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  • Cowboys' owner in racy photos or is it extortion? Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is shown prior to a game between the Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles in Arlington, Texas.

    A Twitter user on Tuesday posted photos allegedly of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in sexually suggestive poses with young women.

  • Johnny Football puts derivatives in playbook Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Johnny Manziel signs autographs after practice during training camp in Berea, Ohio.

    Regulatory filings show that Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is slated to receive warrants to purchase stock with his latest endorsement.

  • Danica Patrick on new shades, Twitter etiquette Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    In dealing with her more than a dozen sponsors, including Revo, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick tells CNBC she does not like to overpromote her brands on Twitter.

  • Danica Patrick's cool new shades     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:48 AM ET
    Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet

    Danica Patrick, NASCAR racer, discusses the launch of her first line of Revo sunglasses; a portion of the proceeds goes to the National Parks Conversation Association. Also Patrick discusses the business of branding.

  • Tiger teeing off at PGA's Valhalla     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    David Briggs, NBC Sports anchor, discusses the PGA's final major of the year and whether fans can expect to see Tiger Woods win.

  • Reggie Wilkes, senior financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, says rookie NFL players should have a "game plan" to deal with their new-found wealth.

  • Betting big on horses     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    Yearlings are one-year-old horses bred from champions but not yet trained, and they are sold at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga Sale. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports owners say the key to investing in thoroughbreds is scale.

  • Ecclestone pays $100M to settle bribery trial     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Christian Sylt, editor at Formula Money, comments on the Ecclestone bribery trail - which ended after the F1 boss offered a $100 million settlement - and what it means for the sport.

  • Feds charge Biogenesis owner Bosch in steroids case Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:23 AM ET
    In this booking photo provided by the Miami-Dade Police Department, Anthony Bosch poses for his mug shot April 4, 2012 in Key Biscayne, Florida. Bosch, founder of the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic, was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

    Biogenesis founder Anthony Bosch self-surrendered to authorities, a spokesperson for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said.

  • Tony Bosch of Biogenisis surrendered to authorities after being charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • F1 boss Ecclestone will pay $100M to end trial Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    Bernie Ecclestone, the head of Formula One racing, gives an interview while leaving the Oberlandesgericht Muenchen courthouse after judges agreed to conclude his trial for bribery on August 5, 2014 in Munich, Germany.

    The prosecution told the court that due to Ecclestone's "advanced age" and "other extenuating circumstances," they supported the settlement.

  • F1 boss Ecclestone offers $100M to end trial Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:15 AM ET
    Bernie Ecclestone

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has offered to make a $100 million payment to end a trial on bribery charges.

  • NFL game changer: Track the player     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 12:31 PM ET
    Tight end Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers runs against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers December 15, 2013 in Tampa, Florida.

    NFL players will have two chips on their bodies during each game this season so fans can track their every movement on the field. Anders Gustafsson, Zebra Technologies CEO, provides insight to the technology.

  • These bikes are 'Made in the USA' Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Workers craft Trek Bicycles in Waterloo, Wis. Most bikes, however, are manufactured in Asia.

    As most production has moved overseas, Trek Bicycles has managed to hold onto some domestic production. Inside their Wisconsin headquarters.

  • Water bikes could make a ripple in exercise tech Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 1:58 PM ET
    Judah Schiller floats on Schiller Sports’ X1 water bike.

    For Judah Schiller, CEO of a new water bicycle producer, biking can become more feasible on water than kayaking or boating.

  • Man United owners to bank $150M in stake cut Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Manchester United's American owners are to cut their stake in the club and look set to bank around $150 million as a result, the club said.

  • Golf's youth problem: Millennials aren't playing Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 10:53 AM ET
    Customers play at the opening of Topgolf’s Scottsdale, Ariz., location.

    The good news: Many young adults haven't left the game completely—they just want a cheaper, more engaging experience.

  • Adidas shares plunge 13% after Russia warning Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:06 AM ET
    Brazuca match balls for the FIFA World Cup 2014 lie in a rack in front of the adidas logo

    Adidas shares tanked more than 13 percent after it cut its profit targets for 2014, warning "tensions" in Russia would hit its bottom line.

  • Poker player loses $1M in most horrific way Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Longtime poker commentator Lon McEachern called the loss "the worst beat in the history of tournament poker," USA Today reports.

  • Remember the Alamo! Raiders eye San Antonio move Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    The Oakland Raiders are exploring whether to relocate the team to San Antonio, according to a report.

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