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Sports fans hold strong opinions about basketball salaries, but economics professor David Berri developed a statistical method to see which players are the most overpaid.
When the Seattle Supersonics moved to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder, there likely wasn’t a single person who would have predicted that the team would become the hottest ticket in the NBA.
In a story I wrote here on CNBC.com on November 21, 2011 about the NBA Lockout called, "Small Business Owners Getting Squeezed by NBA Lockout" I was duped by a "source" and I'd like to explain to you my readers what happened.
Yes, the NBA lockout is about millionaires fighting billionaires, but it's also about so many others whose livelihood depends on the game, here are a few of their stories.
Since 2006, I have been telling you who is going to win the title. Since that time, I have had the champion on my list all six times.
What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.
For every Michael Jordan, there are dozens who have just a brief moment in the sun. Read ahead to see athletes who faded away after their 15 minutes of fame.
Corporations have made social media connectivity an important aspect of their marketing campaigns, allowing them to communicate with their customers, develop their brand, and even offer special promotions.
By now, most people have gotten the memo that there’s money to be made in technology, including professional athletes. Check out the athletes who have chosen the tech sector as their next arena of competition.
The University of Missouri said it could earn as much as $12 million more per year from an new TV deal in the Southeastern Conference, compared to the deal it had in the Big 12.
As the Oklahoma City Thunder gets ready to take on the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals tonight, there’s an off-the-court distraction that could impact the team’s business.
He won't be a doctor until Saturday but that's not stopping basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal from prescribing humor for today's business executive.
This morning, the Brooklyn Nets unveiled their new logos on CNBC.
For some, feuds are as integral to spectator sports as the game itself. Read ahead to see which recent sports feuds have been exciting, thrilling and explosive.
It’s the ultimate National Basketball Association popularity contest: The annual list of the league’s best-selling jerseys!
With the last game of the regular season tonight, the NBA released its traditional jersey sales rankings on Thursday morning, based on sales at its online store and its temporary store in Manhattan.
When Magic Johnson first heard that some producers wanted to make a play about his relationship and rivalry with Larry Bird, he thought they were crazy. Bird was just as skeptical.
When the winning Magic Johnson/Guggenheim Partners Dodgers price emerged, there were many critics questioning the price paid for it.
Golf season is officially underway. Brandel Chamblee, of the Golf Channel, weighs in.
Billionaires can buy every toy that catches their fancy, including antique cars, jumbo jets, and spaceships. What are some of the toys the world’s billionaires have bought?