U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher on Monday amid encouraging talk of stimulus in Asia, as investors eyed the week's economic data.» Read More
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If there's no deal reached with the players' union by Jan. 11, then most likely, the season is completely gone.
Forget the Cotton Bowl or the Sugar Bowl. It's time for the Taxslayer Bowl and the Beef O'Brady Bowl!
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Fans want to see certain NBA matchups very badly, and in some of these cases this has driven up prices for those games by 400 percent or more. Read ahead to see the 10 most expensive NBA tickets of the 2012-2013 season.
NEW YORK-- The Big East and The Madison Square Garden Co. have agreed to a multiyear extension of their contract that will keep the conference's postseason tournament in New York City. Madison Square Garden has been the home of the Big East tournament since 1983, making it the longest running conference tournament held at the same site in college basketball.
The NBA kicks off a series of international games abroad Friday. Not only is it an early look at the players, it's also a way for the league to make money, NBA Commissioner David Stern told CNBC.
With the announcement of an 8-year deal with Fox and TBS — combined with a recent deal with ESPN (owned by Walt Disney) — MLB basically will double its television revenue. Fox, whose parent company is Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, will pay more than $500 million a year.
The most intense competition might be for the space on players' wrists — and yours.
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?
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.
At 2:14 p.m. ET, Yahoo’s NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted that the Knicks and head coach Mike D’Antoni had parted ways. Less than an hour and a half later, Knicks fans were sent e-mails to secure their playoff tickets.
Take a look at some of Tuesday morning's early movers:
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers:
"Linsanity" has pushed shares of MSG up 15 percent on the year and to their highest level since it was spun out of Cablevision two years ago.
Stocks closed mixed in thin trading Friday ahead of the three-day holiday weekend, but all major averages logged robust gains for the week following some positive economic news and amid optimism that Greece will soon find a solution to its debt crisis.
The 48-day standoff between the MSG Network and Time Warner Cable ended Friday, according to two people aware of the resolution who were not authorized to speak publicly, the New York Times reports.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at why there is limited near-term upside for Weight Watchers stock … with a nod toward linsanity