CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Manchester United is believed to be close to announcing a record breaking deal with Nike that will be worth $1 billion over the next 10 years.» Read More
Richard Scudamore, CEO of Premier League, tells CNBC that football clubs can't be treated as just pure open-market enterprises.
Richard Scudamore, chief executive of Premier League, tells CNBC that David Moyes had no grounds for claiming that the fixture list was rigged.
Soccer clubs in Britain are slashing their spending on player transfers and wages, according to new research, as regulations designed to bolster clubs’ finances come into play.
Ramon Vega, founder at Vega Swiss Asset Management, discusses whether football teams can make money by buying the best players in the world.
Few things strike a nerve with fans and the media as player salaries do. Who are this year's highest-paid players in each US team sport? Click ahead to find out.
NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports protesters are upset because the country has spent $26 billion to prepare for the World Cup; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports just how horrible the demonstrations have become.
Around 500 fans stormed into a stadium in Shanghai to get a glimpse of the football star, climbing over vehicles and barbed wire fences to enter the heavily guarded fields. At least 5 people were injured in the stampede.
The winner of England's Football League Championship will come away 120 million pounds ($181 million) richer, according to sports business analysts who called it "the biggest financial prize in football".
Herbert Hainer, CEO of Adidas, tells CNBC how they are helping to grow soccer in the United States in partnership with Major League Soccer.
Ian Livingston, CEO of BT, tells CNBC about their plans to make premier league soccer matches free for their broadband customers, directly coming up against Sky.
Ian Livingston, CEO of BT, jokes that there might be a funny coincidence in the timing of Alex Ferguson's resignation.
Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, tells CNBC that Alex Ferguson created a model of how modern football should be managed as a business.
Sir Alex Ferguson, legendary manager of Manchester United will retire after the club's final match on Sunday, reports CNBC's Ross Westgate.
U.K.'s Liverpool Football Club may not be enjoying the success it has become accustomed to but Ian Ayre, the club's managing director told CNBC that U.S. owners Fenway Sports respect the club's history and are in it to invest for the long term.
Red Sox owner John Henry also owns the Liverpool Football Club. Ian Ayre, Liverpool Football Club managing director, offers insight on the business of soccer.
Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world but he's virtually unknown in the United States. However, Adidas believes Messi is such a transcendent star, it just launched a global retail brand of shoes and apparel that are all about him.
David Beckham arrived in China on Tuesday as an ambassador to help develop young players as the country tries to clean up its football image after a spate of corruption scandals.
Spanish football clubs spending less on players speaks to the league's ongoing problems with debt.
CNBC's John Carney and Brian Shactman discuss the DOJ's lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, and a new soccer probe uncovering betting profits of $11 billion.
Emirates airline sealed a five-year branding deal with Formula One motor racing on Tuesday as it tries to outdo regional rivals for global prominence.