Former college football coach Barry Switzer has turned a man cave in his Oklahoma home into a base for a webcast he calls Coaches' Cabana.» Read More
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?
For years, fans have held mini heads of players on a stick. I remember holding one myself in 1999 of our best player Evan Eschmeyer while I was at Northwestern.
Across the NFL and MLB, team owners know wealthy individuals and big corporations are willing to pay big bucks for a private box. It's an unbeatable formula.
Who are these die-hard celebrity sports fans? Find out who made our list and how much just one of their tickets might cost.
The 'Madden' franchise remains a sales juggernaut with little real competition in the console area. The mobile platform, however, still seems up for grabs.
The NFL has been a part of the landscape for about as long as videogames have been around – and anything with such longevity tends to ruffle some feathers among both players and publishers.
Longtime Penn State Coach Joe Paterno, who was fired last year over his handling of an alleged child sex-abuse scandal, has died after a battle with lung cancer. He was 85.