Lebron James racked up $300 million in the shoe business in 2012. Can Kobe Bryant's new "Kobe 9" shoe succeed? CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.» Read More
Shaquille O'Neal calls himself a businessman who just happens to be athletic—and now he just happens to own a piece of a basketball team.
CNBC's Andrea Day reports on former NBA player Tate George, who has been charged with heading a $2 million Ponzi scheme.
Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.
The two sides were trading blame, rather than blood vials, over hGH. The banned substance is far harder to detect than steroids.
But there is more at stake in the Champions League than a shiny trophy. The tournament is critical for a club's financial success and poor performance could have a big impact on a team's economic health, according to analysts.
The pace of athletes making the police blotter seems to have sped up dangerously this year.
Few things strike a nerve with fans and the media as player salaries do. Who are this year's highest-paid players in each US team sport? Click ahead to find out.
While fans may use Twitter to express their love or disdain for players, the NBA has a much higher purpose for its engagement.
With over 400 million fans and followers, and two-thirds of its players on Twitter, the NBA is the #1 sports league on social media.
There's been no shortage of reaction to the suspension of Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun for the 65 games left in the season. But the biggest surprise is what players are saying.
NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley sits down with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo at the Century Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament. "I probably wouldn't bet on myself winning, you got to know your limitations, one of the keys to being successful" Barkley on his odds in the tournament. He also weighs in on the George Zimmerman case.
Live attendance in pro U.S. sports, basketball, football, and even motor car racing and college football, has declined or leveled off.
Most of the contenders that could afford to compete are funded by a single source—a billionaire. Staging the event itself is estimated to cost as much as $100 million.
Want to know what $100 million will buy you? A sail boat so fast and sleek that its technology is more like an aircraft than a watercraft.
Former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is facing murder charges. Which sports have the highest arrest rates? Patrick Rishe, Sports & Economic writer, offers insight.
Ken Goldin, Goldin Auctions, discusses the items up for auction in a Kobe Bryant memorabilia auction that takes place from June 17th through July 19th. Bryant's lawsuit to stop the auction has been settled. Also up for auction, the bat Jackie Robinson used during his MVP season.
How much cash could LeBron James likely get from winning the NBA title? Not as much as you might think
The founder of a Miami anti-aging clinic has agreed to talk to Major League Baseball about players linked to performance-enhancing drugs, The Associated Press reported.
Billionaire Vivek Ranadive, founder & CEO of TIBCO Software, explains how his company can help others process huge amounts of data, and discusses his purchase of the NBA's Sacramento Kings.
Charlotte Motor Speedway will be roaring this Sunday as Nascar driver Danica Patrick takes the wheel for one of the biggest races of the year for her and her team.