Joe Lacob bought the Golden State Warriors in 2010 for $450 million, and discussed the similarities between building a startup as well as an NBA team, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.» Read More
Anthony Davis, who will likely be taken as the No. 1 pick in this Thursday’s NBA Draft by the New Orleans Hornets, is getting down to business -- literally. Davis, known for his connected eyebrows, trademarked the phrases “Fear The Brow” and “Raise The Brow” earlier this month.
In the sports marketing world, there's never been someone like Junior, who, no matter what he does gets the kind of fan support that he does. It would be one thing if he had characteristics that allowed him to transcend outside the racing world, but he doesn't.
Sure, George Mason has made it to the Final Four and Butler has played in the men’s college basketball championship game, but none of those achievements quite match the Cinderella story that the Stony Brook baseball team has become.
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.
From the outside, The Ainsworth will look like every other bar in New York City tonight. Some TVs will be showing Game 7 of the Rangers/Senators series, while others will be tuned into the NFL Draft. But patrons on the inside will be able to see that bar is taking it a step further.
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.
If my calculations are right, tonight's tip time puts halftime around 10:30pm ET, the end of the game at around 11:50 pm ET and the annual tradition of One Shining Moment at around 10 minutes past midnight.
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.
When the 13th seeded Ohio Bobcats take on North Carolina tonight in the NCAA Tournament, the team is also playing the underdog role for its apparel sponsor, Russell Athletic.
Out of the 16 teams left in the men's NCAA basketball tournament, four come from the Big Ten (Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Ohio State).
We went to the folks at Fanatics, the leading retailer of college merchandise online, and asked them what schools with what numbers sold best this season.
There are some nice bonuses for coaches whose teams make the NCAA Tournament. Many of them make a standard $25,000 to $30,000 for reaching the Big Dance. But NC State’s Mark Gottfried has a bonus for making the tournament that rivals a championship bonus.
With the NCAA men's basketball tournament field finally set, it's time to break down the bracket in our own unique way.
It’s not easy being purple. There’s nothing I can take to numb the pain I feel this morning. Not Tylenol, not Aleve, not even a couple beers later on can temporarily lift the ache I feel in my heart.
John Marinatto, Big East commissioner, discusses the Big East kick-off at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday and how the conference plans to stay relevant after some big name defections, like Syracuse and Pittsburgh.