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
The British government is considering plans to shut down the department responsible for delivering the Olympic Games just weeks after the closing ceremony has taken place, as part of its austerity drive, sources close to the government have told CNBC.com.
While some have called Coke's further investment in Zico the next step to making it the next great beverage, others say coconut water, which has been heavily marketed as nature's sports drink, might be at its peak today.
Find out why the “Mad Money” host likes the yoga apparel maker’s growth prospects.
When Magic Johnson first heard that some producers wanted to make a play about his relationship and rivalry with Larry Bird, he thought they were crazy. Bird was just as skeptical.
The dollar figure on concussion-based lawsuits continues to mount by the day. On Thursday, the NFL’s official helmet maker, Riddell, filed suit in California against those that had insured its business with the league and are failing to indemnify the company against these claims.
Fifteen minutes before we are going on air, Bubba Watson is politely asking our makeup person Mary Ann what she is doing combing his hair. “I don’t need that,” Watson tells her. “I’m Bubba, Masters champion, that’s how my hair looks.” That, in a nutshell, is what makes Bubba Watson the most refreshing golfer on the PGA Tour, in a long time. Nah, make that ever.
Bubba Watson discusses his journey to winning $1.44 million at the 2012 Masters golf tournament in Georgia, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.
When the winning Magic Johnson/Guggenheim Partners Dodgers price emerged, there were many critics questioning the price paid for it.
In the days before the NFL Draft, top draftees typically sign one-off endorsement deals with companies like Subway and Sprint. It’s a quick deal that lasts for the draft period where brands get attention by latching themselves on to the hottest new names in professional football. But with each year, the effectiveness of these deals decline because it’s the same brands over and over again. Until now.
Increased television coverage, improved technology, Tiger Woods — all of these factors are leading bookies and casinos to believe that this week’s Masters could be the most wagered-on golf event in history. the New York Times reports.
The public means to put pressure on Payne, but Rometty is in a much tougher position. She has so much to lose.
With all the money involved in the sport, the question remains: who are the richest owners in baseball? Click ahead for the Top 10.
All the world loves a clown, except on the taxpayers dime.
If my calculations are right, tonight's tip time puts halftime around 10:30pm ET, the end of the game at around 11:50 pm ET and the annual tradition of One Shining Moment at around 10 minutes past midnight.
Michael Levine stood out in the room full of media at Tim Tebow’s Jets news conference on Monday. The co-head of CAA Sports, dressed in a dapper suit, schmoozed TV media types and looked on like a proud businessman. After all, Tim Tebow was his business. Well, sort of. CAA’s Hollywood rival, William Morris Endeavor, actually also counts Tebow as a client.
The typical corny sports cliches that often cross over into the world of business do not apply when describing Magic Johnson's winning bid for the Dodgers. This deal is not a slam dunk, it is not a touchdown, and it is far from a home run.
In the days after life started unraveling for Tiger Woods, it was hard to ever see the light. Hard to believe that he didn't alienate the masses. Hard to believe that he'd ever be marketable again.
When the 13th seeded Ohio Bobcats take on North Carolina tonight in the NCAA Tournament, the team is also playing the underdog role for its apparel sponsor, Russell Athletic.
The footwear company reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations and announced a $239 million stock buyback.
If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. However, sometimes the off-field injuries are so bizarre they become noteworthy.