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  • Circling the 'Tank' with Mark Cuban     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:14 AM ET

    Mark Cuban, Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur, talks about his CNBC show "Shark Tank" and how it inspires people to start their own business.

  • Just man up and compete!     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans CEO, wants to know what Mark Cuban thinks about Michigan's bill banning direct Tesla sales.

  • Better to build in Detroit: Quicken Loans CEO     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert, discusses the advantages of buying real estate and starting a business in Detroit as compared to other cities. It's cheaper and you also get a Midwestern work ethic, says Gilbert.

  • Sports fans refunded for soccer thrashing Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 2:37 AM ET

    Fans of the U.K. soccer club Sunderland who traveled to watch their side lose in an 8-0 drubbing are set to be refunded the value of their match tickets.

  • Unlike Lorde, series fan totally feeling Royals Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:44 PM ET
    Union Station in Kansas City lit up in blue in support of the Royals.

    In her Grammy award winning song Lorde says “ And we'll never be royals. It don't run in our blood.” People in Kansas City would like a word.

  • KC business gets Royal boost     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    With the World Series beginning tonight in Kansas City, Zach Marten, co-owner of the Westport Ale House, discusses the lift Kansas City businesses are getting.

  • The World Series slugfest you don't know about Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants

    New bat makers are wooing major league power hitters like SF Giants Pablo Sandoval, who will be swinging them in this year's World Series.

  • NFL, other leagues sue on New Jersey sport betting Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:38 PM ET
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attend a ceremony for the NFL Super Bowl Host Committee, February 1, 2014 in New York City.

    The NFL and other sports leagues filed a lawsuit against New Jersey to fight sports betting in the state.

  • And the World Series ticket price winner is... Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:20 PM ET
    Lorenzo Cain of the Kansas City Royals and Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants

    The Heartland’s Kansas City Royals are commanding higher ticket prices and greater merchandise sales than their rivals from the Bay.

  • Who cashes in on King James' big Cleveland return Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 3:12 PM ET
    LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the basket in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    The NBA star's return will have a multimillion-dollar impact on Main Street in Cleveland. But most of the revenue will go to the Cavaliers.

  • Pro sports teams take anti-Ebola measures Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:35 PM ET
    San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills (8) saves the ball during a game against the Dallas Mavericks during the 2014 NBA playoffs in Dallas.

    In the wake of recent U.S. Ebola cases, the sports world is taking precautions to protect players and fans.

  • Move over, Dallas Cowboys. America has a new team Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    The Denver Broncos fell short against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII, but they can now claim the title of America's favorite team.

  • NBA's Bucks add third hedge fund owner in Dinan Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    Jamie Dinan

    The big "bucks" keep flowing from Manhattan to Milwaukee with Jamie Dinan joining Marc Lasry and Wes Edens as an owner of the NBA's Bucks.

  • WTA: Women's tennis targets growth in Asia     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:51 PM ET

    Stacey Allaster, CEO of the Women's Tennis Association, discusses how the likes of China's Li Na has supported the growth of the sport in Asia.

  • CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    CBS headquarters in New York is shown in this Aug. 2, 2013 photo.

    CBS is launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows.

  • Big money for kids sports     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    The NCAA tells high school athletes the chances of getting a scholarship in many sports are around 2 percent. NBC Sports Dave Briggs, and CNBC.com's Kelley Holland, weigh in.

  • 49ers Kaepernick fined for flouting Beats ban Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    Colin Kaepernick

    49ers QB Colin Kaepernick wore Beats headphones at a press conference and got fined for flouting the league’s ban on the headgear, Re/code reports.

  • NFL headphone fines     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    The NFL has fined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick $10,000 for wearing his bright pink set of "Beats by Dre" before Sunday's game and during the post-game press conference.

  • NFL fanatics want (winner's) apparel     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Despite recent scandals NFL merchandise is soaring. Doug Mack, Fanatics CEO, says sales of NFL gear are up 20 percent so far this season.

  • Why the 1% may invest in luxury ski homes Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 10:07 AM ET
    The ski resort of Courchevel, French Alps.

    Those with a few million to spare should consider investing in ski chalets, for which prices have risen by nearly 6 percent over the last year.

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