WASHINGTON— Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes essentially are employees of the university and therefore have the right to unionize, bargain collectively and even strike.» Read More
English soccer fans were booking their flights to Rio de Janeiro Tuesday evening after a shaky qualifying round finally ended with the national team qualifying for next year's Brazilian World Cup.
For the most part, the size of a player's salary, or a team's payroll, didn't have a lot to do with a baseball team's entry into this postseason.
Notre Dame ranks No. 1 off the field with fans, according to Harris Interactive. Its popularity is helping drive higher ticket, retail and advertising sales.
"King James" teamed up with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet. The watch comes with an 18-karat pink gold case and black ceramic and diamond set push pieces.
Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.
The two sides were trading blame, rather than blood vials, over hGH. The banned substance is far harder to detect than steroids.
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.