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  • 'Chevy Guy' and the awkward World Series moment Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    San Francisco Giants’ Madison Bumgarner, left, holds the MVP trophy as he shakes hands with "Chevy guy" Rikk Wilde after Game 7 of the World Series in Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 29, 2014.

    As awkward moments go during the celebrations of sports championships, the "Chevy Guy" presenting the World Series MVP with a truck is up there.

  • Cleveland's slam dunk     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:53 PM ET

    LeBron James returns to Cleveland tonight. CNBC's Morgan Brennan discusses the huge marketing opportunity for LeBron's sponsors, and the boost to the economy in Cleveland.

  • Breeders' Cup and NBC announce 10-year extension Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Ryan Moore rides Dank (1) to a first-place finish in the Breeder's Cup at Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia, Calif., Nov. 2, 2013.

    The Breeders' Cup and the NBC Sports Group announced a 10-year extension that will keep the racing extravaganza on NBC through 2025.

  • LeBron James: Basketball star, economic booster Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during a game against the Indiana Pacers at Cintas Center on October 15, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    On Thursday, the Cavs embark on a new era, as King James returns in what is sure to be a celebratory and emotional homecoming.

  • The LeBron effect     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    LeBron James makes his storied return to Cleveland tonight. CNBC's Morgan Brennan speaks to Len Komoroski, Cleveland Cavaliers CEO, about LeBron's financial impact to the city and their digital strategy.

  • Ex-Red Sox pitcher, trustee reach bankruptcy deal Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    Curt Schilling at the tenth anniversary of the 2004 World Series Championship team, Boston, May 28, 2014.

    Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has reached an agreement on the Studio 38 bankruptcy case.

  • The 'King' is back in Cleveland     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at the "LeBron effect" of NBA star LeBron James' as he returns to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

  • Defense: FBI posed as repairmen in sports bet ruse Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:49 AM ET
    Seal of the FBI

    Federal agents impersonated repair techs to get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to lawyers.

  • Electronic Arts Q2 results beat; shares rise Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:53 PM ET
    Electronic Arts (EA) signage is displayed on the back of a chair at the company's campus in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

    Electronic Arts posted better-than-expected revenue and profit for its fiscal second quarter, driven by strong digital sales and cost controls.

  • Twitter hitting sports & branded goods: Pro     Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    Discussing Twitter's earnings and drop in use engagement, with Cathie Wood, ARK Investment Management CEO.

  • MSG stock surges on decision to explore spinoff Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    Big investors cheer MSG's decision to explore a possible spinoff that would separate entertainment from its media and sports businesses.

  • Ex-NFL star on finding yield in a volatile market Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:51 PM ET
    Jack Brewer of the New York Giants on December 12, 2004 in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Hey, young millionaires: Searching for yield in a volatile market? Here's former NFL star Jack Brewer's advice.

  • Jersey sports bets delayed     Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    Sports betting is illegal according to the Federal law in all but 4 states. CNBC's Morgan Brennan provides an update on the debate over sports betting in New Jersey.

  • Bargains for billionaires     Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    One reason why billionaires could be fans of buying sports teams, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Ballmer gets $1B tax windfall from Clippers buy Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 11:25 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer, former chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., gestures as he speaks during a news conference after he was introduced as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles, California.

    Steve Ballmer stands to gain as much as $1 billion in tax benefits as a result of his $2 billion purchase of the LA Clippers. FT reports.

  • Gambling blocked in NJ     Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 10:58 AM ET

    A U.S. district judge temporarily blocked a New Jersey racetrack's plans to legalize sports betting. CNBC's Morgan Brennan discusses what's next for New Jersey's struggling gambling industry.

  • Could London have an NFL team?     Sunday, 26 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil Han takes a look at the economics of possible international expansion for the NFL.

  • Monday morning quarterback     Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" news team and Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, discuss this year's World Series playoff, and week 8 in the NFL.

  • Detroit is a rising phoenix? Dan Gilbert says yes Sunday, 26 Oct 2014 | 3:04 PM ET
    Dan Gilbert

    Dan Gilbert owns more than 9 million square feet of Detroit, and thinks he can develop good business out of every inch.

  • Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 5:45 PM ET
    Indian Blessing, ridden by Garrett Gomez, leads the pack around turn four in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies during the Breeders' Cup at Monmouth Park in Monmouth Junction, N.J.

    A US judge issued a temporary restraining order after a request by the NFL, the NBA, the NHL, Major League Baseball and the NCAA.

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