Will the arms race in baseball finally come to a breaking point? Will the NFL regain its mojo? What lies ahead in sports is not a sure bet. CNBC's Dominic Chu offers his insights.» Read More
Tomorrow marks the six-month anniversary of Tiger Woods’ car accident and the revelation of the affairs that followed. With the half-year mark upon us, we take a look at Brand Tiger and the companies that are and were affiliated with him.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the NFL was not a single entity and therefore judges in a lower court must now decide if the league has the right to sell the licensing rights to all 32 of its teams. And while much has been talked about the labor ramifications of this, which were actually never truly in play, fewer have talked about what happens if the NFL actually loses this case.
Sports fans love lists and that means that a new offshoot of Dan Abrams’ Mediaite site called SportsGrid has a pretty good chance of being a highly trafficked site. SportsGrid.com, which will launch Wednesday morning, borrows the PowerGrid system built for its sites like Mediaite, the main site that includes rankings of media members and Styleite, a fashion and beauty culture site, and translates it to the sports world.
Major League Soccer’s future success is contingent upon its ability to market its game to first and second generation Hispanic-Americans.
Saying he “had given Tiger everything I could give him,” renowned golf instructor Hank Haney told CNBC Monday that last week’s decision to resign as Tiger Woods’ coach was not controversial.
Sports teams and organization are not just in the entertainment business. They are in the relationship business. The idea of developing a fan base is really just about cultivating a relationship.
Ten years ago, Mark Dowey and his two friends in the dairy business were sitting in a country club dining room when one of them ordered an Arnold Palmer, the half lemonade, half iced tea drink combination made famous by the golfing legend.
At The Players Championship last week, Phil Mickelson made a big statement when he told the press that he preferred Five Guys over In-N-Out Burger. “I grew up on In-N-Out,” said Mickelson, who admitted he had gone to Five Guys for six days in a row. “I thought that was the best burger until I had Five Guys. That is hands down the best burger I’ve ever had.”
Every week, I get at least 10 announcements from companies telling me about what their latest product is or something about their latest endorser. The problem is, there’s more clutter than ever before and a lot of people in the industry have failed to change their ways.
Nike is holding its first investor conference in three years and they've announced some pretty startling numbers.
Despite a troubling economy and a fall from grace for Tiger Woods, the Cliffs at High Carolina is continuing to move forward with the only Woods designed course in the U.S. Cliffs Communities CEO Jim Anthony said that, thanks to a $60 million investment by residents in his other communities plans can now continue to finish building the course and the clubhouse.
Given all that Tiger Woods has been through, you would think that prices for his collectibles might have plummeted along with the polls. Not so much. Woods’ items on and off line have been selling pretty much in line with previous prices.