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  • Squawk sports: Andy Murray & Serena Williams     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Former pro tennis player and coach, and ESPN tennis analyst Brad Gilbert, weighs in on Andy Murray and Serena Williams' performances at the U.S. Open.

  • BT Sport tackles Sky over soccer rights Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 6:34 AM ET
    Olivier Giroud of Arsenal jumps to head the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage on August 24, 2013 in London.

    Sky will find it a "challenge" to retain the rights to all of the English Premier League soccer matches, its rival BT Sport told CNBC.

  • BT Sport 'hasn't been a giant killer': Pro     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Claire Enders, CEO of Enders Analysis, says the rise of BT Sport has not had a negative effect on its competitors.

  • John Petter, CEO of the consumer division at BT, says Sky will have a "challenge" winning rights to soccer games in the upcoming auction.

  • $100,000 for wearable analytics devices?     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    Adir Shiffman, Chairman of Catapult Sports, introduces the firm's wearable analytics device and explains why it justifies the steep price tag of $100,000.

  • 49er McDonald jailed for alleged domestic violence Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers.

    Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.

  • $1 Million furniture giveaway     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Shoppers at Ashley Furniture are getting $1 million in free stuff, after the owner in College Station, Texas, said it would reimburse anything bought last week if A&M Aggies beat South Carolina Gamecocks by more than 10 points. Mark Wilks, Ashley Furniture Store owner, says he's happy about the deal.

  • Surfing industry boost from GoPro     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Surfers are catching the action via GoPro cameras and drones, and some say the video content is giving a boost to the surfing industry. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports.

  • From defensive lineman to CEO Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    Deloitte Tax CEO and former college defensive lineman Carl Allegretti says he learned some valuable lessons for business from the football field.

  • Prince Sports CEO on State of Tennis     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Mike Ballardie, CEO Of Prince Sports talks about the state of the sport and his company's latest innovations.

  • UK soccer clubs splash record $1.2B on players Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    Top-flight English soccer clubs spent a record level on new players this summer, a Deloitte study showed.

  • Shelly Sterling: I didn't know who Ballmer was Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    Shelly Sterling, wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, laughs during an interview with The Associated Press, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Los Angeles.

    In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Shelly Sterling offered details on how she negotiated one of the richest deals in sports.

  • Surf's up dude     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    Gen Xers are driving sales, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan on the surfing industry's impressive growth.

  • NFL gets tough on domestic violence     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:49 AM ET

    The NFL announces it will impose strict penalties for incidences of abuse and sexual assaults. NBC's Dave Briggs discusses the NFL's strict stance against domestic violence.

  • NFL toughens penalties for domestic violence Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:22 PM ET
    Roger Goodell

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced stricter punishments for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense.

  • NFL toughens domestic violence guidelines     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    The NFL has imposed forceful penalties for domestic violence and sexual assaults. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports two time offenders face banishment from the league.

  • How tennis players cash in     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:48 PM ET
    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns the ball in a match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during a Rogers Cup Toronto semi-final match in Toronto, Canada.

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports tennis creates some of the wealthiest athletes in the world.

  • Putting a price tag on fantasy football Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    "Eighty percent of fantasy players tell us they expect to be playing in a decade, and half say they will play until they die," said an expert.

  • Tennis tech hits new level     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    The new smart racquet from Babolat has sensors integrated into the handle that allow players access information like power, impact location and number of strokes. CNBC's Robert Frank hits with pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

  • Putting the 'smartest' racket in tennis to the test Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns the ball in a match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during a Rogers Cup Toronto semi-final match in Toronto, Canada.

    Babolat's Play, a smart racket that tracks a tennis player's performance, may take the tennis tech battle to a whole new level.

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