National Football League


  • Verizon CEO addresses NFL issues     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has commented on his company's strategy regarding brand issues and its relationship with the NFL.

  • AP Top Financial News At 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Tomorrow, the world. Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable Stocks creep higher after jobless claims drop Volatile apartment sector reduces US home building Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct Average US 30- year mortgage rate at 4.23 percent Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign Scotland's independence vote puts UK union on edge PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern Alibaba symbol of China's new tech giants

  • PepsiCo CEO speaks out on NFL     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on comments made by PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi on the NFL's handling of recent issues.

  • NFL's Jonathan Dwyer charged with assault     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:31 AM ET

    Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested at the team's training facility for alleged domestic violence.

  • What the NFL must do now: Ex-Anheuser-Busch exec Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:10 PM ET
    Budweiser beer sits on display under a sign inside the Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis, Mo.

    If the NFL doesn't want to lose sponsors, it must act soon, the former head of sports marketing for Anheuser-Busch said.

  • Will NFL advertisers pull sponsorships?     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Discussing how advertisers are dealing with the NFL's handling of behaviors, with Tony Ponturo, former Anheuser-Busch VP of media and CEO of Ponturo Management.

  • Sponsors take aim at NFL     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    Following controversial events involving NFL players, CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at the reactions of big sponsors.

  • NFL sponsor wrath: Can they change the league? Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 3:31 PM ET
    Sponsor signage at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014

    Major sponsors have made public statements criticizing the NFL over its handling of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. Will the displeasure take hold?

  • Just don't do it: Nike puts Adrian Peterson on ice Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings

    Nike said it had suspended its contract with National Football League athlete Adrian Peterson over allegations of child abuse.

  • NFL's PR problem     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Nike has suspended its contract with NFL running back Adrian Peterson. Rick Horrow, Horrow Sports Ventures, discusses the challenges facing the league.

  • Nike suspends contract with Adrian Peterson     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings warms up prior to a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on September 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri

    CNBC's Dominic Chu provides insight to Nike's statement over why it suspended its contract with NFL running back Adrian Peterson.

  • NFL needs 'zero tolerance' approach: Texans owner Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 9:44 AM ET
    Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings

    But Bob McNair also says he stands 100 percent behind NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in his capacity to run the league.

  • We are being held to a higher standard and need to act accordingly, says Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, discussing why the NFL needs to have "zero tolerance" towards players that commit crimes.

  • The Minnesota Vikings have decided to place star running back Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner's Permission list.

  • Anheuser-Busch lashes out at NFL over incidents Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 6:54 PM ET

    Major sports sponsor Anheuser-Busch on Tuesday roundly criticized the National Football League over a series of recent off-field scandals.

  • Anheuser-Busch not happy with NFL's miscreants     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Anheuser-Busch is not satisfied with the NFL's handling of recent incidents. The company has shared their concerns and expectations with the NFL.

  • Stiffed restaurant sells NFL star receipt on eBay Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:42 PM ET
    Receipt signed by LeSean McCoy as shown on eBay

    The restaurateur who publicly blasted LeSean McCoy for leaving a 20-cent tip told CNBC he won't apologize for starting the controversy.

  • NFL brand tarnished but remains 'unbreakable': Pro Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings warms up prior to a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on September 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri

    The NFL is scrambling for some good-news daylight, but as brands go, America's game appears utterly indestructible, NBC reports.

  • Three new hires at NFL     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports current NFL vice president of community affairs Anna Isaacson will take on a new role in the league. Also, the league has retained the services of three senior advisors.

  • NFL reputation on the line?     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports discusses how the National Football League is handling several issues, including domestic violence and charges of child abuse.