National Football League


  • Move over, Dallas Cowboys. America has a new team Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    The Denver Broncos fell short against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII, but they can now claim the title of America's favorite team.

  • 49ers Kaepernick fined for flouting Beats ban Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    Colin Kaepernick

    49ers QB Colin Kaepernick wore Beats headphones at a press conference and got fined for flouting the league’s ban on the headgear, Re/code reports.

  • NFL headphone fines     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    The NFL has fined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick $10,000 for wearing his bright pink set of "Beats by Dre" before Sunday's game and during the post-game press conference.

  • Start Andre Williams? The Najarians know     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Who do you start? Who do you sit? And who's a sleeper. Former NFLers and Optionmonsters Pete and Jon Najarian offer up this week's picks on CNBC.com Fantasy Football Weekly. With CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • NFL fanatics want (winner's) apparel     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Despite recent scandals NFL merchandise is soaring. Doug Mack, Fanatics CEO, says sales of NFL gear are up 20 percent so far this season.

  • Floyd Mayweather scores $1.4M on a bet on the Colts Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends the 2014 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, July 16, 2014.

    Floyd Mayweather takes home $1.4 million in one bet on the Colts. USA Today reports.

  • NFL's next TV deal     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    Discussing how much the NFL could fetch in its next TV deal, despite the scandals, with Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine executive editor. Ozanian also reveals Forbes' top athlete with the biggest brand value.

  • All-America Survey: NFL's tarnished image     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results from CNBC's All-America Economic Survey about how badly the NFL's image has been hurt by recent scandals.

  • NFL only 1-2 years from Los Angeles return: Report Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City.

    A league source claims that the NFL will send one or two teams back to Los Angeles within the next 12 to 24 months. NBC Sports reports.

  • Athlete stocks: NFL’s Vernon Davis, the next GE? Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    San Francisco 49ers’ Vernon Davis (85) runs the ball against Dallas Cowboys’ Sterling Moore (26) in Arlington, Texas.

    NFL fans already are emotionally invested in the sport, but those who want to become financially invested can buy stocks of players.

  • Invest in a football player?     Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    Fantex Holdings provides an opportunity to investors to invest in professional athletes. Jack Brewer, The Brewer Group CEO, provides the athlete's perspective, and Buck French, Fantex Holdings co-founder and CEO, says the company plans to sign athletes across the world of sports.

  • Turning athletes into stocks     Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    How to invest in NFL players, and the risks associated with the investment, with Buck French, Fantex Holdings co-founder and CEO.

  • NFL strikes new long-term deal with DirecTV Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    DirecTV stock spiked almost 2 percent in after-hours trading.

  • FCC commissioner: NFL blackouts were obsolete Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:31 PM ET
    Ajit Pai, commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission

    FCC commissioner Ajit Pai doesn't expect the NFL to rush to pay TV now that TV blackouts are banned.

  • NFL vs. FCC: Blackout rule sacked     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to eliminate the NFL's blackout rule. FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, discusses the vote and if the NFL will migrate to pay television.

  • Miles Nadal, MDC Partners chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on brand associations with the National Football League.

  • I believe in NFL Commissioner Goodell: Joe Namath Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:43 PM ET
    Joe Namath

    Football legend Joe Namath discusses the NFL scandals and his push to find treatment for traumatic brain injury.

  • Joe Namath confident in NFL's Goodell     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    Former NFL quarterback Joe Namath shares his opinions on recent issues plaguing the National Football League.

  • Joe Namath tackles head injuries     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 3:42 PM ET

    Former NFL quarterback Joe Namath is taking on the fight against debilitating effects of brain injuries.

  • FCC votes to ditch sports TV blackout rule Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    The FCC votes unanimously to eliminate the 4-decade-old TV blackout rule for games that do not sell out.