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  • NBA is 'truly international': Ex-NBA Champ  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    Ahead of the NBA game between the Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks in London, two-time champion Hakeem Olajuwon says the NBA has become a "truly international" basketball league.

  • Two-time NBA champ on his real estate investments  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    Two-time champion Hakeem Olajuwon discusses his property investments in Houston.

  • Manny Pacquiao agrees to fight Floyd Mayweather Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 6:33 PM ET
    Manny Pacquiao trains during a workout session at The Venetian Macao, Nov. 20, 2014, in Macau.

    Yahoo Sports reported that Manny Pacquiao has agreed to the terms for a May 2 bout with Floyd Mayweather. Now the deal is in Mayweather's corner.

  • Sugar Ray Leonard challenges boxing's old business model  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:42 PM ET

    Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, discusses his partnership with NBC Sports to bring fights to non-premium television.

  • The end game: Athlete retirement  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    Even though they make millions during their career, professional athletes have an even greater risk of outliving their money, since their retirement can last 50 years or more. CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses a new game plan with BrightScope founders Mike and Ryan Alfred.

  • Prokhorov: Want the Brooklyn Nets? Call me Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:26 PM ET
    Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov

    Brooklyn Nets ownership is open to offers to sell stake in the team, but nothing is imminent, owner Mikhail Prokhorov said.

  • How Boston plans to do the Olympics—for $5 billion Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    United States Olympic Committee president Lawrence F. Probst III, flanked by Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh (left) , talks about the USOC selecting Boston as its applicant city to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games during a press conference at the Boston Convention Center and Exhibition Center last Friday.

    It's remarkably expensive to host the Olympics, but Boston is proposing bargain-price games for 2024.

  • Cashing in on championship games  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:54 AM ET

    Eric Chemi, CNBC's senior editor-at-large, and Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, discuss the big money involved in college sports.

  • Buckeyes capture national title  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:49 AM ET

    Eric Chemi, CNBC's senior editor-at-large, and Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, discuss the title game between Oregon and Ohio State.

  • Uber offers chopper rides to college champ game Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    The College Football Championship game is hours away, and fans going to the game in Arlington, Texas, now have a way to avoid game-night traffic.

  • NFL playoffs in full swing  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 8:40 AM ET

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, takes a look at Monday night's college football playoff championship game, and week two of the NFL playoffs.

  • Could the NY Knicks be the worst team in history? Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 2:02 PM ET
    Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks looks on during a game at Madison Square Garden last November.

    The Knicks have a giant payroll but a terrible record. They are on pace to win 11 games this year, or $8 million per win, the worst rate ever.

  • NCAA champ series: Big ratings, cheaper tickets Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    The Ohio State Buckeyes play against the Oregon Ducks.

    Despite high anticipation, the new college football playoff means tickets to the championship may be cheaper than years past.

  • Ray Rice probe concluded  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 2:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the probe into when the Ray Rice elevator video was received by the NFL has been concluded.

  • Extreme move in Dick's Sporting Goods  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 12:23 PM ET

    FMHR trader Jon Najarian explains one options trade with an impressive 3,000 percent return.

  • Working out with wearables  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 10:49 AM ET

    Harvey Spevak, Equinox President & CEO, discusses how health and fitness wearables are impacting the bricks and mortar fitness industry.

  • Karmazin: I would invest in this media merger Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 9:29 AM ET
    Mel Karmazin, former Sirius CEO

    Former CBS chief Mel Karmazin also says media companies must get bigger in order to deal with advertisers and distributors.

  • Sponsors exit soccer club as it looked to sign rapist Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 9:16 AM ET

    A deal that would have seen a convicted rapist sign for soccer club Oldham Athletic has been called off, as a number of sponsors pulled out.

  • Messier: 'Rivalry on Ice'—Harvard vs Yale  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 8:21 AM ET

    NHL Hall of Famer Mark Messier, discusses the "amazing opportunity" playing college hockey, rising popularity of professional hockey and transitioning from hockey pro to coach.

  • Stern: Dish's ESPN deal not a threat to NBA Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 9:36 AM ET
    David Stern

    A deal to offer ESPN as part of a streaming package could bring in new NBA viewers, David Stern said.

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