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The New York Jets' Darrelle Revis is among a number of athletes who are seeking federal trademark protection for their names, nicknames and even their catchphrases, the New York Times reports.
For all the noise about concussions and helmets, some interesting news was all but buried yesterday. During a formal day-long conference put on by the NFL, top researchers and equipment makers gathered in name of improving helmet safety.
When I heard that former Anheuser-Busch executive Tony Ponturo was working with producer Fran Kirmser to take David Maraniss’ Lombardi book “When Pride Still Mattered” and adapt it to a Broadway show, I wondered what Tony was doing. But today marks the 7th week since the show debuted and it’s still going strong. So how did this all work out?
Direct sales giant Amway has tapped Kurt Warner to endorse its stable of vitamins and supplements under its Nutrilite brand.
Even though he doesn’t spend much time in the public spotlight, Muhammad Ali is frequently mentioned as being one of the most recognized brands in the sports world.
Had it not been for a shoulder injury five years ago, quarterback Drew Brees told CNBC Monday, his life may not have unfolded at it has.
I’m not privy to what Brett Favre or Jenn Sterger specifically presented to the NFL, but given that we know that Sterger had enough to have a 3 ½-hour meeting with the league, I’m going to give the benefit of the doubt to Sterger. What does that mean? It means that Favre could be suspended or fined for a violation of the league’s personal conduct policy. But will it stop him from playing?
Thuuz is the brain child of venture capitalist Warren Packard, who sought to solve the problem of great game overload for today's sports fan.
With his Oklahoma State Cowboys football team at 9-1, Boone Pickens is the second proudest booster in the land. The No. 1 spot belongs to Phil Knight, of course, whose Oregon Ducks are undefeated and are in position to play in the BCS National Championship Game.
Michael Vick might have paid his debt to society, but he certainly hasn’t paid his debts. Vick, who filed for bankruptcy two years ago while still in prison, owes creditors $20 million from a plan that was approved by the court in August of last year, two weeks after he signed a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Legal representatives of helmet manufacturer Schutt sent a letter to the NFL this week telling commissioner Roger Goodell to immediately end deceptive practices on the branding of helmet chin straps, CNBC has learned.
CNBC has obtained the latest list of top NFL jersey sales from April through October on NFLShop.com and Roethlisberger is nowhere to be found among the top 25. The last time he was out of the top 25 was early September of his rookie season six years ago, before he was made the Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback.
As if Sunday wasn’t bad enough, as 19.4 million people watched the Dallas Cowboys get blown out by the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football, there was a behind-the-scenes scramble in the early morning hours that day to make sure the team renewed the registration of its Web site.
From the glistening marble of Trump Tower, to NBC’s mega-hit, The Apprentice, the shadow of “The Donald” looms large over his eponymous empire.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones earned his reputation as a maverick when he butted heads with the league after signing his own sponsorship deals fifteen years ago. So when Jones decided to be the only owner to have his own merchandising deal, not many were surprised.
In the last month, thanks in part to the discussion over NFL hits and concussions, the athletic protective gear industry has been buzzing. And while there’s plenty of focus on helmets, the most revolutionary game changing product might be Evoshield, which hits mass retailers in January.
Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg's $593 million purchase of the Texas Rangers in a bankruptcy auction was only approved on August 12. Yet, here they are in the World Series. That got us thinking, over the last 30 years, what was the quickest amount of days to a title?
With Auburn currently in line to play for the national championship and with Nike relaunching his Air Trainer from Nike 1986 (now called the Air Trainer 1.2), we thought it was the perfect time to briefly sit down with two-sport great Bo Jackson.
What makes a defensive player more marketable? If it’s big hits, does that mean that the NFL’s announcement that hits that could cause head and neck injuries will affect the commercial potential of defensive players? One marketing executive says no.
A representative for Wrangler who has been handling the Brett Favre situation called the manager of Jenn Sterger, who the quarterback allegedly sent racy text and voice messages to when she was a Jets employee.