Experts discuss ways to save on Super Bowl party costs.
Experts discuss ways to save on Super Bowl party costs.
Black Friday sales have been starting earlier and earlier, and now, Walmart is pushing the retail craziness even further: It will open its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, before the evening's football game between the Jets and the Patriots even kicks off.
How do you keep fans paying top dollar to attend live gridiron contests in an era when DIRECTV's NFL Sunday Ticket broadcasts every single game into living rooms? Make attendance more entertaining, that's how.
Warren Sapp, formerly an unstoppable defensive tackle with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders, is bankrupt after a bad real estate deal sapped his NFL wealth.
The NFL showed off its new uniforms from Nike Tuesday, and there's buzz building before they even reach stores. You may not notice much difference between old and new gear, but even for a linebacker-sized company like Nike, this NFL deal is big business.
Retailers and consumer products companies are on charging downfield toward a touchdown on Super Bowl Sunday. Consumer spending related to the big game is expected to reach an all-time high this year, with the average watcher projected to shell out $63.87 on Super Bowl-related merchandise.
Good news, Packers fans. This week only, you actually can own a piece of the Pack for the low, low price of just $250. Just don't plan on ever being able to sell your shares in the team for a profit.
The NFL has something broadcasters lust after: a reliably strong source of ratings. So as its football games migrate onto smartphones, iPads, and anything else with a screen, its no surprise that CBS, Fox and NBC -- not to mention Sirius, Westwood One Radio and Verizon -- are all lining up to pay billions to carry them.
The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers got the NFL's approval this week to sell more stock to the public, but even the Pack can't compete with the buzz of another anticipated "football" stock offering: Manchester United. Certainly owning stock in a team makes for great pub talk, but is it a wise investment?
In a shaky economy, you might be tempted to moonlight as a scalper for extra cash. Brittany Menard, author of "The Ticket Broker Guide," offers 10 tips to help you do it right. Here's what you need to know to conquer the ticket trade part time.
Broadcasters Shudder At The Thought Of The Football Season Being Canceled
Super Bowl XLV, which aired on Fox on Sunday, attracted 111 million viewers, making it the most-watched television program of all time, Nielsen said Monday.
It's hard to fathom that something as mundane as weather could affect employment statistics. But it clearly does. And it also has big impact on how much work actually gets done. And beyond the snows of winter, there's distractions like the Super Bowl that keep worker from their duties.
After the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers meet Sunday in Super Bowl XLV, only one team will hoist the Lombardy Trophy. But the so-called "Super Bowl indicator" says this year's match-up forecasts a bull market no matter which team wins.
Super Bowl XLV will set records both for stadium attendance and for event fund-raising, and North Texas corporations haven't been shy to put out the welcome mat for their favored clients. How much will communities and local businesses score from the big game?
The Super Bowl is ripe for scam artists looking to lure excited fans away from their money. Pennsylvania's Acting Attorney General Bill Ryan says...
Once Anathema, More Super Bowl Advertisers Pre-release Ads - But Do Viewers Tune in on Game Day?
There's no doubt about the Super Bowl's importance in sports, but its potential to boost the economy is more hardly a sure touchdown.
Ticketing website StubHub has suspended sales of tickets for next weeks Bowl Championship Series title football game because one seller did not have enough tickets to fill orders. On Wednesday, StubHub removed all tickets to Monday%u2019s game between Auburn and Oregon, according to The Associated Press. On Thursday, the company e-mailed all fans who had already bought tickets, offering them a full refund and an extra payment of twice the ticket price.
It's college football bowl season and the formula's ripe once again for scammers to swoop in and take advantage of amped-up fans in search of...
Many companies and products claim to be green. But what does that actually mean? In some cases, labels can be misleading.
The NFL doesn't understand its own product. In the high-def age, NFL football games are better to watch at home -- and way cheaper to do so with ticket prices so high. Demanding that fans pack the stands hurts everyone, including the league itself.
National Football League Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto will leave the league after two years and return to Goldman Sachs Group, the league said on its website today.
News Corp.%u2019s (NWS) Fox Broadcasting has sold more than 90% of its Superbowl advertising time, almost five months ahead of the event. The broadcaster is charging an average of about $3 million for a 30-second ad, Reuters reported without naming its sources.
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.
Video gaming%u2019s biggest sports franchise got its latest facelift on Monday as Madden 11, the latest edition of the hit football game, hit the shelves. The new edition features Drew Brees, quarter back with Super Bowl champions The New Orleans Saints on the cover, and EA Sports celebrated the launch with a "Madden Gras" party in the Big Easy, featuring players from the Saints, parades and musical guests including Big Boi.
The National Football League may not be recession proof, but it has done well during the economic downturn. Nonetheless, as training camps get underway, owners and players are worried about a possible labor stoppage in 2011.
Will Team USA's run at the World Cup launch Landon Donovan, Tim Howard or Jozy Altidore into the stratosphere of sports endorsement deals?
As tempting as it may be to blame Nutrisystem's flagging profits on its cheesy ad campaign featuring former football greats, investors should look elsewhere.
The Super Bowl is not so super to many economists. Experts in the economics of sports claim the NFL and its boosters have grossly overestimated the economic benefit of Sunday's championship game in Miami between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts.