• Pacquiao vs. Algieri in Macau   Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Pacquiao vs. Algieri in Macau

    The "Closing Bell" crew speaks to championship boxers Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri about their upcoming live pay-per-view fight on HBO in Macau.

  • HBO boxing strategy: More knockouts—lots of them Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin after recording his 11th title defense in July.

    The premium cable channel is drawing viewers thanks to a Kazakh knockout artist who may become the next hero of boxing.

  • Sugar Ray Leonard: Boxing needs jolt   Monday, 19 May 2014 | 4:45 PM ET
    Sugar Ray Leonard: Boxing needs jolt of electricity

    Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard weighs in on the state of the boxing industry and his juvenile diabetes foundation. Leonard feels boxers needs more exposure today.

  • Floyd Mayweather: Sterling always respectful to me

    WBC Welterweight Champion Floyd Mayweather weighs in on the possibility of buying the LA Clippers and his relationship with recently banned owner Donald Sterling.

  • Floyd Mayweather promises good fight against Maidana

    WBC Welterweight Champion Floyd Mayweather focuses on his fight Saturday night against Marcos Maidana. Mayweather says he never overlooks any competitor.

  • Don King on business, Putin and concussions Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 5:26 PM ET
    Boxing promoter Don King

    While promoting a fight in Cleveland, the promoter talks politics, how to succeed in business and why MMA is "sophisticated barbarism."

  • Don King: Know what you want & go get it   Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Don King: Know what you want & go get it

    Boxing and self promoter Don King talks to CNBC's Jane Wells about reviving the heavyweight division, MMA, peace in the Middle East, and having confidence in yourself.

  • Does Amir Khan even have a chance?   Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Does Amir Khan even have a chance?

    CNBC's Ted Kemp analyzes British boxer Amir Khan's prospects as he prepares to fight unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather later this year.

  • Mayweather vs. Canelo: The fight outside the ring

    Broadcasters HBO & Showtime are also battling over pay-per-view events. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.

  • Expensive fight night: Mayweather vs. Canelo   Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 1:26 PM ET
    Expensive fight night: Mayweather vs. Canelo

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on the money at stake in the championship bout.

  • Boxing for Kids Charities in Hong Kong   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Boxing for Kids Charities in Hong Kong

    Bankers and financiers in Hong Kong slugged it out at last night's Hedge Fund Fight Night. Seats went for $260 each and the money went to two children's charities.

  • Coolest Athlete Homes Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 6:01 PM ET
    The value of the average home in the U.S. in April was $147,300, according to the real estate website  The home of the professional athlete, however, is likely to be anything but average.The professional athlete is often a distinct type of home buyer who’s different from the average American, in part because the contract and endorsement money makes possible the purchase of colossal, multimillion-dollar homes. However, these athletes can have serious problems selling off real estate.A multimillio

    The average U.S. home value is $147,300, but a professional athlete's home is anything but average. Read ahead to see 10 of the coolest athlete homes on the market.

  • Handicapping the Spelling Bee Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 5:41 PM ET

    Since 2006, I have been telling you who is going to win the title. Since that time, I have had the champion on my list all six times.

  • Logic of Realignment Won’t Be Clear For a Decade Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 5:43 PM ET
    Big XII Conference

    The University of Missouri said it could earn as much as $12 million more per year from an new TV deal in the Southeastern Conference, compared to the deal it had in the Big 12.

  • Explosive Sports Feuds Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 5:03 PM ET
    What would professional sports be without trash talking, grudges, beefs and rivalries? For some, feuds are as integral to spectator sports as the game itself, and sometimes, a contentious situation between star athletes, their coaches and team owners is as enthralling as the score, and can create additional interest in the main event.Some sports feuds are legendary, such as Mike Piazza and Roger Clemens; Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier; John Rocker and the entire city of New York. Some feuds starte

    For some, feuds are as integral to spectator sports as the game itself. Read ahead to see which recent sports feuds have been exciting, thrilling and explosive.

  • Lin Outsells Kobe On NBA's Best Selling Jersey List Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 7:48 AM ET
    Jeremy Lin

    With the last game of the regular season tonight, the NBA released its traditional jersey sales rankings on Thursday morning, based on sales at its online store and its temporary store in Manhattan.

  • Tiger Woods' Popularity Apparent Again Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 10:59 AM ET
    Tiger Woods holds the trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge.

    In the days after life started unraveling for Tiger Woods, it was hard to ever see the light. Hard to believe that he didn't alienate the masses. Hard to believe that he'd ever be marketable again.

  • Tebow, Brady Have Taken On Tough Endorsement Challenges Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 6:55 PM ET

    Tom Brady and Tim Tebow are plenty marketable. But the two quarterbacks have two prominent deals that aren't exactly in slam-dunk endorsement categories: men's shoes and underwear.

  • Sunday Ticket In Your Car? DirecTVAuto Has Arrived Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 1:11 PM ET
    Direct TV Auto

    For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.

  • Why The NBA Can't Do The Chris Paul Deal Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 10:16 PM ET
    Chris Paul

    On Thursday night, word swirled around the Twitterverse that Chris Paul could be on his way to the Lakers in a trade with the Rockets and the Hornets. At best, the Hornets get a couple of starters and a draft pick. At worst? An all out PR disaster for the league within minutes of ratifying its 10-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the players.