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  • Cubs' Ricketts talks renovating Wrigley     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Chicago Cubs owner and Chairman Tom Ricketts, about his family's investment in the Cubs and potentially selling minority ownership stakes to help finance renovations for Wrigley Field.

  • No Tiger Woods = Less money around the Masters Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    Tiger Woods at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship, March 9, 2014, in Doral, Fla.

    If you've ever wanted to roam the beautiful greens of Augusta, this may be the year to do it.

  • A sick tot at sea: Who pays for misadventure? Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 10:29 AM ET
    AP | US Coast Guard

    Despite years of ever-riskier adventures and equally elaborate rescue efforts when adventures become misadventures, government agencies and military services generally are reluctant to seek compensation.

  • Golf pro previews the 2014 Masters     Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 7:51 AM ET
    Golfer Graeme McDowell.

    Graeme McDowell, Pro golfer, provides a preview of the 2014 Masters Tournament as the unofficial start to the golf season begins. And McDowell shares his thoughts on how he's been playing. My game's been steadily improving the last few years, he says.

  • UConn doubles down on March Madness benefits, again Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 4:24 PM ET
    Ryan Boatright, left, and Breanna Stewart of the University of Connecticut Huskies

    The University of Connecticut is sending its two basketball teams to the NCAA final's, and good things are happening to the school.

  • The 10 best-selling Major League Baseball jerseys Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates runs to first base against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    Now that it's "play ball" time, here are baseball's 10 top-selling jerseys.

  • Formula 1 racing ... for electric cars? Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 12:41 PM ET
    Formula E race car

    The first fully electric auto racing championship soon gets underway, as Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag tells CNBC.

  • NCAA final game: UConn vs. Kentucky     Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 12:56 PM ET

    UConn and Kentucky go head to head in Monday night's NCAA championship game. NBC Sports "SportsDash" host Dave Briggs shares his predictions.

  • Fomula E: Start your 'electric' engines     Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag discusses the new motor racing championship series that features cars powered only by electricity. Agag also lays out his vision for the future of electric vehicles and the involvement of Leonardo DiCaprio in the sport.

  • 'Squawk Box' talks Masters & NCAA     Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    NBC Sports "SportsDash" host Dave Briggs shares his NCAA picks, and discusses the chance for Jordan Spieth at the Masters now that Tiger Woods has dropped out.

  • Nike swings for $1.2B market with golf ball lab Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    Nike's Oven West is an R&D laboratory dedicated entirely to golf balls—developing them, testing them and bringing new models to market.

  • Yankees vs Red Sox: Which team spends smarter? Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:19 PM ET
    Jacoby Ellsbury of the New York Yankees

    The ultimate game between the Red Sox and Yankees remains the same: Who will reap a better return on their investments?

  • Boston's Green Monster goes digital with selfies Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    Green Monster, Fenway Park, Boston

    The most iconic baseball wall in the U.S. is going social.

  • There's no paternity in baseball! Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 4:46 PM ET
    Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets criticized for taking a few days of paternity leave.

    The hubbub surrounding the paternity leave of the N.Y. Mets' Daniel Murphy is a sign of a new battle brewing over gender stereotypes—among dads.

  • Final Four tix most expensive ever: Pro     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Jack Groetzinger, Seatgeek co-founder, explains why Final Four tickets are at an all-time high, as well as the strong growth in music and the NFL.

  • Wildcat's road to Final Four no slam dunk     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    Eli Capilouto, University of Kentucky president, discusses school pride and the big business of college basketball.

  • Nike launches RZN as Tiger withdraws     Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    Cindy Davis, Nike Golf president, discuses Nike's new RZN golf ball and weighs in on the report that Tiger Woods has pulled out of The Masters.

  • Inside Nike's golf ball laboratory     Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports from Nike's golf ball lab known as "the oven" where engineers "cook up" new designs and produce its golf balls.

  • Restaurants hope Final Four is a slam dunk Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    NCAA Final Four signage at AT&T Stadium on March 31, 2014 in Arlington, Texas

    The Final Four NCAA basketball tournament will make for a busy and profitable weekend, food retailer CEOs tell CNBC.

  • Final Four sparks pizza wars     Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Patrick Doyle, President & CEO of Domino's Pizza, shares his winning strategy to beat the competition.

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