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Forget Friday's employment report. A better economic indicator just might be the one that kicks off Wednesday night: the National Football League.
It's a "non-scientific" study, but a Chicago group says fantasy football costs U.S. employers billions. Take a look at the hobby's effect on worker productivity.
This weekend, 35,000 Americans football fans descend on Dublin, Ireland. The reason? The Emerald Isle Classic, better known as the Notre Dame-Navy game. The game is not only the 86th time these two college football programs have faced off against each other, it is also a major economic event for Ireland's sluggish economy.
Some sports are more expensive than others. Some require expensive equipment, others require monthly fees, and others appear down-market at first but have hidden costs that can really add up. Click to see what some of these sports are.
More than three out of five of the sport's fans say that even in tough economic times, they will continue to support NASCAR sponsors over other brands.
Evidence is 'overwhelming' that New Orleans Saints players were given rewards for injuring opposing players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told CNBC’s on Monday.
Paul Ryan isn’t the only one in Washington who uses the P90X workout system, Michelle Obama and members of the Secret Service are using it too, Tony Horton, the creator, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
Jay-Z’s contributions to the Brooklyn Nets have been wildly disproportionate to his one-fifteenth ownership stake in the NBA team. And so are his expected earnings.
So which Olympians left their mark on the 2012 games and are the biggest names in business? Here’s a look at 10 Olympic athletes you can expect to cash in.
Investors have been lukewarm to the IPO of the world's most popular sports team, in part because of the debt its owner used to take possession of it.
Despite a disappointing initial public offering price, the CEO of Manchester United insists his soccer club is a “growth story” that investors can believe in, David Gill told CNBC Friday.
Shares of Manchester United opened slightly higher in their market debut than their $14 IPO price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.
UK soccer club Manchester United priced its U.S. IPO at $14 a share, below the expected range of $16 to $20 a share. The low pricing reflects IPO jitters in the wake of Facebook's post-IPO drop.
Teamwork is as important in business as in sports. Take a cue from Richard Branson, who successfully translates athletic skills into business success.
The initial public offering of Manchester United is on track to be finalized by Thursday evening in spite of some criticism over how one of the world’s most supported football clubs is going public, according to people close to the deal, the FT reports.
Despite some warning signs from the club's balance sheet and ownership, the roadshow is scoring well in advance of the offering.
Is the Olympic effect enough to turn GDP positive for the whole year? This will depend on the feel-good effect that arises after the games are over, writes Moorad Choudhry.
Maybe I am too swept up in the Olympic spirit, but whether we see an Olympic boom or bust, I hope we don’t worry too much about the economic impact from this event. Great Britain is surely more than the sum of its latest economic data.
From negative thinking to burnout, entrepreneurs can take cues from Olympic athletes. What leadership skills can you learn from professional athletes?
So what are some of the prohibited and restricted items in 2012 Olympic venues? Click ahead for some of the most interesting examples.