Many former and current football players have commented on NFL draft prospect Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay, including Ryan Mouton of the Redskins, and David King of the Bengals.» Read More
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.
A recap of the Olympic games in London, with CNBC's Kelly Evans & Carl Quintanilla.
Joe Paterno's legacy has been basically erased, as his statue was removed from Penn State's campus, and more than 100 of his football wins will be "taken off the books," reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
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.
In an unprecedented action, Ed Ray, NCAA Executive Cmte chair and Oregon Executive Cmte chair and Oregon State University president Mark Emmert, NCAA President, announced punitive measures against Penn State and its football program, following the report that showed its famed coach and officials were aware of child abuse allegations. The university quietly removed a statue Sunday of late coach Joseph Paterno.
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.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports college football is expected to announce an official playoff system.
Since 2006, I have been telling you who is going to win the title. Since that time, I have had the champion on my list all six times.
With the dangers of concussions being thrust out into the open is a participation decline around the corner?
The University of Missouri said it could earn as much as $12 million more per year from an new TV deal in the Southeastern Conference, compared to the deal it had in the Big 12.
For some, feuds are as integral to spectator sports as the game itself. Read ahead to see which recent sports feuds have been exciting, thrilling and explosive.
Many NFL scouts and analysts believe that Luck is the closest thing to a "can't miss" quarterback on the field since (ironically) the man he is being asked to succeed, Peyton Manning. But, what are the prospects for Luck in the world of endorsements?
With the last game of the regular season tonight, the NBA released its traditional jersey sales rankings on Thursday morning, based on sales at its online store and its temporary store in Manhattan.
In 2008, San Jose State defensive end Jarron Gilbert was leaping up the draft boards thanks in part to a video posted on YouTube that showed him jumping out of a pool. Gilbert, who has only played in four games to date, was selected in the third round of the 2009 draft by the Buffalo Bills. This year’s video that is making the rounds comes courtesy of Justin Bethel, a defensive back from Presbyterian.
In the days before the NFL Draft, top draftees typically sign one-off endorsement deals with companies like Subway and Sprint. It’s a quick deal that lasts for the draft period where brands get attention by latching themselves on to the hottest new names in professional football. But with each year, the effectiveness of these deals decline because it’s the same brands over and over again. Until now.
In the days after life started unraveling for Tiger Woods, it was hard to ever see the light. Hard to believe that he didn't alienate the masses. Hard to believe that he'd ever be marketable again.
CNBC's Darren Rovell shares details of Peyton Manning's meeting with Broncos' Executive VP, Football Operations John Elway and head coach John Fox last week.
As a quarterback for Baylor, he won a Heisman trophy and is likely to be a top five draft pick in April. Robert Griffin, also known as RG III, explains his next move.
Nevin Shapiro is the conman at the center of a college football scandal. Who is this man who jeopardized the future of the University of Miami's football team and how did he steal the millions that made it all possible?