    Legendary golfer Gary Player talks about the state of the game, this week's Masters, and whether Rory McIlroy can join the elite Grand Slam club.

  • Numbers behind the Masters Tournament   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:24 AM ET
    Numbers behind the Masters Tournament

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at the odds behind golf's Grand Slam and which players Las Vegas is betting on before the tournament.

  • Investing in brain health: Ex-NFL star Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:32 PM ET

    Former NFL star Jack Brewer highlights a couple of companies investing in brain-related diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

  • These two investors called Duke's big win Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 4:43 PM ET
    Steve Pagliuca and family cheer on Duke at the NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship game in Indianapolis on April 7, 2015.

    Hedge and private equity fund managers predicted the Final Four this year. See who got it right.

  • SEC says ex-NY Giants player ran $31M Ponzi scheme Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 3:33 PM ET
    New York Giants’ cornerback Will Allen defends during a game against the Cleveland Browns in East Rutherford, N.J., Sept. 26, 2004.

    The SEC announced fraud charges against former NFL player Will Allen and a business partner, accusing them of operating a $31 million Ponzi scheme.

  • MLB won't ban Periscope, Meerkat after all Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 9:46 AM ET
    A Baltimore Orioles fan holds up her smartphone before the start of a game against the Cleveland Indians in Baltimore.

    Major League Baseball will not ban fans from using live streaming apps such as Periscope and Meerkat at stadiums, Bob Bowman tells CNBC.

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