The men’s national college basketball tournament that begins in earnest today with 16 contests gives casual sports fans a chance to inexpensively invest in the outcome of games, creating a potential four-day feeding frenzy for professional gamblers.
Bob Wheeler made sure he and his 8- year-old son, Andrew, got to the University of Dayton Arena early for last night’s “First Four” game to beat President Barack Obama’s motorcade and get Andrew a hot dog.
Bloomberg's Betty Liu reports that President Barack Obama will provide a seasonal U.S. treat for British Prime Minister David Cameron’s official visit: March Madness. Obama and Cameron will attend a first-round game of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament at the University of Dayton. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is backing a $1 billion prize offered by Quicken Loans Inc. if a contestant predicts the winner of each game in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s men’s basketball tournament.
It’s college basketball’s high season, which means bracket pools and betting along with the buzzer beaters. For the National Collegiate Athletic Association, there’s no better time to warn about the dangers of gambling.
Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker, Stephanie Ruhle and Sara Eisen report on the financial return on basketball budgets for the schools involved in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Inside Track." (Source: Bloomberg)
The Champions League final, the biggest soccer match of the year -- and, for that matter, the most watched sporting event on the planet -- will be played this weekend at Wembley Stadium in London. In a sense, though, the winner has already been declared: Germany.