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CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Duke University head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski about his winning strategies for recruiting and coaching.
Long running manager of U.K. soccer club Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, is retiring, the club announced on Wednesday.
Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 commissioner, talks about the new playoff system coming to college football and the demand by fans.
From college football superstar to hoax-embroiled NFL prospect, the cost to Manti Te'o came home Thursday night when he was passed over in the first-round of the NFL draft.
Chinese amateur teenage golfer Guan Tinglang's background is far from the typical rags-to-riches, product of a state sporting system story usually preferred by the Communist party. The FT reports.
More fallout from the Rutgers scandal, after Tim Pernetti, Athletic Director at Rutgers University resigned today. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Matt Swift, Legacy Management Group CEO, weigh in on whether to expect additional resignations.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest news from Rutgers University.
The Washington Nationals unveil Ultimate Ballpark Access this season, a loyalty program for season ticket holders. Washington Nationals Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Feffer, describes the how the program works.
Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving players in practice and using gay slurs during practice.
U.K.'s Liverpool Football Club may not be enjoying the success it has become accustomed to but Ian Ayre, the club's managing director told CNBC that U.S. owners Fenway Sports respect the club's history and are in it to invest for the long term.
A couple of academics teamed up to predict which college basketball teams would make it to the NCAA Tournament. They're bringing those same tools to practical business problems.
Ad prices for the NCAA championship game will hit a high this year as the tournament rakes in more revenue than the Super Bowl, NFL playoffs and the World Series, USA Today reports.
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.