More games overseas by the major U.S. sports are part of a growing effort to reach wider audiences.
For the most part, the size of a player's salary, or a team's payroll, didn't have a lot to do with a baseball team's entry into this postseason.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports that some teams haven taken lessons from "Moneyball." Two of this year's playoff teams had among the lowest salary totals in the majors.
As the hockey season begins, analysts say the NHL may never be in a better place as a sport.
"King James" teamed up with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet. The watch comes with an 18-karat pink gold case and black ceramic and diamond set push pieces.
The two sides were trading blame, rather than blood vials, over hGH. The banned substance is far harder to detect than steroids.
CNBC's Jane Wells is at Dodger Stadium with Stan Kasten, LA Dodgers CEO and part-owner. Kasten discusses ways the stadium has improved, as well as ticket sales. "Our support from our fans has been fantastic," he says. MLB footage used with permission of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. All rights reserved. Visit MLB.com.
The LA Dodgers have the highest payroll in the league, but will that bring the team from worst to first? CNBC's Jane Well has the details on the legendary team live from Dodgers stadium.(MLB footage used with permission of MLB Advanced Media. All rights reserved. Visit MLB.com.)
But there is more at stake in the Champions League than a shiny trophy. The tournament is critical for a club's financial success and poor performance could have a big impact on a team's economic health, according to analysts.
The Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 71-49 in the NL central division and have one of the best records in the majors. Robert Nutting, Pittsburgh Pirates chairman & majority owner, discusses what's driving his team's success.
The pace of athletes making the police blotter seems to have sped up dangerously this year.
A-Rod, along with 12 other Major League Baseball players faced suspensions today, and Time Warner Cable and CBS are still battling it out. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on tonight's headlines.
Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case.
Among 12 other MLB players suspended, Alex Rodriguez plans to make his season debut tonight despite his 2013 and 2014 sentence. Awaiting A-Rod's meet with the media, Chris Boden, CSN Chicago White Sox reporter, reports how the 3rd baseman's appeal could play out.
Few things strike a nerve with fans and the media as player salaries do. Who are this year's highest-paid players in each US team sport? Click ahead to find out.
13 Major League Baseball players have been suspended including Yankee, Alex Rodriguez. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports A-Rod's suspension is for the remainder of the 2013 season as well as the whole 2014 season.
According to reports, more than a dozen MLB players have been suspended from the league. Awaiting official word on New York Yankee, Alex Rodriguez, Robert Simmelkjaer, NBC Sports, breaks down what may happen if the 3rd baseman appeals.
Major League Baseball is pushing back its announcement on biogenesis punishments until later in the day. Bob Nightengale, USA Today Sports, offers insight on the details of Alex Rodriquez's expected suspension.
Scott Rosner, University of Pennsylvania professor, and Selena Roberts, "A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez" author assess the fallout from a suspension of the Yankee third baseman.
The Yankees' slugger will reportedly be suspended today and through the end of the 2014 season, reports Rob Simmelkjaer, NBC Sports. Rodriguez is likely to appeal the suspension.