Although he is best known for his celebrated career spent behind the plate for the New York Yankees from the late 1940's until the early 1960s, Yogi Berra is also a successful businessman.
With all the money involved in the sport, the question remains: who are the richest owners in baseball? Click ahead for the Top 10.
With Opening Day around the corner small businesses in big league cities with downtown ballparks eagerly await the arrival of their teams from spring training, drawing hordes to the area.
The typical corny sports cliches that often cross over into the world of business do not apply when describing Magic Johnson's winning bid for the Dodgers. This deal is not a slam dunk, it is not a touchdown, and it is far from a home run.
In the days after life started unraveling for Tiger Woods, it was hard to ever see the light. Hard to believe that he didn't alienate the masses. Hard to believe that he'd ever be marketable again.
If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. However, sometimes the off-field injuries are so bizarre they become noteworthy.
Some celebrities, including Lauryn Hill, fell out of good standing with the IRS, and paid dearly for it. Read ahead to see some of the celebrities who just didn’t get that return in on time.
There are few things more convenient than living near one’s workplace, but baseball players travel during the season. See where some of Major League Baseball’s stars live during spring training.
There are some very sophisticated business people bidding for the Los Angeles Dodgers. One clearly knows how to make money. The other knows how sports businesses work. And yet, no one I talk to can figure out how there's money to be made if the Dodgers are sold for more than $1.3 billion, as has been speculated.
A judge has ruled that owners of the New York Mets professional baseball team owe up to $83 million to the trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff investors.
For years, fans have held mini heads of players on a stick. I remember holding one myself in 1999 of our best player Evan Eschmeyer while I was at Northwestern.
Former all-star pitcher, Curt Shilling, 38 Studios founder & chairman, discusses his company's new video game, "Kings of Amalur: Reckoning", with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
It's not easy, but teams in places like St. Louis, Milwaukee, Tampa and Minneapolis-St. Paul have found ways to win on the field, as well as economically, against their big-market competitors.
Across the NFL and MLB, team owners know wealthy individuals and big corporations are willing to pay big bucks for a private box. It's an unbeatable formula.
Who are these die-hard celebrity sports fans? Find out who made our list and how much just one of their tickets might cost.
Tom Brady and Tim Tebow are plenty marketable. But the two quarterbacks have two prominent deals that aren't exactly in slam-dunk endorsement categories: men's shoes and underwear.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on New Era, a company that opened it's 11th flagship store in Los Angeles this month and provides headware for sports teams. Also, Pete Augustine, New Era president weighs in.
For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.
On Thursday night, word swirled around the Twitterverse that Chris Paul could be on his way to the Lakers in a trade with the Rockets and the Hornets. At best, the Hornets get a couple of starters and a draft pick. At worst? An all out PR disaster for the league within minutes of ratifying its 10-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the players.
What do athletes owe the fans? That's the question many in St. Louis are asking today. Some fans think it's delivering the goods and boy has Albert Pujols done that. But some fans think that they're owed eternal loyalty. That's not fair. It's not fair to LeBron James and it's not fair to Albert Pujols. Athletes deserve to go somewhere to get more money and they deserve to go somewhere where they think they can better win a title.