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  • This is what NFL rookie Borland left on the table Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 2:42 PM ET
    Linebackers Coach Jim Leavitt of the San Francisco 49ers talks with Chris Borland #50 during the game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 9, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Chris Borland is retiring from the NFL after only one season, potentially giving up millions in the process.

  • Young NFL retirement an 'epidemic': Jack Brewer   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
    Young NFL retirement an 'epidemic': Jack Brewer

    FM contributor Jon Najarian, and former NFL player and CEO of The Brewer Group Jack Brewer, discuss head injuries and its impact on early retirement in the NFL.

  • Pro football player retires, fearing head trauma Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 7:42 AM ET
    Chris Borland of the San Francisco 49ers

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland told ESPN that he is retiring following his standout rookie season because of concerns about head trauma.

  • Up for grabs: NBA uniform and apparel contract Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 4:18 PM ET
    A shopper walks past Adidas AG merchandise in Beijing, China, on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. Adidas, the exclusive maker of National Basketball Association (NBA) uniforms.

    Adidas announced it will not be renewing its partnership with the NBA when its current contract expires following the 2016-2017 season.

  • Move over, Tiger: EA has a new golf face Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 2:14 PM ET
    Rory McIlroy

    Irish golfer Rory McIlroy will appear on the cover of Electronic Arts' "Rory McIlroy PGA Tour," slated for release this summer.

  • How Major League Soccer is scoring more fans Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 11:53 AM ET
    Lamar Neagle #27 of the Seattle Sounders FC battles Dan Gargan #33 of the Los Angeles Galaxy during the Western Conference Final last November in Seattle.

    Teams are turning to social media to communicate with fans, boosting enthusiasm and mobile ticket ordering—and scoring a major win.

  • Bet on the markets, not the brackets   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 7:48 AM ET
    Bet on the markets, not the brackets

    CNBC's Eric Chemi explains why investors are better off sticking with stocks instead of basketball picks.

  • The madness begins inside the brackets   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 7:42 AM ET
    The madness begins inside the brackets

    NBC's Dave Briggs runs through the field of contenders for the 2015 men's NCAA Basketball Tournament.

  • Why 'moneyball' doesn't work for business Saturday, 14 Mar 2015 | 9:40 AM ET
    ose Altuve of the Houston Astros is tagged out at home plate by James McCann of the Detroit Tigers on March 12, 2015 in Kissimmee, Florida.

    Big data is better at defense than offense, which means companies are spending money on technology that makes them penny-wise and pound-foolish.

  • Pay for play: NCAA schools keep eye on legal fight Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 5:01 PM ET
    Ed O'Bannon of UCLA in 1995

    The NCAA's entire concept of the amateur college athlete may be at stake in the courtroom.

  • Major league soccer's goal   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    The goal for major league soccer

    Tom Glick, New York City FC President, shares his thoughts on a major milestone for professional soccer's Major League Soccer league, the prospects on ticket sales, and the possibility of an MLS stadium.

  • Formula E comes to US   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 11:52 AM ET
    Formula E comes to US

    Fully-electric racing series Formula E is continuing its inaugural season this week with its first race in Miami. Alejandro Agag, Formula E CEO, shares his vision.

  • NCAA pool is worth $15,000—if you can write code Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    The Final Four logo NCAA

    Forget actual knowledge about basketball. Tech-savvy sports fans construct algorithms to make March Madness predictions——for a $15,000 prize.

  • Vail Resorts CEO on earnings   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:07 AM ET
    Vail Resorts CEO on earnings

    Rob Katz, Vail Resorts CEO, breaks down his company's quarterly results and discusses how his company was able to navigate the past quarter's currency shifts. Also Katz provides his thoughts on the acquisition of Utah's popular Park City Mountain Resort.

  • Sherman shocks Cramer for 10th   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks.

    For Mad Money's 10th anniversary week, Jim Cramer's staff surprises Jim with a mystery guest - a hero of his and a legend on the football field.

  • 5 NFL players set to make bank on free agency Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:34 PM ET
    Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions

    Many NFL stars are expected to get huge raises when free agency starts, but these players stand to gain the most.

  • NCAA tourney run can bring billions (with a 'B') Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:27 PM ET
    UConn star Rebecca Lobo, center, raises the NCAA trophy after winning the finals against the University of Tennessee, Minneapolis, MN, April 1995.

    Cinderella teams that go deep into the NCAA basketball tournament can reap serious riches for their schools.

  • Will athletes use Apple Watch? Ask Roger Federer Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 11:29 AM ET
    Roger Federer during a press conference on March 9, 2015 in New York.

    Apple says its new watch is great for physical fitness. But 17-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer is not so easily sold.

  • Who are NFL's top 10 free agents? Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 10:47 AM ET
    Darrelle Revis

    The NFL's free agent market opens for business today. USA Today compiles a list of the 10 best players teams might fight over. The USAToday reports.

  • Rangers star looks to raise $100K with 'The Mask' Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    A goalie mask designed by Don Blanton for the New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist.

    The star goalie for the New York Rangers has begun wearing custom game masks that he is auctioning off to support charity causes.

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