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The baseball columnist known for his in-depth analysis loved by baseball’s stat lovers told CNBC.com he is headed to SB Nation, a network of 295 sports blogs with more than 500 contributors that has raised nearly $24 million in funding since it was started by Tyler Bleszinski and his AthleticsNation blog in 2003.
On Friday, the Wilpons, who own the New York Mets, had a press conference to announce that they were exploring the idea of selling up to 25 percent of the team in order to raise funds for a possible settlement in the case brought against them by the trustee in the Madoff case.
With sales of female jerseys rising exponentially, there’s big business in selling player specific apparel to the female NFL fans. So, whose jersey sells the most? Click to find out!
Ben Roethlisberger has two Super Bowl rings and he’s heading for his third. But not many people are talking about the marketing bump he can receive if he joins an elite group of quarterbacks (Terry Bradshaw, Joe Montana, Troy Aikman and Tom Brady) that have won three titles.
What if your really, really wealthy parent or close relative were on life support? Would you decide to pull the plug before the end of next year—that is, by tomorrow night at midnight?
How much do you know about the finances, facts and figures that made 2010 a year like no other?
You’re an NFL coach and you’ve just gotten fired. Don’t worry. More of your gravy train is coming in the form of Coors Light ads. That’s if you’ve said anything funny at press conferences over the years.
CEO Chris Koch talked to me on and off camera about where the private company is headed before it’s sponsorship of the Pinstripe Bowl this Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
When you talk about free agent negotiations, the team that is willing to offer the largest amount of guaranteed money will win that player — give or take a couple million.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has signed his second straight international endorsement deal. This time it’s with Turkish Airlines.
The New York Jets' Darrelle Revis is among a number of athletes who are seeking federal trademark protection for their names, nicknames and even their catchphrases, the New York Times reports.
Even though he doesn’t spend much time in the public spotlight, Muhammad Ali is frequently mentioned as being one of the most recognized brands in the sports world.
Derek Jeter's contract negotiations have gone public. If you somehow haven't heard, the Yankees initial offer for their shortstop was a three-year, $45 million that Jeter's longtime agent Casey Close laughed at. Close's argument was easy to anticipate. Jeter's an icon, he's an essential Yankee or, perhaps better stated, he is the Yankees.
Thuuz is the brain child of venture capitalist Warren Packard, who sought to solve the problem of great game overload for today's sports fan.
With his Oklahoma State Cowboys football team at 9-1, Boone Pickens is the second proudest booster in the land. The No. 1 spot belongs to Phil Knight, of course, whose Oregon Ducks are undefeated and are in position to play in the BCS National Championship Game.
Open up, Major League Baseball now has an official cookie. Mrs. Fields Famous Brands has joined the league's licensing roster as part of the company's first ever sports partnership.
In the last month, thanks in part to the discussion over NFL hits and concussions, the athletic protective gear industry has been buzzing. And while there’s plenty of focus on helmets, the most revolutionary game changing product might be Evoshield, which hits mass retailers in January.
Although relatively uncommon, sports franchises do go bankrupt from time to time. Which major professional teams have gone bankrupt? Click to find out!
When the Tampa Bay Rays gave away 20,000 free tickets to their regular season home finale, many in the sports world were confused. No matter what your attendance is, how could you ever give away your product? Well, one sports executive, whose organization actually gives away all its tickets, thinks that the Rays should give away tickets to every game next year if it wants to increase revenues.
It's 1:15 p.m. and two newspaper vendors are furiously wheeling their steel newspaper carts around the building crowds coming to nearby AT&T Park to see Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco.