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  • Zico Signs Garnett As Coconut Water Boom Builds Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 3:29 PM ET

    For the past couple years, coconut water has made a steady run at being the next big thing in the sports hydration business. The pitch? All natural, rich in electrolytes and low in calories. As yoga enthusiasts, spa goers and endurance athletes caught on, so too did the nation’s biggest beverage companies.

  • Domonique Foxworth

    Earlier today, we talked on air with Baltimore Ravens player representative Domonique Foxworth about the state of the NFL labor negotiations. Here's a transcript and video of the conversation.

  • Head coach Jim Tressel of the Ohio State Buckeyes

    When coaches are suspended by the school or the NCAA, that coach should not receive the salary he was to receive for those suspended games. Sure, a coach spends many more hours in practice, studying film and drawing up game plans, but we can easily figure out a fair prorated breakdown.

  • Bob Marley's Daughter To Dress Usain Bolt's Team Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 2:32 AM ET
    UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 01: Photo of Bob MARLEY; Bob Marley performing live on stage at the Brighton Leisure Centre, (Photo by Mike Prior/Redferns)

    At the London Olympics in 2012, the public will have plenty of reason to keep their eye on Jamaica's track and field team.

  • Bar Owner Says Miami Heat Have Cost Him $85,000 Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 4:25 PM ET
    LeBron James

    John Todora doesn’t think the Miami Heat’s recent losing skid is funny. The co-owner of the bar Whiskey Tango in Hollywood, Fla., told CNBC he has now lost $85,000 in bar bills thanks to the team’s losses this season.

  • NFL Labor Talks Take Turn Over Financials Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 1:57 PM ET

    The toughest part of the NFL's Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations never had anything to do with the rookie wage scale, an 18-game season or increased benefits to players.

  • The Savannah Sand Gnats, Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets, have two new concessions thanks to the power of social media and CNBC.com. Stadium Style Chicken & Waffles, which garnered 27 percent of the vote in the meal category and the S'mores Panini, which took 39 percent of the vote in the dessert category.

  • Lenny Dykstra

    He's back, and he's "winning" with Charlie Sheen. Lenny Dykstra sat down with John Clark of NBC10 in Philadelphia this weekend to talk about his friend Sheen. He also talked about himself.

  • CNBC.com Best New Ballpark Food Contest Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 1:14 PM ET

    I was playing around on Twitter on Saturday night and I asked people to come up with the next great ballpark food. The responses were so tremendous that I extended the entries until last night and decided that today, right here on this blog, I would hold a vote.

  • Now that you've voted for the best new ballpark meal - vote here for your favorite dessert.

  • Time For The NFL To Open The Books Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 10:46 AM ET

    I'm not sure why they've been so scared, but if the owners want to do a deal with the players, who clearly have the leverage now, they have to show them the books.

  • Poll: Who Do You Support in the NFL Dispute? Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    The NFL and the player's union are locked in a battle over the collective bargaining agreement that was supposed to end Friday morning at midnight - but was extended. Issues on the table include dividing up the $9 billion in revenues, medical treatment and pensions for players, as well as number of games played.

  • Now that they're done extending the extension, it's time to talk the real issues. Because of the leverage of decertification and their advantage in front of the judge in the court they would file an antitrust lawsuit in, the players have essentially stopped the owners from being able to lock them out.

  • The World's Coolest Jobs 2011 Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    Imagine getting paid to eat ice cream all day or to figure out how to make a race car go even faster. Meet the people who get paid for this stuff and more of the world's coolest jobs!

  • The idea that the owners and the union have extended the Collective Bargaining Agreement for another day is a huge win for the NFL Players Association.

  • NFL Lockout Talks — Updates From the Scene Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 6:16 PM ET

    Throughout the day, we'll be following what is scheduled to be the final day before the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement expires.

  • I have spoken to so many football fans that have told me they would love to be a fly on the wall where the NFL negotiations are taking place. I thought that myself so I figured why not talk to someone who has participated in one of the most contentious NFL labor talks? I decided to speak with Susan Tose Spencer.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • NFL Loses Major Leverage Issue Over Players Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    The NFL lost a major piece of leverage in the labor negotiations last night when federal judge David S. Doty ruled that the NFL's extensions with its television partners, that included payments made even during a work stoppage, were not negotiated in good faith.

  • Autograph King Signs Newton, Ingram and Fairley Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | 3:52 PM ET
    Cam Newton

    For 15 years, Gary Takahashi has made some of the most bold calls in the sports autograph world. From his office in Kaneohe, Hawaii, he determines whose John Hancock he can sell at a premium price and offers guaranteed cash, sometimes in the seven-figure range. The players that Takahashi’s company, GT Sports Marketing, does deals with are usually the most marketable guys in the draft. So who did he sign to exclusive deals this year? Well, they all played their ball in Alabama.

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