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.» Read More
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.
If you go with No. 6 Florida State in Saturday's game against lowly Savannah State, you'll be starting with a 70 1/2-point deficit. But Savannah State will get nearly $500,000 for just showing up.
A recap of the Olympic games in London, with CNBC's Kelly Evans & Carl Quintanilla.
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.
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.
It's a big day for the NFL. New multi-year apparel contracts with Nike, New Era and Under Armour started yesterday and the league isn't wasting any time showing off the goods. CNBC's Darren Rovell speaks with Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner.