National Football League


  • 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.

  • Great brands & NFL together for long term: Expert  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    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.

  • FCC votes on NFL blackout rules  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    The FCC is voting today on the NFL's television blackout rules. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the agency is expected to loosen its 40-year-old rules in spite of protests by the league.

  • Tackling NFL's problems  Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp weighs in on some of the problems facing the NFL and its brand. Sapp also discusses tonight's 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to honor The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

  • How sports can 'get back onside': Richard Parsons Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:44 AM ET
    Dick Parsons

    Pro sports leagues need to realize that "the line has moved" on what society deems as appropriate, says Richard Parsons, interim CEO of the LA Clippers.