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  • NFL: The nonprofit that's anything but Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM 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.

    Whenever you hear 'nonprofit', the last thing you think of is a multi-billion sports organization.

  • LeBron James: Stop recruiting my son Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:32 PM ET
    LeBron James

    NBA star LeBron James is upset with colleges who are already trying to recruit his son, 10-year-old LeBron Jr.

  • Rockets GM Daryl Morey is done with Charles Barkley Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:19 PM ET
    Charles Barkley (L) and Daryl Morey (R).

    Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey talked with CNBC about sports data, analytics, the future of the business, Charles Barkley and the Rockets.

  • New MLB chief: Must cut 'dead time' from baseball Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:55 PM ET
    Rob Manfred speaks at a press conference after being elected by team owners to be the next commissioner of Major League Baseball.

    Rob Manfred has spoken out about speeding up the pace of the game to help it connect with a new generation of fans.

  • The MIT bump helping these stocks pop Monday Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:54 AM ET

    According to Kensho, sports-related companies outperform the market in the first trading day after MIT's Sports Analytics Conference.

  • Dunkin' Donuts in hot water after tweet Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    A customer enters a Dunkin' Donuts store in midtown Manhattan in New York.

    Dunkin' Donuts sparked outrage among Liverpool FC fans after tweeting out an edited version of the team's crest deemed insensitive.

  • Can sports re-energize Singapore's tourism? Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 5:39 PM ET
    Maria Sharapova of Russia in action at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals tennis in Singapore.

    With a new Sports Hub and world-class events lined up this year, Singapore could claim a bigger slice of the global sports tourism pie.

  • Say what? LeBron disses his sponsor McDonald's Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:05 PM ET
    LeBron James

    LeBron James threw a jab at McDonald's, which is a problem because the fast food giant has an endorsement deal with the NBA superstar.

  • Bid to toss divorce deal in Dodgers case rejected Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    Jamie McCourt in a 2010 file photo

    A California court rejected former L.A. Dodgers owner Frank McCourt's ex-wife to toss out a divorce deal.

  • Remaking of Tampa  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:46 AM ET

    Jeff Vinik, Tampa Bay Lightning owner, discusses his vision to rebuild downtown Tampa, Florida and his transition from hedge fund manager to hockey owner. Also Vinik shares his thoughts on the markets and investment tips.

  • WWE Network celebrates 1 year  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:40 PM ET

    WWE launched the WWE Network, which got off to a slow start. George Barrios, WWE CFO, discusses the now over 1 million viewers in 177 countries across the globe for the network.

  • Boxing's big buck payouts ... to old men  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 4:57 PM ET

    Floyd Mayweather is finally facing off against Manny Pacquiao in Vegas at the MGM Grand on May 2nd. CNBC.com's Eric Chemi breaks down just how much this fight could gross.

  • 'Money' Mayweather about to see plenty of it May 2 Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 3:01 PM ET
    Boxing gloves featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao are seen during the Box Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be fighting on May 2, in what will be the biggest boxing match of all time.

  • Ice climber scales frozen Niagara Falls  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:24 PM ET

    One adventurer ice climbed the frozen Niagara Falls, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Boxing's big money payouts  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 12:57 PM ET

    Floyd Mayweather is finally facing off against Manny Pacquiao in Vegas at the MGM Grand on May 2nd. CNBC.com's Eric Chemi breaks down just how much this fight could gross.

  • Chargers and Raiders to share stadium?  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:03 PM ET

    Forbes contributor Darren Heitner provides insight on news that the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders may be pursuing a joint stadium outside of Los Angeles.

  • New plan shows interest in Socal football is real Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 12:32 PM ET
    Hollywood, California

    Chargers and Raiders explore shared new stadium just south of Los Angeles.

  • Is this really the world’s first edible wearable? Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:33 AM ET

    Wearable tech has seen a surge in interest, with many tech giants preparing to unveil new products. But before the Apple wearable comes the... banana.

  • Daytona 500: Best Bets  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 9:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Eric Chemi touches upon the best bets for Daytona 500, which will be coming this Sunday the 22nd, based on drivers crash records and past wins.

  • The Daytona 500's most crash-happy drivers Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, crashes during the 3rd Annual Sprint Unlimited at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

    Brad Keselowski is the NASCAR star driver with the highest crash rate at Daytona, according to exclusive data analysis by CNBC.

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