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  • Something Washington may agree on: NFL blackouts Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    The Buffalo Bills take on the Green Bay Packers at home. Last season, former Bills owner Ralph Wilson averted a blackout at the last minute by buying thousands of tickets himself.

    Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.

  • NFLPA files suit challenging Adrian Peterson ruling Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    Adrian Peterson

    The National Football League Players Association filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of Adrian Peterson, in an effort to have him reinstated.

  • The Denver Broncos might be better than you think Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning (18) calls out an audible during a game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 30, 2014.

    The Denver Broncos, despite their great record, may actually be more underrated than we even realize.

  • NFL owners approve new personal conduct policy Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:32 PM ET
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left, looks on as New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft speaks at an NFL press conference, Dec. 10, 2014, in Irving, Texas.

    NFL owners approved changes to the league personal conduct policy, but Commissioner Roger Goodell will retain authority to rule on appeals.

  • NFL owners adopt new personal conduct policy  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports owners of the NFL have passed a new personal conduct policy which will include specific criteria for paid leave and outside advisors to review cases.

  • Cleveland's new big-money sports hero isn't LeBron Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) lines up under the center during a game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2014.

    Johnny Football will make his first official start for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, and ticket prices are jumping.

  • NFL's Goodell seeks to right past wrongs  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    Monica Langley, The Wall Street Journal, provides highlights of her interview with embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and his steps to impose tougher policies on players' personal conduct.

  • Panthers' Cam Newton fractures back in car crash Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:55 PM ET
    Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers.

    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has fractured his lower back after being involved in an auto accident in Charlotte.

  • Under Armour partners with NBC Sports  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Kevin Plank, Under Armour founder & CEO, discusses the state of the retail consumer and unveils a new fitness initiative with NBCUniversal and Radius.

  • Trump and Tiger team up in Dubai Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 7:28 AM ET
    Tiger Woods tees off July 20 during the final round of the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England.

    Real estate mogul Donald Trump and golfing icon Tiger Woods are set to pool their efforts into a new championship golf course in Dubai.

  • Inside the NBA’s new instant replay center Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    The NBA’s new Replay Center will be connected to all 29 league arenas.

    The $15 million NBA facility in Secaucus, New Jersey, was built to help on-court referees make conclusive calls when a play is in question.

  • Cashin: Golden jobs number  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    As the Dow nears 18,000, CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin of UBS, dissect factors moving the market.

  • Fans, check. TV deal, check. Are MLS profits next? Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    Los Angeles Galaxy’s Landon Donovan (10) shoots to score in the second half of a match against Real Salt Lake in Los Angeles, Nov. 9, 2014.

    Major League Soccer is, by some measures, very successful. The problem is that it doesn't make money.

  • Inside's NBA's replay center  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    The NBA’s new Replay Center will be connected to all 29 league arenas.

    The NBA has unveiled its state of the art instant replay center this season. Details on its camera angles and communication, with NBA Basketball operations Rod Thorn.

  • How this NBA star spends his $14M-a-year salary Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors.

    NBA player Andrew Bogut spends part of his $14 million a year salary to buy muscle cars, shopping, and feeding his two dogs.

  • I want to help Djokovic win: Boris Becker Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Tennis legend Boris Becker has pledged to help current number one Novak Djokovic win more championships after the "perfect year" in 2014.

  • Boris Becker: 2014 was a 'perfect year' in tennis  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    When tennis star Novak Djokovic asks you to coach him, you don't say no, says Boris Becker, former tennis champion & investor at Alchemy Global, who added that he wants to help Djokovic win more titles.

  • Who is Alchemy Global?  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Alchemy Global is the first online investing platform centred around the sports and entertainment industry. Its CEO, Andy Brusman talks to CNBC about his business.

  • Yes, you can compete in beer chugging while running Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    Corey Gallagher, who is training for the beer mile, at Yellow Jacket Stadium in Austin, Texas, Nov. 28, 2014.

    A new race lets you down as many beers as you are able, while running at full speed and trying not to vomit, reports the New York Times.

  • Reebok looks to capture UFC fans—including women Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 3:12 PM ET
    Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta and Matt O'Toole appear on stage at Reebok and UFC Announce Long-Term Partnership at Industria Studios on December 2, 2014 in New York City.

    Reebok struck a deal to provide apparel to UFC athletes at a time when more women are watching the sport.

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