Michael Binetti, UBS equity research analyst, discusses Nike's revenue miss, and its lofty valuation as the company bets big on star athlete endorsements and its "Back to the Future" shoe.» Read More
No wonder tennis star Rafa Nadal was so sad about losing his watch this week. The company that makes it is totally sold out of the product.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on several NFL draft prospects and the endorsement deals they've signed.
Discussing the business of sports endorsements, with CNBC's Darren Rovell, and Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers QB.
Paula Deen has been teaching comfort food cooks since 2002. On January 17, 2012, she announced her diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. She also announced that she had become the spokesperson for the anti-diabetes drug Victoza. However, she’s hardly the only celebrity chef to make a questionable endorsement deal.
London has been waiting for the Olympics since they were awarded to the UK's capital by the International Olympics Committee in 2005.
CNBC's Darren Rovell with details on the NFL's labor dispute and an endorsement deal for Michael Vick, with Adam Adler, Fuse Science CEO.
The definition of the word “sport” is wide and includes activities that nobody should be disqualified from participating in simply because they lack an Adonis-like physique.
Click ahead to see the athletes who defied logic and came back to their respective sports after conventional wisdom pronounced their careers dead and buried.
Lil Jon already endorses Oakley and Crunk Energy Drink. His latest endorsement is NoHo, the No Hangover Defense. He found out about the product from a friend, tried it, and became a believer.
The IRS and UK tax authorities are now focusing on taxing non-U.S. based athletes endorsement income, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Welcome to my Business of The Masters live blog. Throughout the day, I'll be providing you with all sorts of nuggets about the golf world's first major taking place in Augusta, Ga. Check back here periodically for updates.
At the London Olympics in 2012, the public will have plenty of reason to keep their eye on Jamaica's track and field team.
Former Auburn University Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Cam Newton has signed a shoe and apparel deal with Under Armour.
At 5:47 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Maria Sharapova took the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium to play her first round match against Jarmila Groth. She was carrying two bags. One, a Nike Cole Haan designer bag. The other? A bag with the words “Prince” on it.
If you're a shampoo brand, there's no better endorser than Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, whose long Samoan locks flow out of his helmet.
Watch out world. The Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver is getting his own cereal.
Last year, I wrote a story about a company called Brand Affinity Technologies (BAT). It’s a company that basically does what sports marketers do –- match athletes with brands. Unlike sports marketing firms, which only have permission work with a finite athletes, BAT has a huge roster of athlete offerings on its list (now up to 3,600) and deals which usually pair an athlete and a company in an Internet campaign are typically consummated within a couple days.
For years, we've been talking about the importance of American sports brands, including shoe companies like Nike, getting into China. We haven't talked as much about Chinese shoe companies getting into this country. That's about to change.
Weight loss brand Nutrisystem has confirmed it has dropped troubled football great Lawrence Taylor.
Earlier this week, Anheuser Busch agreed to make Bud Light the official beer sponsor of the NFL starting in 2011, taking over for current sponsor Coors Light. SportsBusinessJournal put the bill at $1.2 billion, which averages out to $200 million per year - double what its predecessor paid for the deal. So the question is, is it worth it?