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  • Former New Orleans Mayor on Hurricane Isaac     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial provides perspective on the strengthening Hurricane Isaac headed for New Orleans.

  • Louisiana Braces for Isaac     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, (D-LA), discusses how her state is preparing for the impact of Tropical Storm Isaac, and weighs in on the RNC Convention and the 2012 election.

  • Isaac's Impact on Oil & Gas Prices     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 9:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at the storm's impact on the oil industry.

  • Tourism, Isaac, and NOLA     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 7:43 AM ET

    Mark Romig, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation president & CEO, explains how New Orleans plans to ride out the storm and its possible impact on tourism.

  • Isaac's Impact on New Orleans     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace has the update on Isaac and CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the storm's potential impact on the city of New Orleans, with Mike Stack, Army Corps of Engineers. Also, a look at the lessons learned about emergency response from Hurricane Katrina, with Michael Brown, former director of FEMA.

  • Isaac Creates Business Rain Delay     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    Michael Hecht, Greater New Orleans president & CEO, discusses emergency preparedness as Tropical Storm Isaac heads for New Orleans on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

  • Isaac Closes in on Gulf Coast     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 6:01 AM ET

    The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace reports the latest details on Tropical Storm Isaac, as energy companies evacuate offshore oil rigs and shut down Gulf Coast refineries. CNBC's Scott Cohn explains how residents of New Orleans are preparing for the storm.

  • Is New Orleans Prepared for Isaac?     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 1:15 AM ET

    NBC reporter Jay Gray, told CNBC, that ample protection has been put in place in New Orleans for tropical storm Isaac.

  • The 10 Most Overpaid NBA Players Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
    Sports fans hold strong opinions about which pro basketball players deserve their massive salaries, and which ones don’t. One fan, however, has gone further than the average barstool commentator --- Southern Utah University economics professor David Berri. Berri is co-author of the 2006 book “The Wages of Wins,” which determines which players are overpaid with a statistical method called "Wins Produced" that he and his co-authors developed.According to Berri, NBA players are paid for high scorin

    Sports fans hold strong opinions about basketball salaries, but economics professor David Berri developed a statistical method to see which players are the most overpaid.

  • Busiest U.S. Trade Hubs Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.

  • Costly Off-Field Athlete Injuries Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 4:54 PM ET
    If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. Whether it’s a repetitive stress injury from tennis, a torn ACL from football or something more brutal like a hockey stick to the face, sports injuries are simply a part of life for the professional athlete.Those who spend their hours on the field may court blunt force trauma, but that doesn’t mean they can’t injure themselves off the field as well. During this year’s baseball spring training, New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamber

    If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. However, sometimes the off-field injuries are so bizarre they become noteworthy.

  • How Does Saints Punishment Impact New Orleans?     Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 2:45 PM ET

    Fallout continues from the NFL's bounty-hunter decision to suspend New Orleans Saints head coach, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.

  • Tebow Traded, Sean Payton Suspended     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    CNCB's Darren Rovell breaks down the Tim Tebow trade to the New York Jets and the full-year suspension of Saints' head coach Sean Payton for running a team that placed bounties on opposing players. The Saints were also fined $500,000 and lost two second round draft picks -- one in 2012 and another in 2013. Former defensive coordinator Greg Williams, who took a job with the Rams this year, has been suspended indefinitely.

  • Urban Mansions Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 5:09 PM ET
    In city settings, mansions are less expected dwellings, especially in densely populated downtown areas where many people live crammed in on top of one another. There, the thought of a 10,000-plus-square-foot building housing just one family is excessive. Some people  excess and have the fortune to back it up, and those families have left a legacy of impressively ornamented historic homes. The ones intact today are like immersive time capsules back to a bygone era of magnificent opulence. We’ve c

    In city settings, mansions are less-expected dwellings, especially in densely populated downtown areas. We’ve collected a lineup of them here, including no less than three mansions built on beer fortunes.

  • Father and Son Pro Athletes Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 4:39 PM ET
    Professional sports are full of sons who have taken up the mantle of their fathers and gone into the family business. There’s Bobby and Barry Bonds. There’s Archie Manning, who spawned a professional football dynasty in his sons Eli and Peyton. And then there’s the Ken Griffeys and the Cal Ripkens, junior and senior.Unlike some who follow their fathers into the family business, none of these pro athlete sons can be accused of gaining their careers through nepotism. They may have famous pedigrees

    Who are some professional athlete fathers whose sons followed in their footsteps? Find out!

  • Million-Dollar Sports Injuries Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 5:18 PM ET
    On July 30, 2011, the Indianapolis Colts decided not to mess with success. They renewed the contract of star quarterback Peyton Manning who, in a fit of generosity, agreed to five more years of service for a mere . He didn’t need to be the highest paid player in the NFL, he said, and he would make do with the same $18 million a year that Tom Brady squeaked by on.It turned out to be a better deal than anyone realized. On Sept. 7, 2011, after problems recovering from neck surgery that he had under

    What are some of the most notable multimillion-dollar sports injuries? Check out the list.

  • 10 Highly Paid Rookies Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 3:57 PM ET
    For many people, a first job is an entry-level position whose greatest form of payment is experience. People taking these jobs have to slowly climb the ladder and prove themselves before they can earn better money. They have to pay their dues.For professional athletes, there is no entry-level job--they’re put on the field on day one and expected to deliver the goods. Rookie athletes are well-compensated for this, and for many sports fans, the players’ salaries and contracts are almost as fascina

    Check out our list of rookie athletes who received huge paydays to play for major league teams!

  • Protecting Yourself From Storms     Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    A look at how one New Orleans inventor is trying to make the region safer, with CNBC's Mandy Drury.