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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.
On the final play of Monday night's NFL game, a controversial touchdown call changed the game's outcome. Some sources say it was a $150-300 million dollar swing. Various Las Vegas sources told CNBC, it was much more than that.
What should the NFL do about Monday Night's blown call by referees?
On the final play of Monday night's game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, a Seahawks pass was called a touchdown when it appeared Green Bay had actually intercepted the ball. But does a "blown call" really matter?
At Friday's ribbon cutting for the Barclays Center, the new Brooklyn home for the NBA's Nets franchise, a transformation was clear. The New Jersey Nets were never cool. The BROOKLYN Nets are.
As the National Football League kicks off its season, America’s love of all things football could have a halo effect on the stocks of certain grocers and beverage makers, analysts told CNBC Tuesday.
CNBC talked to Joe Cahn, otherwise known as the Commissioner of Tailgating, about how it’s changed and some of the associated expenses.
Adidas is hoping to inspire consumers with basketball star Derrick Rose's tale of recovery from an ACL injury with a campaign that gives consumers a peek behind the scenes. They also are not waiting for Rose's return to launch a new line of shoes and apparel under the D Rose logo.
What makes tickets to some college football games so expensive? Chris Matcovich, director of data communications at TiqIQ, provides his insight into what the magic combination of factors might be.
The average ticket resale price for Penn State has gone down this year. How low will it go?
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.