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.
As one of two finalist, Bruce Ratner, Forest City Ratner Companies, discusses his plans to revamp the indoor arena.
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.
Live attendance in pro U.S. sports, basketball, football, and even motor car racing and college football, has declined or leveled off.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) wants to break up the banks, and Russian hockey player Ilya Kovalchuk of the NJ Devils is retiring. CNBC's John Carney, and Neil Weinberg American Banker, discuss.
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.
The founder of a Miami anti-aging clinic has agreed to talk to Major League Baseball about players linked to performance-enhancing drugs, The Associated Press reported.
Charlotte Motor Speedway will be roaring this Sunday as Nascar driver Danica Patrick takes the wheel for one of the biggest races of the year for her and her team.
It's Stanley Cup playoff time and despite the shortened season, hockey is at the top of its game, says NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.
Manchester United, the world's second most valuable soccer club, has appointed David Moyes as the club's manager, following the retirement of Alex Ferguson.
Long running manager of U.K. soccer club Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, is retiring, the club announced on Wednesday.
Chinese amateur teenage golfer Guan Tinglang's background is far from the typical rags-to-riches, product of a state sporting system story usually preferred by the Communist party. The FT reports.
Basketball in Great Britain is apparently growing. The British Basketball Association is putting on a full court press to entice investors for a new pro league.
Okay sports fans, which one of the four major athletic endeavors is better than the others when it comes to weathering the latest economic storm? Which one has proven to be recession proof?
A class action lawsuit marching through the courts could dramatically change the economics of college sports and the status of amateur athletics in the U.S.
After spending millions on Super Bowl ads, some companies are breaking the longstanding tradition of keeping the commercials under wraps until the big game and leaking them online.
NHL Commissioner, Gary Bettman, apologized to fans Wednesday as he announced the NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved a new labor agreement.