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The National Football League and the NFL's Referee Association are close to a deal to end the lockout—and regular referees could be on the field as soon as this weekend, according to ESPN.com.
Discussing the rumors the NFL and the locked-out referees are close to a deal, with Eric Macramalla, Gowlings partner. "I think the referees extracted a lot of leverage from the Packers-Seahawks game," he says.
Everyone's piling on the replacement refs in the NFL, but perhaps the most hilarious spoof of the series of bad calls is Replacement Google.
N.F.L. is stained with the ugly perception that its commissioner is willing to sacrifice the quality and integrity of the competition as long as the bottom line is favorable, the New York Times reports.
On the final play of Monday night's NFL game, a controversial touchdown call changed the game's outcome. Some sources say it was a $150-300 million dollar swing. Various Las Vegas sources told CNBC, it was much more than that.
On the final play of Monday night's game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, a Seahawks pass was called a touchdown when it appeared Green Bay had actually intercepted the ball. But does a "blown call" really matter?
A controversial call at the end of the NFL's Seahawks/Packers game had fans and team members shocked by the reversal of the call.
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.