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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Burglary at Yogi Berra museum under investigation Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    From left: Former New York Yankees and baseball Hall of Famers Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford were introduced during the teams 67th Old Timers Day prior to a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in 2013.

    Authorities are investigating a burglary at a museum honoring New York Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra.

  • Invest in soccer? Check out the safest clubs Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 10:51 AM ET
    Olivier Giroud of Arsenal jumps to head the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage on August 24, 2013 in London.

    As soccer's global appeal grows, S&P Capital IQ has devised a way to help investors keep on top of the game with a "Credit Football League" table.

  • Floyd Mayweather scores $1.4M on a bet on the Colts Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends the 2014 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, July 16, 2014.

    Floyd Mayweather takes home $1.4 million in one bet on the Colts. USA Today reports.

  • NFL's next TV deal     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    Discussing how much the NFL could fetch in its next TV deal, despite the scandals, with Michael Ozanian, Forbes Magazine executive editor. Ozanian also reveals Forbes' top athlete with the biggest brand value.

  • All-America Survey: NFL's tarnished image     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results from CNBC's All-America Economic Survey about how badly the NFL's image has been hurt by recent scandals.

  • Michael Phelps suspended 6 months after DUI arrest Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    Michael Phelps looks on after winning the Men's 100m Butterfly Final of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships on August 23, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.

    After a DUI arrest, Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps has been suspended by USA Swimming for six months, reports USA Today.

  • Next MLB commish aims to boost youth participation Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 5:08 PM ET

    Rob Manfred, the next MLB commissioner, sets out priorities for his term.

  • Goodbye, casino business. Hello...Arena Football? Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    An Arena Football League game featuring the new LA Kiss, which is owned by members of the rock band Kiss.

    The ex-CEO of Foxwoods Casino knew back in 2012 that he was in the mood for a career change. Boy, did he find one.

  • Mark Teixeira: Life after Jeter     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Discussing the transition for the Yankee's and Major League Baseball after Derek Jeter's retirement, with New York Yankees first baseman and Harlem RBI board member Mark Teixeira, and Major League Baseball Commissioner Elect Rob Manfred.

  • Mark Teixeira talks Harlem RBI & investments     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    Discussing the success of Harlem RBI with young people, and keeping Major League Baseball healthy, with New York Yankees first baseman and Harlem RBI board member Mark Teixeira, and Major League Baseball Commissioner Elect Rob Manfred.

  • Harlem RBI combines sports & philanthropy     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    David Blitzer, Blackstone head of tactical opportunities and Harlem RBI board member, explains the difference Harlem RBI is making for young people.

  • ESPN working on streaming service     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Turner and ESPN have extended their contracts with the NBA, bringing the NBA about $2.5 billion per year.

  • NFL only 1-2 years from Los Angeles return: Report Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City.

    A league source claims that the NFL will send one or two teams back to Los Angeles within the next 12 to 24 months. NBC Sports reports.

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