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But there is more at stake in the Champions League than a shiny trophy. The tournament is critical for a club's financial success and poor performance could have a big impact on a team's economic health, according to analysts.
CNBC's Jane Wells is live in Eugene, Oregon, at the University of Oregon discussing the new $68 million football facility, with University of Oregon's starting quarterback Marcus Mariota, and head coach Mark Helfrich.
If money can buy championships, then the pressure is on the University of Oregon, where money is no object inside its new Football Performance Center.
CNBC's Jane Wells is live at the mulitmillion-dollar football complex at the University of Oregon with Rob Mullens, athletic director, to discuss the department's $95 million budget.
CNBC's Jane Wells is live at the mulit-million dollar football complex at the University of Oregon reporting why college football is one of the most lucrative sports out there.
CNBC's Jane Wells visits the University of Oregon's $68 million football performance center, paid for by alum and Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny.
The pace of athletes making the police blotter seems to have sped up dangerously this year.
There's been no shortage of reaction to the suspension of Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun for the 65 games left in the season. But the biggest surprise is what players are saying.
Live attendance in pro U.S. sports, basketball, football, and even motor car racing and college football, has declined or leveled off.
Most of the contenders that could afford to compete are funded by a single source—a billionaire. Staging the event itself is estimated to cost as much as $100 million.
Want to know what $100 million will buy you? A sail boat so fast and sleek that its technology is more like an aircraft than a watercraft.
John Messara, chairman of Arrowfield Group, tells CNBC what a win at Ascot for his horse 'Animal Kingdom' would mean.
The founder of a Miami anti-aging clinic has agreed to talk to Major League Baseball about players linked to performance-enhancing drugs, The Associated Press reported.
Tony Kanaan, 2013 Indianapolis 500 Winner, discusses how he got into auto racing, what the adrenaline rush feels like and his next steps.
Charlotte Motor Speedway will be roaring this Sunday as Nascar driver Danica Patrick takes the wheel for one of the biggest races of the year for her and her team.
CNBC's Joe Kernen hits the golf course with Citi's Tobias Levkovich to chat about the discipline of golf — and what it can teach you about investing.
Herbert Hainer, CEO of Adidas, tells CNBC how they are helping to grow soccer in the United States in partnership with Major League Soccer.
LA Lakers' Kobe Bryant is saying his mother fouled him and the infraction could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Manchester United, the world's second most valuable soccer club, has appointed David Moyes as the club's manager, following the retirement of Alex Ferguson.
Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, tells CNBC that Alex Ferguson created a model of how modern football should be managed as a business.