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The NFL has been a part of the landscape for about as long as videogames have been around – and anything with such longevity tends to ruffle some feathers among both players and publishers.
I’ve received plenty of e-mail and tweets over the last couple days asking me about the Super Bowl ticket market that’s currently seeing tickets listed and sold in the $4,000 range. So let’s address some of the myths and facts.
The New England Patriots will play the New York Giants in the Super Bowl XLV in two weeks. CNBC's Darren Rovell looks at the economics of the big game.
Last August, as News Corporation scrambled to contain a phone-hacking scandal at its British newspaper unit, Chase Carey, the company’s president and chief operating officer, proposed an idea to his boss, Rupert Murdoch: buy back $5 billion worth of stock, the New York Times reports.
Last week all we (me) could talk about was Tim Tebow. Then he ran into Tom Brady.
The game is not only a chance for more revenue, but also a way to entice a new generation of fans to telecasts and league-related internet content.
Why do companies buy the most expensive ads on earth during the Super Bowl? The answer is simple, it's word of mouth. Ads last less than a minute, but getting people talking can keep your brand in the conversation for a long time. But you have to have a plan.
This year, a team with cheerleaders is guaranteed to make the Super Bowl, after Pittsburgh, the only AFC playoff team this year without cheerleaders, was eliminated.
His thoughts on the highly-anticipated Patriots game Robert Kraft, New England Patriots owner, who also says Tim Tebow's popularity is well-deserved.
Tom Brady and Tim Tebow are plenty marketable. But the two quarterbacks have two prominent deals that aren't exactly in slam-dunk endorsement categories: men's shoes and underwear.
Over the past year, Tim Tebow has grabbed the attention of the sports world. So much so, that his book “Through My Eyes,” written with Whitaker, was the best-selling sports book of the year. Nielsen Bookscan says that 185,000 books were sold, besting "ESPN: The Uncensored History, which sold 115,000 books in hardcover in 2011.
Each year, NFLShop.com releases the best-selling jerseys in the NFL and their list is presented here. This list represents jersey sales from April 1 to Sept. 30, 2011.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on New Era, a company that opened it's 11th flagship store in Los Angeles this month and provides headware for sports teams. Also, Pete Augustine, New Era president weighs in.
The last week of the calendar year is traditionally the Super Bowl for car dealers. And Bill Doraty, who owns a single Kia dealership in Medina, 30 miles south of Cleveland, is doing his part to try to make it even bigger. If the Cleveland Browns shut out the Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday, everyone who bought a Kia at his dealership this week gets their car for free.
This is the last year of the NFL's 10-year agreement with Reebok. Nike becomes the NFL's official provider of apparel in 2012, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.
NBC is paying $950 million a year to extend its rights to Sunday Night Football through the 2022 season. But NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus told “CNBC SportsBiz” that he’s confident the entire NBC Universal family will make a profit off the investment.
For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.
The NFL announced it has extended its TV contracts with CBS, Fox and NBC through the 2022 season, with Mark Lazarus, NBC Sports Group chairman, and CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Jockey, Nike and FRS are just some the companies that took a chance on Tim Tebow making it at the pro level against all odds. But the company that has likely reaped the most cash from Tebow's success if a Florida-based memorabilia company called Palm Beach Autographs.
At the risk of enraging his true believer fanatics, let me repeat the conclusion of nearly every professional scout who ever rated the young quarterback: Tebow is not skilled in the art of passing. His ability to read a defense is suspect. His mechanics are inefficient. His accuracy is lacking. He hasn't demonstrated an ability to hit a moving target. But those aren't the real problems with Tebow.