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  • NCAA Basketball Trophy

    Out of the 16 teams left in the men's NCAA basketball tournament, four come from the Big Ten (Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Ohio State).

  • Clinton Portis #26 of the Washington Redskins suffers a concussion on a play against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on November 8, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    If you want to know why Goodell had such a heavy hand, look no further than the amount of concussion lawsuits that are currently filed against the league by former players.

  • Denver Broncos Trade Tim Tebow to New York Jets Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:19 PM ET
    Tim Tebow

    In a surprise move, the Denver Broncos have traded quarterback Tim Tebow to the New York Jets for a fourth-round draft pick.

  • Is Wheaties Dying A Slow Death? Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 12:53 PM ET
    Boxes of General Mills brand cereal Wheaties

    After nearly a nine decade run, the “Breakfast of Champions” is on the ropes.

  • Peyton Manning speaks during a press conference announcing his release from the Indianapolis Colts.

    There’s not a lot of inventory to sell because the Denver Broncos are one of those teams that will have fans in the stands no matter how competitive they are. They’ve sold out every game since 1970.

  • James Southerland #43 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates with his teammates after a point against the UNC Asheville Bulldogs during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

    March Madness can be the bane of an employer's existence as employees research their brackets and sneak scores at work in between spreadsheets. But if you're a boss, think twice before you go making a big crackdown: The madness could actually be good for productivity!

  • Top 10 Best-Selling College Basketball Jerseys Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 3:58 PM ET
    The NCAA makes it a taboo subject because players don’t get paid royalties for their jerseys. Their excuse? The players’ names are not on the back. But every year, schools give manufacturers specific numbers that correlate to the best players on their team. So we went to the folks at Fanatics, the leading retailer of college merchandise online, and asked them what schools with what numbers sold best this year.

    We went to the folks at Fanatics, the leading retailer of college merchandise online, and asked them what schools with what numbers sold best this season.

  • Mike D'Antoni, former head coach for the New York Knicks.

    At 2:14 p.m. ET, Yahoo’s NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted that the Knicks and head coach Mike D’Antoni had parted ways. Less than an hour and a half later, Knicks fans were sent e-mails to secure their playoff tickets.

  • Tim Tebow To Jacksonville Would Be Biggest Offseason Move Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 9:17 AM ET
    Tim Tebow

    If Manning goes to Denver, Tebow could be traded. And there is no player in the NFL who would generate more for a team than Tim Tebow would for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

  • Head coach Mark Gottfried of the North Carolina State Wolfpack.

    There are some nice bonuses for coaches whose teams make the NCAA Tournament. Many of them make a standard $25,000 to $30,000 for reaching the Big Dance. But NC State’s Mark Gottfried has a bonus for making the tournament that rivals a championship bonus.

  • March Madness: By The Numbers Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 1:19 PM ET
    John 'Big Nut' Peters, fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, holds up a sign which reads 'March Madness' against the Michigan State Spartans during the Final Game of the 2012 Big Ten Men's Conference Basketball Tournament.

    With the NCAA men's basketball tournament field finally set, it's time to break down the bracket in our own unique way.

  • CEO and Chairman Clark Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs

    Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt, in an interview that will air on “CNBC SportsBiz” on the NBC Sports Network at 7pm ET tonight, acknowledges his interest in having Peyton Manning as the next signal caller for his team.

  • John Shurna #24 of the Northwestern Wildcats attempts to control the ball against Andre Ingram #30 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers during their first round game of 2012 Big Ten Men's Basketball Conferene Tournament.

    It’s not easy being purple. There’s nothing I can take to numb the pain I feel this morning. Not Tylenol, not Aleve, not even a couple beers later on can temporarily lift the ache I feel in my heart.

  • Jeff Carter #7 of the Columbus Blue Jackets

    Tonight, for what is believed to be the first time in sports history, a team offering fans free nameplates to replace a traded player for a newly acquired one.

  • Peyton Manning and Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay hug during a press conference announcing that the Colts will release Manning in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Peyton Manning said at his goodbye press conference that “the contract and the money was never a factor for either of us.” Of course that’s not true. So I’m going to attempt to answer this question: Was getting rid of Peyton Manning in favor of drafting Andrew Luck the right move?

  • Spring Training Homes Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 9:57 AM ET
    There are few things more convenient than living near one’s workplace. The stress of commuting is minimal when the office is ten minutes away by car, and sunny days afford the opportunity for leisurely walks home at sunset while coworkers sit in bumper-to-bumper traffic.Baseball players have to travel the country during the regular season, so this scenario isn’t an option for six months out of the year. The one time when this scenario does, in fact, play out for them is during spring training, w

    There are few things more convenient than living near one’s workplace, but baseball players travel during the season. See where some of Major League Baseball’s stars live during spring training.

  • LA Dodgers

    There are some very sophisticated business people bidding for the Los Angeles Dodgers. One clearly knows how to make money. The other knows how sports businesses work. And yet, no one I talk to can figure out how there's money to be made if the Dodgers are sold for more than $1.3 billion, as has been speculated.

  • Olympics Under Budget: UK Minister Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 8:40 AM ET
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    Preparations for London’s 2012 Olympic Games remain on time and under budget, the UK’s Minister for Sport and the Olympics said in a quarterly report released on Tuesday, with more than 500 million pounds ($793 million) of contingency funds as yet untouched.

  • One Fan Pays $42K to Meet Jeremy Lin Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    One fan paid $42,388 for her husband to spend five minutes with Jeremy Lin - all for a good cause.

  • Race Car Drivers' Day Cars: 2012 Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 4:52 PM ET
    Most of the time, people with demanding jobs want to leave them behind when quitting time arrives. Law clerks don’t want to file more briefs when they get home, actuaries don’t want to weigh financial risk from their comfy chairs, and accounts receivable clerks don’t want to send past-due invoices over dinner.However, some people have no choice but to bring aspects of the workplace to their day-to-day lives. Take the professional race car driver. Unless he or she lives above a convenience store,

    CNBC.com presents a list of current race car drivers and the cars they drive when they’re off duty and in no hurry to get anywhere at any particular time.

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