Basketball star Kobe Bryant will end his NBA career after the current season.» Read More
As the hockey season begins, analysts say the NHL may never be in a better place as a sport.
Lebron James, NBA's Miami Heat player, discusses teaming up with high-end luxury watch maker Audemars Piguet to design a limited-edition timepiece, where some of the proceeds will go to charity.
"King James" teamed up with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet. The watch comes with an 18-karat pink gold case and black ceramic and diamond set push pieces.
The Miami Heat star talks basketball, his brand and what lies ahead for his future.
Shaquille O'Neal, Sacramento Kings minority owner, and Vivek Ranadive, Sacramento Kings owner, discuss why the former NBA star invested in the team, and the plans to revitalize the downtown Sacramento area.
Shaquille O'Neal calls himself a businessman who just happens to be athletic—and now he just happens to own a piece of a basketball team.
CNBC's Andrea Day reports on former NBA player Tate George, who has been charged with heading a $2 million Ponzi scheme.
Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.
The two sides were trading blame, rather than blood vials, over hGH. The banned substance is far harder to detect than steroids.
But there is more at stake in the Champions League than a shiny trophy. The tournament is critical for a club's financial success and poor performance could have a big impact on a team's economic health, according to analysts.
The pace of athletes making the police blotter seems to have sped up dangerously this year.
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.
While fans may use Twitter to express their love or disdain for players, the NBA has a much higher purpose for its engagement.
With over 400 million fans and followers, and two-thirds of its players on Twitter, the NBA is the #1 sports league on social media.
There's been no shortage of reaction to the suspension of Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun for the 65 games left in the season. But the biggest surprise is what players are saying.
NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley sits down with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo at the Century Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament. "I probably wouldn't bet on myself winning, you got to know your limitations, one of the keys to being successful" Barkley on his odds in the tournament. He also weighs in on the George Zimmerman case.
Live attendance in pro U.S. sports, basketball, football, and even motor car racing and college football, has declined or leveled off.
Most of the contenders that could afford to compete are funded by a single source—a billionaire. Staging the event itself is estimated to cost as much as $100 million.
Want to know what $100 million will buy you? A sail boat so fast and sleek that its technology is more like an aircraft than a watercraft.
Former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is facing murder charges. Which sports have the highest arrest rates? Patrick Rishe, Sports & Economic writer, offers insight.