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  • UK soccer clubs splash record $1.2B on players Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    Top-flight English soccer clubs spent a record level on new players this summer, a Deloitte study showed.

  • Shelly Sterling: I didn't know who Ballmer was Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    Shelly Sterling, wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, laughs during an interview with The Associated Press, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Los Angeles.

    In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Shelly Sterling offered details on how she negotiated one of the richest deals in sports.

  • Surf's up dude     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    Gen Xers are driving sales, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan on the surfing industry's impressive growth.

  • NFL gets tough on domestic violence     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:49 AM ET

    The NFL announces it will impose strict penalties for incidences of abuse and sexual assaults. NBC's Dave Briggs discusses the NFL's strict stance against domestic violence.

  • NFL toughens penalties for domestic violence Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:22 PM ET
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    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced stricter punishments for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense.

  • NFL toughens domestic violence guidelines     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    The NFL has imposed forceful penalties for domestic violence and sexual assaults. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports two time offenders face banishment from the league.

  • How tennis players cash in     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:48 PM ET
    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns the ball in a match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during a Rogers Cup Toronto semi-final match in Toronto, Canada.

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports tennis creates some of the wealthiest athletes in the world.

  • Putting a price tag on fantasy football Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    "Eighty percent of fantasy players tell us they expect to be playing in a decade, and half say they will play until they die," said an expert.

  • Tennis tech hits new level     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    The new smart racquet from Babolat has sensors integrated into the handle that allow players access information like power, impact location and number of strokes. CNBC's Robert Frank hits with pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

  • Putting the 'smartest' racket in tennis to the test Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns the ball in a match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during a Rogers Cup Toronto semi-final match in Toronto, Canada.

    Babolat's Play, a smart racket that tracks a tennis player's performance, may take the tennis tech battle to a whole new level.

  • TBT: Björn Borg's Babolat racquet     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" team takes a look back at a wooden Babolat VS racquet used by tennis great Björn Borg. Babolat produced their first animal gut strings back in 1875.

  • Top picks at US open     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Former pro tennis player and coach and ESPN tennis analyst Brad Gilbert, discusses the hot names in tennis at this year's U.S. Open.

  • Squawk sports: Tennis vs. golf     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports from the U.S. Open in Queens, New York, and shares what Roger Federer had to say about what golf can learn from the sport of tennis.

  • Battle of the slopes     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Talisker and PCMR are refusing access to each other's half of the mountain in Park City, which could threaten the ski season there.

  • Park City: Mountain divided     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells looks at how a dispute over a lapsed lease has jeopardized ski season at one of Park City's most popular resorts.

  • How investors are betting on golf’s decline Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Investors have been banking on a decline in the popularity of golf, with stocks that have exposure to the sport seeing an increase in short interest.

  • India’s growth engine set to rev up Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    After two consecutive years of sub-5 percent growth, India's economy looks to have snapped out of its funk in the April-June quarter.

  • Keys to coaching Tiger Woods     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    Tiger Woods announced he will no longer be working with this swing coach. What's next for Tiger, with Brandon Chamblee, Golf Channel lead analyst.

  • PGA & Liberty National ink marquee deal     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, and Paul Fireman, Liberty National co-founder, announce a new 25-year partnership between the PGA and Liberty National including playing host to the 2017 Presidents Cup.

  • Ralph Lauren goes high-tech     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Insight to luxury brand Ralph Lauren's new high-tech shirt, with David Lauren, Ralph Lauren executive vice president of global advertising and marketing.

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