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  • Top 10 Luxurious Ski Homes Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 3:49 PM ET
    Some people avoid winter, either by living in warmer climes or fleeing when winter looms. Others embrace it and head for the hills to strap on the skis or snowboards. These people need places to unwind after a day of romping in the powder.The editors at  put together a list of some prime ski homes, all of them for sale.The houses typically reflect a love for the outdoors, often featuring walls of windows, fireplaces and rustic beams and stone fireplaces. They’re all great for groups and have ent

    Click on to see these luxurious mansions, ranked from least expensive to most, many of which are ski-in/ski-out.

  • Sunday Ticket In Your Car? DirecTVAuto Has Arrived Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 1:11 PM ET
    Direct TV Auto

    For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.

  • Paying a ‘Sports Tax,’ Even if You Don’t Watch Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 8:14 AM ET
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    Although “sports” never shows up as a line item on a cable or satellite bill, American television subscribers pay, on average, about $100 a year for sports programming — no matter how many games they watch, the New York Times reports.

  • The man running near the river

    Using the allure of the Olympics to get more children to play sports is a top target of the London 2012 Olympic Games organizers, but figures from a UK government agency show the number of 16- to 19-year olds playing sports at least three times a week has fallen sharply.

  • CNBC's Winners & Losers of the Financial World in 2011 Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 11:20 AM ET
    Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz

    As we seek your votes on this year's candidates, you’ll note that we have few repeats from 2010 and only one person who  also made our inaugural list of 2009.

  • Tebow Can't Sign Autographs Fast Enough, Fee Rises Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 2:11 PM ET
    Tim Tebow Autographed Denver Broncos (Blue Jersey) with "Merry Christmas"

    Jockey, Nike and FRS are just some the companies that took a chance on Tim Tebow making it at the pro level against all odds. But the company that has likely reaped the most cash from Tebow's success if a Florida-based memorabilia company called Palm Beach Autographs.

  • RGIII's Super Socks Prove Super Elusive Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 10:48 AM ET
    A detail view of Heisman Memorial Trophy Award winner Robert Griffin III of the Baylor Bears showing his Superman socks during a press conference at The New York Marriott Marquis.

    Robert Griffin III set the Twitter world on fire Saturday night when he raised his pant leg to reveal a heroic choice in hosiery before he went on to win the Heisman Trophy. The big reveal resulted in Twitter timelines filled with screencaps of his Superman Cape socks and sent many scrambling to buy the item online.

  • Tim Tebow

    At the risk of enraging his true believer fanatics, let me repeat the conclusion of nearly every professional scout who ever rated the young quarterback: Tebow is not skilled in the art of passing. His ability to read a defense is suspect. His mechanics are inefficient. His accuracy is lacking. He hasn't demonstrated an ability to hit a moving target. But those aren't the real problems with Tebow.

  • AriZona's Arnold Palmer Brand Aiming To Top Snapple Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
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    Arnold Palmer has a lot to smile about these days, but what he lights up the most about is the success of his drink combination. In the 1950's, Arnold Palmer starting mixing his lemonade and iced tea. But the breakthrough that turned what is otherwise called Half & Half, came in at a restaurant in Palm Springs, Calif., years later.  AriZona's Palmer sales will top $150 million this year and, with the brand growing 50 percent a year, it figures to pass Snapple's tea sales next year.

  • Why The NBA Can't Do The Chris Paul Deal Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 10:16 PM ET
    Chris Paul

    On Thursday night, word swirled around the Twitterverse that Chris Paul could be on his way to the Lakers in a trade with the Rockets and the Hornets. At best, the Hornets get a couple of starters and a draft pick. At worst? An all out PR disaster for the league within minutes of ratifying its 10-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the players.

  • Tebow Tattoo Goes Viral Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 6:28 PM ET
    Tim Tebow

    You won’t meet a more crazed group of Broncos fans than the guys at Love n Hate Elite Tattoo Studio in Denver. So when 22-year-old tattoo artist Josh Lucern heard his coworkers bashing on Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, he had to speak up.

  • Albert Pujols Deserves Free Agency Payday from Angels Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 1:59 PM ET
    Albert Pujols

    What do athletes owe the fans? That's the question many in St. Louis are asking today. Some fans think it's delivering the goods and boy has Albert Pujols done that.  But some fans think that they're owed eternal loyalty. That's not fair.  It's not fair to LeBron James and it's not fair to Albert Pujols. Athletes deserve to go somewhere to get more money and they deserve to go somewhere where they think they can better win a title.

  • green-bay-stock-certificate-300.jpg

    The Green Bay Packers are literally printing cash. The thus far undefeated and reigning Super Bowl champions are selling stock for the fifth time in their history today. The shares are said to have an actual value of about 3 cents, but the Packers are selling them for $250 each. It offers almost no benefits other than a place at the annual meeting and a piece of paper proving that you're an owner. The shares haven't been approved by the SEC, don't appreciate and won't move you up the season ticket waiting list. So why do the Packers do this?

  • Did The Baseball Union Make a Colossal Mistake? Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 6:03 PM ET

    When Major League Baseball owners and the players announced that they had reached a new Collective Bargaining Agreement a couple weeks ago, I immediately thought, "Why was it so easy?"

  • Tough Mudder event

    Will Dean isn't ashamed of the fact that he didn't win Harvard Business School's Business Plan Contest in 2009. The reason he was stopped short of the title by Harvard professors? They didn't think his Tough Mudder series had mass appeal.

  • NBA's Revenue Sharing Still Won't Be Good Enough Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 4:01 PM ET
    NBA Lockout

    The majority of fans think the NBA owners prevailed at the end of the lockout. They got most of their season and they cut out $300 million in player revenues each year, which is the equivalent of how much the league's teams say that they collectively lost last year. But the real fight wasn't between the owners and the players. The real fight was between the owners themselves and it still hasn't been resolved.

  • Father and Son Pro Athletes Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 4:39 PM ET
    Professional sports are full of sons who have taken up the mantle of their fathers and gone into the family business. There’s Bobby and Barry Bonds. There’s Archie Manning, who spawned a professional football dynasty in his sons Eli and Peyton. And then there’s the Ken Griffeys and the Cal Ripkens, junior and senior.Unlike some who follow their fathers into the family business, none of these pro athlete sons can be accused of gaining their careers through nepotism. They may have famous pedigrees

    Who are some professional athlete fathers whose sons followed in their footsteps? Find out!

  • Jim Cramer's Scorecard For 2011 Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:37 PM ET

    The 'Mad Money' host's predictions about  about President Obama, China and Greece turned out to be true, but Facebook and the Phillies surprised him. .

  • Sports: NBA Rejected! Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:34 PM ET
    Jason Kidd #2 of the Dallas Mavericks drives against LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat in Game Six of the 2011 NBA Finals.

    Basketball's  labor-management battle costs dearly, Nike puts its stamp on the NFL merchandizing and a sponsorship goes to a new level.

  • Tebow's Performance Leads To More Jersey Sales Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 11:30 AM ET
    Tim Tebow

    A surprising 5-1 record as the quarterback of the Denver Broncos has fans buying #15 Tim Tebow jerseys with confidence.

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