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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.
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?