Phil McConkey, former NFL player, weighs in on the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots' use of under-pressurized footballs.» Read More
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Amy Barnett has been in the oversized American flag rental business for six years, but when the NFL called and said it needed to use her big flags stadiums around the country this past Sunday, Barnett had a problem.
As the NFL's Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints kicked off the football season on Thursday, even America's most popular sport finds that it isn't entirely spared by the recession.
Green Bay, Wisconsin, is one of my favorite places on earth. I know, it sound strange. Who'd pick the frozen tundra over the waves in Maui? Um, me.
Sharing insight into how the NFL league is faring financially since the recession and the latest on the stadium construction, with Mark Murphy, Green Bay Packers president/CEO and CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Weighing in on the employees that are able to work because the NFL lockout is over, with Robert Kraft, The Kraft Group chairman/CEO & New England Patriots owner.
When she was in high school, Barbara Cossman bought a magazine that had an audio chip in it. It was one of things that she never forgot. So when she came to the University of Michigan and became director of publications for the Wolverines, her dream was embed the audio file of a famous play into a gameday program. Saturday, Cossman's dream will become a reality, as Michigan has printed 15,000 programs to be sold for its game against Notre Dame. Each gameday program includes an audio file of "The Catch," Desmond Howard's famous touchdown against Notre Dame twenty years ago.
Peyton Manning's neck injury is bad for Colts fans, but it might be even worse for fantasy football owners who picked him right before the quarterback's rehabilitation issues became public.
PepsiCo and the NFL say they're renewing their long-term partnership with a new, multi-year deal that starts next year.
So, what are the 10 highest-priced NFL games this season? Click to find out!
It has been in the works for months and in my mind for years. Today I can finally proudly announce that my new show "CNBC SportsBiz: Game On" is a reality. The show will air every Friday night at 7pm ET on Versus beginning next week, Sept. 9.
It was quite a long shot when Michael Vick filed for bankruptcy in July 2008, but given the new six-year, $100 million contract the Eagles quarterback signed, the creditors are likely going to get back the $20.3 million Vick owes them.
When the NFL lockout was over, all parties were declared winners — the owners would lose just one preseason game, the players would get to play and the fans would get to see them. In the speed of the final negotiations, it wasn't yet clear. Now it is. The players didn't get much. Let's break it down as simply as we can.
Professional athletes need people to make their lives run smoothly, so click ahead to see careers in sports that are performed outside of the spotlight.
The latest and greatest performance enhancer, if you've been living under a rock, is deer antler velvet. On the surface, it seems like it could make sense. The coating on the antlers of young male deer that contribute to the growth of that part of their body could help athletes. First, the NFL prohibited Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson from endorsing it. Now, according to SI.com, Major League Baseball is warning players about using it.
It's something you'd never hear from a NFL fan, but I've certainly heard from more than a few DirecTV investors: Why doesn't DirecTV charge more for its Sunday Ticket package?
There was a lot more hanging in the balance than just the $3 billion in advertising revenue that football generates each season. Few franchises present better opportunities for brands and marketers to capture the hearts and minds of consumers than the NFL.
A class action lawsuit filed by former college athletes against the NCAA and Electronic Arts could take a huge bite out of the video game maker's revenues, should the athletes win the case.
A company which obtained the marketing rights to Bo Jackson is suing fast food company Chick-fil-A , saying the unauthorized use of the dual sport great in one of the chicken company's commercials damaged the potential of one of its products.
If there was one NFL-related business that might not recover from the short offseason due to the work stoppage, fantasy football would have been it.