Sports Business


  • Snowbound Bills headed to Detroit to 'host' Jets Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 7:27 AM ET
    A worker shovels snow before Buffalo Bills game at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, NY.

    The Bills are leaving snowbound Buffalo behind for Detroit to play their "home" game against the New York Jets on Monday night.

  • FIFA to further review World Cup corruption probe Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:55 PM ET
    Michael J. Garcia, Chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee, participates in a press conference at FIFA's headquarters, July 27, 2012, in Zurich.

    FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of Russia and Qatar in question.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports FIFA says it will further review the World Cup corruption probe into its bidding process.

  • NHL star's parents lead him into bankruptcy Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:42 PM ET
    Jack Johnson of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates against the Detroit Red Wings on November 18, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

    The Columbus Blue Jackets player filed for bankruptcy in October after his parents poorly managed his assets for four years.

  • Odd of sports betting     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    NBC Sports' Dave Briggs, and Patrick Rishe, Sportsimpacts founder, discuss the likelihood of getting Federal legislation on sports gambling and the push to legalize pro sports betting.

  • Gloves off in NJ sports gambling fight     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    The battle over sports gambling is heading to the courts, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • F1's Vettel to replace Alonso at Ferrari Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:48 AM ET

    Quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel will replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari next season after signing a three-year deal, the Italian team said on Thursday.

  • Buffalo Bills: Now hiring snow shovelers Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    A worker shovels snow before Buffalo Bills game at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, NY.

    The Buffalo Bills tweeted for help shoveling out Ralph Wilson Stadium after the area got pummeled with 6 feet of snow.

  • CEOs play too much golf...it upsets investors Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    A new study suggests that CEO's who choose leisure over hard work aren't maximizing shareholder value. The Fiscal Times reports.

  • UA vs. NKE: Which has better growth story?     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 5:33 PM ET

    Corinna Freedman, BB&T senior analyst, explains why she has a buy rating on Under Armour versus a hold rating on Nike.

  • The Alshon Jeffery IPO     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Chicago Bears' Alshon Jeffery is the fourth athlete to go public. Fantex CEO Buck French, explains how investors can trade athletes.

  • FIFA lodges criminal complaint about World Cups Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    Toni Kroos of Germany challenges DaMarcus Beasley of the United States during the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Soccer body FIFA on Tuesday lodged a criminal complaint in connection with the awarding of hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

  • 25-year-old ballplayer gets $325M contract Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 4:54 PM ET
    Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins receives high fives in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, August, 2014.

    Slugger Giancarlo Stanton just agreed to the most lucrative athlete deal in history with the Miami Marlins.

  • Painkiller probe: DEA drops in on NFL teams     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    Sally Jenkins, Washington Post sports columnist, reports on the surprise inspections of several NFL teams' medical staffs by federal drug agents looking into claims doctors provided heavy doses of painkillers to keep players on the field.

  • DEA painkiller probe     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:56 PM ET

    Federal drug agents conducted surprise inspections of several teams' medical staffs. Horrow Sports Ventures' Rick Horrow, provides insight to the raids.

  • DEA painkiller probe targets NFL medical staffs Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:46 AM ET
    Joe Horn

    DEA agents questioned medical-staff members from several NFL teams in a continuing investigation into distribution of painkillers, The NYT reports.

  • We need to have a sensible conversation about gun control, says NBC's Tom Brokaw, discussing the gun ownership debate.

  • Opening day with Brokaw     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    NBC's Tom Brokaw, discusses the big business of hunting season in the U.S. Programming note: "Opening Day with Tom Brokaw" airs on Wednesday night at 11 p.m. ET on NBC Sports.

  • Feds probe NFL teams over prescription drugs     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:51 AM ET
    An injured player is attended to by the team's doctor. The NFL is being probed over use of prescription drugs.

    DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games.

  • Joe Torre: No way to avoid sports gambling     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    Hall of Fame baseball manager & MLB Executive VP of Operations Joe Torre says it is tough to ignore new technologies that allow people to gamble on sports. Still, all sports want to preserve the integrity of their games, he says.