Brazil Summer Olympics' athletes will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming ill and unable to compete. The Associated Press reports.» Read More
CNBC.com presents a list of competitive activities for kids, and what parents can expect to pay for their child’s involvement. Some are academic, some are in the arts and some are meant to develop strategic thinking. But all of them carry a price tag much higher than you’d expect.
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.
Experts say there's little question the sport's fourth lockout in the last 20 years will have lasting damage.
This weekend in California an estimated 19,000 runners will try to outrun 500 zombies as part in a 5k obstacle course called Run For Your Lives.
Is Armstrong, the man, the god of cycling, resigned to disgrace in the public eye? Possibly. But not necessarily.
After several sponsors dropped Lance Armstrong, some brand experts wondered if his cancer-fighting charity, Livestrong, would survive.
Lance Armstrong started Wednesday morning with 11 sponsors listed on his website, LanceArmstrong.com. By 6 p.m. Eastern Time, all but three would renounce their relationship with the legendary cyclist.
Would you give up everything you had in the pursuit of a dream? Evelyn Stevens gave up her career as an investment banker in 2008 and ended up cycling for the U.S. Olympic team in London just three years later.
Vice President Joe Biden is a “very skillful” debater who could give Paul Ryan a run for his money, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson said Wednesday.
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.
What does Larry Ellison do with all those mansions — and what's he going to do with that $500,000 Hawaiian island? And why does he need a $4 billion line of credit? The Oracle CEO spoke about his curious spending habits in an exclusive interview with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
So what are the average costs for a family of four to see an NFL game up close and in person? Click to find out.
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.
After three tumultuous weeks, the National Football League’s long national nightmare is over. Now, the question remains if the sports world’s most lucrative organization can recover its bearings with a fan base that remains riled up over the refereeing fiasco.
The most intense competition might be for the space on players' wrists — and yours.
Vote on the top 3 finalists for ego trip of the week. One will be crowned the winner.
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that Monday night's blown call at the Seattle Seahawks/Green Bay Packers game helped push the league and referees to reach an agreement on a new contract.
The National Football League and the NFL's Referee Association are close to a deal to end the lockout—and regular referees could be on the field as soon as this weekend, according to ESPN.com.
Everyone's piling on the replacement refs in the NFL, but perhaps the most hilarious spoof of the series of bad calls is Replacement Google.
N.F.L. is stained with the ugly perception that its commissioner is willing to sacrifice the quality and integrity of the competition as long as the bottom line is favorable, the New York Times reports.