Yesterday, I wrote about how it at least appeared like the NFL had done a good job in recovering from the ticket disaster at Super Bowl XLV. But after talking with two of the people who were among the 400 people who never got the seats they paid for, I'm not confident that's accurate...I’m not sure the experience of the fans was as positive as the league is suggesting it was.
When Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne walked into the Chicago Auto Show, he was smiling and shaking hands with Chrysler employees and carrying a confidence we haven't seen at Chrysler in years. Amazing how one ad in the Super Bowl can change the atmosphere at a company. You can feel the change at Chrysler. You can see it on face of Marchionne.
Most people know that tobacco is America's original cash crop, that smoking is stigmatized in modern American society and that tobacco farmers are a dying breed. But did you know that there's a thriving black market for cigarettes? And that 50 million Americans a day light up?
Hours after it aired during the Super Bowl, the Clint Eastwood Chrysler ad became one of the loudest flashpoints yet in the re-election campaign of President Obama, providing another reminder that in today’s polarized climate even a tradition as routine as a football championship can be thrust into a partisan light, The New York Times reports.
Clint Eastwood’s controversial Super Bowl ad for Chrysler was not an endorsement of anyone, the actor, director and Academy Award winner told CNBC Thursday.
For some observers, Super Bowl commercials are as much fun, and as important, as the game itself. Here are our top 10 picks.
In the world of illegal gambling, sporting events are far and away the biggest money maker. Click to see the top sports for illegal gambling.
The lifestyle of a sports star may seem glamorous with money, cars, homes and parties but it has its down side. And sports stars can be easy targets for financial scams.
MLB announces how much the World Series winners get in bonus money. What about when an NFL player wins the Super Bowl?
With an event that almost always sees ticket prices that at least double the face value, I often wondered why the NFL didn't increase its ticket prices for the Super Bowl. After all, it's not like there would be much of a public backlash. It's hard to put up an argument when the average price of tickets jump to three or four times face once the two teams are set.
With more than 40 percent of NFL fans being female, jerseys tailored for women have become popular in recent years. So it’s interesting to see what jerseys men buy that women don’t and vice versa.
When the NFL and the Dallas Cowboys announced that they’d be selling tickets to fans who wanted to stand outside the stadium for the Super Bowl, many people laughed at the concept and the $200 price tag. But it might be the league and the Cowboys who have the last laugh.
With sales of female jerseys rising exponentially, there’s big business in selling player specific apparel to the female NFL fans. So, whose jersey sells the most? Click to find out!
The Super Bowl promises to be a hair-raising matchup between two former USC Trojans, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.
A ranking of the top 10 teams that take the most monetary advantage of their cheerleaders.
Football fans aren’t the only ones looking forward to the upcoming Super Bowl game between the Steelers and the Packers. Cybercriminals are just as eager for the big event.
If weather cooperates, I will be leaving tomorrow to cover the business of the Super Bowl live from Dallas. But Friday night, after I do my last on air appearance, I’m boarding a plane and flying home before the game.
It appears as though the disastrous weather that came to Dallas this weekend, won't affect the ticket market much, as fans — for the most part — have been able to get down here.
The horrible weather week that was called by Dallas meteorologists as the worst week in 15 years definitely put a smacking on the Super Bowl economy.