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  • Fans take in the Belk Bowl.

    As part of a national marketing campaign to woo female fans, Belk Stores renews its sponsorship of the college football game that bears its name.

  • Ed O'Bannon

    Win or lose, a lawsuit against the NCAA to give college athletes compensation for the use of their likeness will likely change collegiate athletics.

  • Best bowl gifts of 2014

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on the gifts players at college bowl games will receive, including Fossil watches and Oakley sunglasses. The limit each player can receive is up to $550.

  • Coolest college bowl gifts of 2014

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at what college football bowl games award the best gifts to the players. Chu also breaks down the ticket prices of the BCS games.

  • Eddie Lacy No. 42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game at Sun Life Stadium on Jan. 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    Get ready sports fans. There are 35 college football bowl games for your holiday viewing, and next year's even better.

  • Former University of Oklahoma head football coach Barry Switzer, circa 1988.

    Former college football coach Barry Switzer has turned a man cave in his Oklahoma home into a base for a webcast he calls Coaches' Cabana.

  • Barry Switzer's master plan to take over college football

    CNBC's Jane Wells talks to legendary coach Barry Switzer about his new venture, CoachesCabana.com.

  • Covering college football from a second screen

    Barry Switzer covers Oklahoma games from his "coaches cabana," reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Since Switzer never shows the games, they don't have to pay rights to the NCAA.

  • Watching college football without seeing it

    Broadcasting live from Barry Switzer's man cave? CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the legendary coach's webcast of himself and his friends watching and commenting on college games. The service is spreading to other schools with other coaches.

  • Options Action: Time to drop EA?

    Brian Stutland of Stutland Volatility Group, looks at how options traders are betting on Electronic Arts after dropping production of their NCAA college football game for 2014.

  • Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies is tackled by defensive back Vinny Sunseri #3 and defensive back Dee Milliner #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

    Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.

  • The big business of professional football

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell believes football is made to be played in the elements, so he's excited about having the Super Bowl in the Northeast. He also addresses the NFL's concussion settlement with the Players Association.

  • Oregon's secret weapon

    CNBC's Jane Wells offers a look inside Eugene, Oregon's brand new state of the art football facility at the University of Oregon.

  • $68 million football facility at U of Oregon

    CNBC's Jane Wells is live in Eugene, Oregon, at the University of Oregon discussing the new $68 million football facility, with University of Oregon's starting quarterback Marcus Mariota, and head coach Mark Helfrich.

  • The players' lounge at the University of Oregon's football practice facility. Some of the furnishings feature Italian leather.

    If money can buy championships, then the pressure is on the University of Oregon, where money is no object inside its new Football Performance Center.

  • Duck, duck, money?

    CNBC's Jane Wells is live at the mulitmillion-dollar football complex at the University of Oregon with Rob Mullens, athletic director, to discuss the department's $95 million budget.

  • Big bucks behind college football

    CNBC's Jane Wells is live at the mulit-million dollar football complex at the University of Oregon reporting why college football is one of the most lucrative sports out there.

  • University of Nike: Inside college football's lush digs

    CNBC's Jane Wells visits the University of Oregon's $68 million football performance center, paid for by alum and Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny.

  • Big 12 Changes the Rules & Gets Tech Upgrade

    Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 commissioner, talks about the new playoff system coming to college football and the demand by fans.

  • Dark Horse Alfred Morris

    Washington Redskin's running back Alfred Morris went from a 6th round draft pick to one of the leading rushers in the NFL.