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  • Miss Alabama's Career Could See Boost from Media Blitz Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 3:38 PM ET

    Katherine Webb achieved Internet stardom in a roundabout way, but career coaches say the incident could propel the beauty queen to bigger things.

  • Who Is Katherine Webb?   Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 1:47 PM ET
    Who Is Katherine Webb?

    Ratings for last night's college football championship were higher than the year before. CNBC's Brian Shactman and Kayla Tausche discuss what has everyone talking about a woman named Katherine Webb.

  • Luck of the Irish On & Off the Field   Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 7:49 PM ET
    Luck of the Irish On & Off the Field

    CNBC's Brian Shactman and Mary Thompson report on tonight's BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame; and Tony Fratto, CNBC Contributor and Chris Lehane, former President Clinton Special Assistant Council, discuss who they'd like to see win.

  • Pay College Athletes?   Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 3:55 PM ET
    Pay College Athletes?

    Tonight's national championship between Notre Dame and Alabama will bring millions of dollars to both schools, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Fighting Irish Profits   Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    Fighting Irish Profits

    It's a big day for college football, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Manti T'eo #5 of Notre Dame moves against Wake Forest on November 17, 2012 in South Bend, Indiana.

    The game is expected to be the most wagered game in the Bowl Championship Series.

  • Sports in 2013   Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 4:46 PM ET
    Sports in 2013

    CNBC's Brian Shactman offers his sports predictions for 2013.

  • Craig Reece, Deer Valley Specialist UT   Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM ET
    Craig Reece, Deer Valley Specialist UT

    Craig Reece, Deer Valley Specialist UT. discusses why he watches shows on CNBC. "Everybody wants to know what's going on in the real world, even when they're on vacation," he says.

  • Playing with a Pro: Thuzio   Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 2:48 PM ET
    Playing with a Pro: Thuzio

    A new company is offering a unique gift experience for the sports fan in your life. CNBC's Brian Shactman has the the details.

  • Firing a Coach, at a Price, With Little Evidence the Move Pays Off

    The latest symbol of the college football arms race is not the coaches’ salaries themselves but rather the money that university officials are spending to buy out those huge contracts when a coach falters.

  • Rutgers-Skeptic Kernen Now Honorary Alumn   Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 6:55 AM ET
    Squawk's 'Very-Own' Rutgers Jerseys

    Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti trash talks with the Squawk Box gang, and gives football jerseys to Joe, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. The numbers on the shirts are based on their school spirit. (1:23)

  • Abramovich’s Management Style Raises Many Questions

    U.K. soccer team Chelsea have this week sacked their eighth manager in nine years which has lead to criticism from numerous pundits and fans up and down the country. It’s also raised questions about the owner of the team, Roman Abramovich’s style of management and why people would want to work for him.

  • Under Armour Takes on Female Market   Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 6:30 AM ET
    Under Armour Takes on Female Market

    Under Armour's women's business is up 30 percent annually over the past five years. Kevin Plank, chairman, president & CEO of Under Armour, weighs in.

  • Ryder Cup: The Competition for Your Wrist Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 4:35 PM ET
    Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy of Europe celebrate on the 18th green after defeating the team of Furyk/Snedeker 1up during the Morning Foursome Matches for The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 28, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois.

    The most intense competition might be for the space on players' wrists — and yours.

  • Bad NFL Call: A $1 Billion Mistake? Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 12:29 PM ET
    Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.

    On the final play of Monday night's NFL game, a controversial touchdown call changed the game's outcome.  Some sources say it was a $150-300 million dollar swing. Various Las Vegas sources told CNBC, it was much more than that.

  • For NFL, Does a Blown Call by Referees Really Matter? Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 10:47 AM ET
    Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.

    On the final play of Monday night's game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, a Seahawks pass was called a touchdown when it appeared Green Bay had actually intercepted the ball.  But does a "blown call" really matter?

  • NJ-nets-barclays-center-inside-200.jpg

    At Friday's ribbon cutting for the Barclays Center, the new Brooklyn home for the NBA's Nets franchise, a transformation was clear.  The New Jersey Nets were never cool. The BROOKLYN Nets are.

  • Savannah-State-University-football-200.jpg

    If you go with No. 6 Florida State in Saturday's game against lowly Savannah State, you'll be starting with a 70 1/2-point deficit. But Savannah State will get nearly $500,000 for just showing up.

  • NCAA Slams Penn State With Unprecedented Sanctions Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 9:26 AM ET
    Penn State student Laura Lovins and others react to the sanctions the NCAA announced against Penn State in the HUB on the campus of Penn State on July 23, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania.

    The NCAA has slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

  • How Dynamic Pricing Is Changing Sports Ticketing Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 11:46 AM ET
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    Sports ticketing has always been under pricing and availability pressures—and  subject to the wrath of fans. But a fairly new way of doing business is being tested by sports leagues, hoping to boost revenues and fan access.