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The latest and greatest performance enhancer, if you've been living under a rock, is deer antler velvet. On the surface, it seems like it could make sense. The coating on the antlers of young male deer that contribute to the growth of that part of their body could help athletes. First, the NFL prohibited Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson from endorsing it. Now, according to SI.com, Major League Baseball is warning players about using it.
A class action lawsuit filed by former college athletes against the NCAA and Electronic Arts could take a huge bite out of the video game maker's revenues, should the athletes win the case.
What are some of the more notable products available on the market today that are said to enhance athletic performance? Click ahead and find out.
When the the folks at Madison Square Garden were dreaming up new features for their big renovation, giving fans the option of seeing Knicks and Rangers players leaving the locker room to go onto the court and the ice was a must-have.
A look at this summer's hottest tech gadgets, with Jason Tanz, Wired senior editor.
The definition of the word “sport” is wide and includes activities that nobody should be disqualified from participating in simply because they lack an Adonis-like physique.
Earlier today (Monday), Tiger's agent Mark Steinberg, former head of IMG Golf, announced that he would be joining Excel Sports Management. Here's our conversation.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on the future plans of one of sport's biggest agents and Tiger Woods.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports Tiger Wood's agent has a new gig in New York and he is taking his marquee client with him..
The biggest free agent in the sports agency world told CNBC he was joining New York-based Excel Sports Management as a partner.
Tiger Woods says he won't play the British Open as his left leg continues to heal.
Michael Vick got to write his comeback story on the field, now he has seen his image come full circle off of it. In a remarkable move, CNBC has learned that Nike, which severed Vick’s contract in 2007 after he admitted to his involvement in a dogfighting ring, has re-signed the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback. (Updated)
There are plenty of impressive golf courses across the US. Click to see some of the most luxurious ones!
For the last five years, Peter Beveridge has been innovating in the eye-black space. Looking to grow even more, having sold more than five million pairs of eye black last year, Beveridge has signed its first female spokesperson, Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
Rory McIlroy's US Open win was a big victory for his sponsors, including Oakley, which had a branding all over the 22-year-old golf phenom from Northern Ireland. Oakley logos on McIlroy's shirt, collar, belt, pants and glasses yielded $14.7 million in equivalent television advertising time, according to Front Row Marketing, a sponsorship evaluation firm. Due to McIlroy's tremendous lead, and lack of Tiger, McIlroy's sponsors got an incredible amount of branding time.
Rory McIlroy's US Open win might have made all of the Irish happy, except the bookmakers, that is.
Golfer Rory McIlroy's win was a big win for Oakley, who signed the golfing phenom in December to endorse the sun-glass and apparel retailer. Insight with Colin Baden, Oakley CEO.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports the pros are battling it out at the U.S. Open but another high profile golf event is taking place in Washington between President Obama and House Speaker, John Boehner.
I'll start with this: Sponsors of athletes, teams, tournaments and facilities, for the most part, do a bad job at maximizing their sponsorships. They buy signage, they film commercials and they don't do what they're supposed to do, which is engage sports fans by giving them a reason to positively associate their company to the fan experience. That's why it's so refreshing to see what American Express has done with its sponsorship of the US Open golf and tennis events in recent years.
Click to see which states are gaining ground, and how much spending has changed in the top five states for golf-related activities, according to American Express.