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The game is expected to be the most wagered game in the Bowl Championship Series.
Scott Malpass, University of Notre Dame vice president and CIO, discusses what tonight's championship game means to the university and explains how the school chooses its investments.
The "Squawk Box" news team and CNBC's Brian Shactman weigh in on the enormous amount of money at stake in college playoff games.
Eugene Lee, president of ETL Associates, tells CNBC that the game between Alabama and Notre Dame will lead to huge revenues across the board.
CNBC's Brian Shactman offers his sports predictions for 2013.
Johnny Manziel, the freshman sensation who won college football's Heisman Trophy over the weekend, told CNBC Monday that he's in no rush to turn pro but is interested in trademarking his nickname "Johnny Football."
The 2013 BCS Championship Game is a month away, and the average posted ticket price is $2,404.
As the regular college football season wraps up, the biggest buzz in recent weeks has been the dizzying number of teams switching conferences.
The latest symbol of the college football arms race is not the coaches’ salaries themselves but rather the money that university officials are spending to buy out those huge contracts when a coach falters.
Notre Dame will play for the national championship in January against the winner of the Alabama-Georgia game. B.J. Schecter, Sports Illustrated executive editor; CNBC's Mary Thompson; and Jeff Killburg, Killir Kapital Management, weigh in.
U.K. soccer team Chelsea have this week sacked their eighth manager in nine years which has lead to criticism from numerous pundits and fans up and down the country. It’s also raised questions about the owner of the team, Roman Abramovich’s style of management and why people would want to work for him.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Nevada wants online poker made legal, however Las Vegas Review Journal says the bill could be claimed unconstitutional; and ESPN's latest announcement that it will broadcast the college football playoff series for 12 years when it starts in 2014.
Under Armour's women's business is up 30 percent annually over the past five years. Kevin Plank, chairman, president & CEO of Under Armour, weighs in.
The most intense competition might be for the space on players' wrists — and yours.
On the final play of Monday night's NFL game, a controversial touchdown call changed the game's outcome. Some sources say it was a $150-300 million dollar swing. Various Las Vegas sources told CNBC, it was much more than that.
On the final play of Monday night's game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, a Seahawks pass was called a touchdown when it appeared Green Bay had actually intercepted the ball. But does a "blown call" really matter?
At Friday's ribbon cutting for the Barclays Center, the new Brooklyn home for the NBA's Nets franchise, a transformation was clear. The New Jersey Nets were never cool. The BROOKLYN Nets are.
This weekend, 35,000 Americans football fans descend on Dublin, Ireland. The reason? The Emerald Isle Classic, better known as the Notre Dame-Navy game. The game is not only the 86th time these two college football programs have faced off against each other, it is also a major economic event for Ireland's sluggish economy.
The NCAA has slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Sports ticketing has always been under pricing and availability pressures—and subject to the wrath of fans. But a fairly new way of doing business is being tested by sports leagues, hoping to boost revenues and fan access.