Disney's ESPN saw a 3.2 percent drop in subscribers, in a market where viewers are migrating to newer forms of sports coverage.» Read More
Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.
Nike, which reports after the bell on Thursday, not only provides insight into the American economy, but also gives a great snapshot of business in China. Here are three things to look for.
Hooters girls drafted to man the sidelines during spring training are throwing the game a curveball. Over the last two weeks, there have been several errors, as some Hooters girls attempted to "wing" it playing America's pastime.
The NFL and Providence Equity Partners have formed a new investment partnership. Eric Grubman, NFL Ventures & Business Operations, offers insight.
While market trading may slow down during March Madness, hackers are ramping up to get you in their own brackets. Here's how to protect yourself.
The NFL has settled a lawsuit relating to the use of retired players' images, agreeing to contribute $42 million to a newly established Common Good Fund that will be administered by a group of retired players. NBC reports.
If you're looking to win big during March Madness, you better pay more attention to your bracket than your portfolio, according to a new study, with CNBC's Brian Shactman; Alex Edmans, Wharton Business School; and Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial.
Ad prices for the NCAA championship game will hit a high this year as the tournament rakes in more revenue than the Super Bowl, NFL playoffs and the World Series, USA Today reports.
What's the best way to slam dunk your rivals at work and walk away with your own championship crown? A couple of experts and self described statistical geeks weigh in.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.
The NCAA basketball tournament has a reputation for sucking the productivity out of offices everywhere. But a new report calls the conventional wisdom into question.
Mike Aresco, Big East commissioner, discusses how conference realignment will impact the future of Big East athletics.
The NCAA tourney is infamous for the productivity loss it supposedly engenders, but it's hardly the costliest workplace distraction.
Kayla, Carney and Tyler talk sugar, smart phones, and basketball players in North Korea.
Vice Media CEO Shane Smith says North Korea loves basketball, and in particular the Chicago Bulls. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
The Heat are on an impressive 19-game winning streak, led by Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and an important part of the trifecta—Dwyane Wade.
Daily fantasy sports sites, which have provided people with a legal way to play the odds online, seem increasingly vulnerable to legal challenge. The New York Times writes.
Mary Jo White will likely face questions about her work for big Wall Street clients when senators on Tuesday consider her nomination to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, while one lawmaker wants to talk football.
The country's biggest industrial company and most popular professional sports league are teaming up to take on the critical issue of head injuries in the NFL, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Jeff Kilburg, CNBC contributor, weighs in.
Six months after showing a series of eye-popping kicks on Google's YouTube, Havard Rugland, the 28 year old Norwegian social worker, is getting legitimate looks from the National Football League.