Sports Business

Meet the Secret Group Earning $8 Billion From the Olympics

The secretive group that runs the Olympics is expected to earn a record $8 billion in the 2009-2012 quadrennial cycle, according to Sportcal. Formed to promote "Olympism," the International Olympic Committee doesn't get rich off the Games, but they do enjoy themselves.

Meet Golf's Most Powerful Person. It's Not Tiger Woods

Eric Affeldt has been ranked higher than both Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus. Not when it comes to the world's top golfers, but on Golf Inc.'s ranking. Affeldt is CEO of ClubCorp, which owns or operates more than 150 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, alumni clubs and resorts.

NFL Season Ticket Sales Take a Hit From Weak Economy

The NFL's TV ratings are stronger than ever, but it's facing its third straight year of declining season ticket sales. With the economy still sputtering, and real prices for tickets soaring, teams are struggling to attract fans to watch America's most popular pro sport in person.