Furniture stores in Ohio and Kentucky are set to pay out $1.5 million to customers after Ohio State's college football championship victory.» Read More
In establishing a national championship playoff, college football's power players boosted the sport's ability to rake in revenue.
College football has so much money that some believe it increasingly resembles professional football more than higher education. The NYT reports.
Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, discusses the big business of college football games.
Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, discusses NBA's LeBron James and PGA's Tiger Woods' birthday. And Briggs, discusses Jim Harbaugh's possible return to Michigan as head coach.
Are high college football coaching salaries justified? Steve Olenick, Kantor Davidoff partner, and Andrew Zimbalist, Robert A. Woods, weigh in.
The "Squawk Box" news team and Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, discuss this year's World Series playoff, and week 8 in the NFL.
FCC commissioner Ajit Pai doesn't expect the NFL to rush to pay TV now that TV blackouts are banned.
While at the MGM Grand for the Floyd Mayweather fight, billionaire investor Warren Buffett decided to branch out from stock picks and bet on a sports book.
The pro football season is preparing to kick off, but one Las Vegas bookmaker has already picked the winner of Super Bowl XLIX.
Shoppers at Ashley Furniture are getting $1 million in free stuff, after the owner in College Station, Texas, said it would reimburse anything bought last week if A&M Aggies beat South Carolina Gamecocks by more than 10 points. Mark Wilks, Ashley Furniture Store owner, says he's happy about the deal.
A new helmet with an embedded HD video camera is taking professional and college football by storm.
The seemingly "unlimited ability" of colleges to increase costs has "run its course" as a business model for higher education, Purdue's Mitch Daniels tells CNBC.
More than 20 current and former athletes sued, saying that players should share in the profits of college athletics.
The University of Notre Dame is planning to make way for new football turf, so it's selling off used grass for nearly $150 a pop.
Michael Sam may not have been chosen until the final round of the NFL draft, but the first openly gay player drafted is already selling fast.
NBC's Rob Simmelkjaer, "Speaking of Sports" host, discusses the hot picks in Thursday night's National Football League draft.
NBC's Dave Briggs, "SportsDash" host, discusses the National Football League's draft picks and shares his thought on which team will likely benefit the most in the 2014 season.
It's likely to be months before results of the vote are known. The outcome may not be as crucial as what the NLRB in Washington decides.
When the NLRB ruled that scholarship football players could unionize, the Northwestern began a wide-ranging campaign to defeat a vote, NYT reports.
If college athletes ever get paid, their salaries could be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions.