First round of the 2021 NFL Draft attracted 12.6 million viewers, second-biggest audience ever

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announces Kwity Paye as the 21st selection by the Indianapolis Colts during round one of the 2021 NFL Draft at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Gregory Shamus | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images The National Football League’s opening night of its annual … Read more

The European Super League plan collapsed. But it might not be dead forever

Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City celebrates after scoring their team’s fifth goal with team mates Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on March 10, 2021 in Manchester, England. Clive Brunskill | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images LONDON — While the soccer … Read more

European Super League announced — with 12 football clubs, including six from England

Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match between Liverpool FC and Real Madrid at Anfield on April 14, 2021 in Liverpool, England. Shaun Botterill | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images Twelve of Europe’s leading football clubs have agreed to establish a Super League, despite … Read more

NFL player LeSean McCoy wants to build a real estate empire using opportunity zones

LeSean McCoy (25) of the Buccaneers runs the ball during the regular season game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on December 13, 2020 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Cliff Welch | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images National Football League running back LeSean McCoy admitted he had no clue how … Read more

New Jersey high school wrestling coach is CEO of $100 million firm that owns one deli

He’s a legend in New Jersey high school wrestling – and a mystery in the stock market. Paul Morina, the principal of Paulsboro, New Jersey, High School, is listed in financial records as the president, CEO, CFO and more at a Nevada-incorporated company whose stock is trading at levels that give it a valuation more … Read more

The Masters: Hideki Matsuyama survives late mistakes to win first men’s major for Japan

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2021 in Augusta, Georgia. Jared C. Tilton | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images Hideki Matsuyama overcame a nervy start and a pressure-induced back-nine stutter to become the first Japanese player to win a … Read more

How baseball card mania is colling with the NFT boom to revive Topps and change the game for dealers

Topps baseball cards Ari Levy | CNBC On a recent family ski trip in California, my kids and I popped into an old baseball card shop in the city of Sonora, a former gold mining town in the Sierra Nevada foothills. As a former rabid card collector, I lit up when I saw the sign … Read more

Sneaker reseller StockX’s valuation jumps to $3.8 billion

Scott Cutler, CEO, StockX Scott Mlyn | CNBC StockX, after a record year of revenue, completed a new funding round that values the high-end sneaker reseller at $3.8 billion. On Thursday, StockX announced the conclusion of a $195 million secondary tender offering as well as an additional $60 million in Series E-1 primary shares. “This … Read more

Tiger Woods was speeding as fast as 87 mph before car crash, cops say

Tiger Woods was speeding as fast as 87 mph, or more than 45 mph faster than the legal speed limit, before his SUV crashed in late February in southern California, badly injuring the golf legend, police said Wednesday. Woods’ vehicle, a Genesis GV80 SUV, was going an estimated 75 mph when it crashed into a … Read more

Baylor beatdown: Bears win title, hang 86-70 loss on Gonzaga

There was another team out there that was marching through the season undefeated, that looked unstoppable at times, that had all arrows pointing toward a national title. Covid-19 put a halt to the undefeated dream. Nothing could stop Baylor from cutting down the nets. Not even Gonzaga. The fresh-as-can-be Bears obliterated wobbly-legged Gonzaga’s march to … Read more