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  • Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Michael Phelps looks on after swimming in the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships on August 22, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.

    He has been training for competition in recent months, coming out of retirement after the 2012 London Games, USA Today reports.

  • FCC votes to ditch sports TV blackout rule Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    The FCC votes unanimously to eliminate the 4-decade-old TV blackout rule for games that do not sell out.

  • FCC votes on NFL blackout rules     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    The FCC is voting today on the NFL's television blackout rules. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the agency is expected to loosen its 40-year-old rules in spite of protests by the league.

  • California bans tax write-offs for pro sports fines Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:10 AM ET
    os Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors, April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

    The measure signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown was inspired by the $2.5-million fine levied against Donald Sterling. The LA Times reports.

  • Grant Hill: From all-star to NBA team owner? Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 3:04 PM ET
    Grant Hill, former NBA player.

    He and his partners came up short in bidding for the L.A. Clippers, but Grant Hill isn't giving up. He tells CNBC he still wants to own a team.

  • Investing with NBA All-Star Grant Hill     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    Seven time NBA All-Star Grant Hill of private investment firm Penta Mezzanine Fund, discusses what kinds of companies are attractive to him and his team.

  • Tackling NFL's problems     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp weighs in on some of the problems facing the NFL and its brand. Sapp also discusses tonight's 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to honor The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

  • NYC soccer team struggles to find a place to play Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Sales people arrange team merchandise as they begin sales after the new MLS franchise New York City Football Club unveiled their new team badge in New York.

    New York City Football Club's search for a stadium may be the only soccer game with an ending less satisfying than a shoot-out.

  • Derek Jeter memorabilia will cost you (a lot) ! Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 4:38 PM ET
    Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees waves to the fans after a game winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

    Popular, pricey, and sometimes peculiar Derek Jeter memorabilia—from $410 used socks to a $155,000 World Series bat.

  • Champion sports stocks     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    After Nike's strong quarter, the FMHR traders take their positions in sports stocks, including Under Armour.

  • Guess what they'll pay to see LeBron in Cleveland Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    Fans wearing LeBron James shirts gather at a bar in downtown Cleveland on July 11, 2014.

    Across the board, the Cleveland Cavaliers are seeing boosts to business since LeBron James said he's bringing his talents back to his hometown.

  • Tee time at the Ryder Cup     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:21 AM ET

    Steve Burkowski, Golf Channel reporter, takes a behind the scenes look at how the Americans are likely to fare as they take on Europe's top golfers.

  • Twitter in 'fast lane' on monetization: Pro     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Carl Uminski, COO and co-founder of Somo, says social media is "huge" when it comes to sporting events and that advertisers can now reach new customers through social networks.

  • Rain creates bargains, risks for Jeter's last game Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees looks on during an at-bat against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on September 24, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

    Prices for Derek Jeter's last home game are plummeting, for fans willing to brave the rain.

  • Steve Ballmer's LA Clippers vision     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton asks LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, about his passion for the LA Clippers, as well as his opinions on CEO Satya Nadella's management at Microsoft.

  • Steve Ballmer grades own legacy     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, about his legacy at Microsoft.

  • Jeter's last home game     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Discussing the ticket prices for Yankee Derek Jeter's final home game, and how they compare to past games, with TiqIQ CEO Jesse Lawrence.

  • Ballmer's post-Microsoft chapter     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    Former Microsoft CEO and current Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer says he always knew he wanted to have a "chapter in his life post-Microsoft." CNBC's Josh Lipton asks Ballmer about the potential earnings for the team.

  • Ballmer breath of fresh air: Parsons     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    Richard Parsons shares his thoughts on Steve Ballmer's new role as owner of the LA Clippers and offers some words of advice.

  • Parsons: US economy stronger, Europe puzzling     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    Providence Equity Partners' Richard Parson shares his thoughts on the U.S. and global economy. Europe's economy is still a big question mark, says Parsons.

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