COLLEGE STATION, Texas-- A demolition worker has died of injuries received when he fell four stories from Texas A&M's under-renovation football stadium. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Texas A&M University System and university police are investigating the accident.» Read More
The NCAA basketball tournament has a reputation for sucking the productivity out of offices everywhere. But a new report calls the conventional wisdom into question.
What's the best way to slam dunk your rivals at work and walk away with your own championship crown? A couple of experts and self described statistical geeks weigh in.
The NCAA tourney is infamous for the productivity loss it supposedly engenders, but it's hardly the costliest workplace distraction.
Daily fantasy sports sites, which have provided people with a legal way to play the odds online, seem increasingly vulnerable to legal challenge. The New York Times writes.
Baseball fans are used to two things: high beer and food prices. But one franchise is going against the grain: The Cleveland Indians. The franchise is lowering the price of beer, soft drinks and food significantly, because they¿ve found that discounted concessions bring more fans. The team started it last season, and now, single-game ticket sales are up 40 percent. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports.
Basketball in Great Britain is apparently growing. The British Basketball Association is putting on a full court press to entice investors for a new pro league.
A class action lawsuit marching through the courts could dramatically change the economics of college sports and the status of amateur athletics in the U.S.
After spending millions on Super Bowl ads, some companies are breaking the longstanding tradition of keeping the commercials under wraps until the big game and leaking them online.
The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including a hoax involving Notre Dame's star linebacker.
After more than a decade of denials, disgraced U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong is coming clean, with NBC's Jay Gray. Michael Rosenberg, Sports Illustrated, and Andrew Stoltmann, attorney, weigh in.
Katherine Webb achieved Internet stardom in a roundabout way, but career coaches say the incident could propel the beauty queen to bigger things.
Ratings for last night's college football championship were higher than the year before. CNBC's Brian Shactman and Kayla Tausche discuss what has everyone talking about a woman named Katherine Webb.
CNBC's Brian Shactman and Mary Thompson report on tonight's BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame; and Tony Fratto, CNBC Contributor and Chris Lehane, former President Clinton Special Assistant Council, discuss who they'd like to see win.
Tonight's national championship between Notre Dame and Alabama will bring millions of dollars to both schools, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
It's a big day for college football, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
The game is expected to be the most wagered game in the Bowl Championship Series.
CNBC's Brian Shactman offers his sports predictions for 2013.
Craig Reece, Deer Valley Specialist UT. discusses why he watches shows on CNBC. "Everybody wants to know what's going on in the real world, even when they're on vacation," he says.
A new company is offering a unique gift experience for the sports fan in your life. CNBC's Brian Shactman has the the details.
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.