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Were refs dangerously close to losing control in the Ravens/Eagles game and the Broncos/Falcons game? Peter King, Sports Illustrated, discusses concern that the integrity of the game is being threatened and therefore the NFL brand.
At Friday's ribbon cutting for the Barclays Center, the new Brooklyn home for the NBA's Nets franchise, a transformation was clear. The New Jersey Nets were never cool. The BROOKLYN Nets are.
As the National Football League kicks off its season, America’s love of all things football could have a halo effect on the stocks of certain grocers and beverage makers, analysts told CNBC Tuesday.
A look at which snack and beverage companies are set to profit from this season's NFL games, with Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank senior analyst; and Jonathan Feeney Janney Montgomery Scott analyst.
Forget Friday's employment report. A better economic indicator just might be the one that kicks off Wednesday night: the National Football League.
It's a "non-scientific" study, but a Chicago group says fantasy football costs U.S. employers billions. Take a look at the hobby's effect on worker productivity.
Evidence is 'overwhelming' that New Orleans Saints players were given rewards for injuring opposing players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told CNBC’s on Monday.
Sports ticketing has always been under pricing and availability pressures—and subject to the wrath of fans. But a fairly new way of doing business is being tested by sports leagues, hoping to boost revenues and fan access.
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.
With the dangers of concussions being thrust out into the open is a participation decline around the corner?
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.
The hottest NFL rookie endorser, Robert Griffin III, has scored yet another sponsorship deal
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.
Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.
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.
Many NFL scouts and analysts believe that Luck is the closest thing to a "can't miss" quarterback on the field since (ironically) the man he is being asked to succeed, Peyton Manning. But, what are the prospects for Luck in the world of endorsements?
From the outside, The Ainsworth will look like every other bar in New York City tonight. Some TVs will be showing Game 7 of the Rangers/Senators series, while others will be tuned into the NFL Draft. But patrons on the inside will be able to see that bar is taking it a step further.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on several NFL draft prospects and the endorsement deals they've signed.
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.