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  • Buffett backs $1 billion March Madness prize offer Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Avery Dingman #22 of the Creighton Bluejays drives on Seth Curry #30 of the Duke Blue Devils.

    Warren Buffett and Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, are teaming up to offer $1 billion for the perfect NCAA March Madness bracket.

  • The English Premier League needs to "correct itself," according to the chairman of London-based team Queens Park Rangers (QPR).

  • Belk Stores may score big with the bowl game Saturday, 28 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Fans take in the Belk Bowl.

    As part of a national marketing campaign to woo female fans, Belk Stores renews its sponsorship of the college football game that bears its name.

  • The lawsuit that could reshape college sports Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    Ed O'Bannon

    Win or lose, a lawsuit against the NCAA to give college athletes compensation for the use of their likeness will likely change collegiate athletics.

  • Like college bowl games? You'll love next year Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    Eddie Lacy No. 42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game at Sun Life Stadium on Jan. 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    Get ready sports fans. There are 35 college football bowl games for your holiday viewing, and next year's even better.

  • A security officer stands at the finish line of the New York City Marathon October 31, 2013 in New York as preparations continue for the November 3 race.

    They're back in the Big Apple: 50,000 runners, including over 21,000 holdovers from the canceled 2012 race, plus more than $1 million to ensure safety.

  • Penn State to pay $59.7M over Sandusky Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 1:56 PM ET
    Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

    Penn State will pay $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

  • Billion dollar makeover of Madison Square Garden Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    Madison Square Garden's billion dollar makeover.

    Three years, 2.6 million man hours of work and a billion dollars later, Madison Square Garden is reopening for business.

  • Is a overhaul in order for the multibillion-dollar world of college sports? Jack Brewer, Brewer Group, CEO and founder, says all college athletes should be paid and share a "piece of the pie," with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Nike's latest wearable technology: FuelBand SE Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 10:10 AM ET
    Nike+ Fuelband SE

    The world's biggest sporting goods maker has unveiled the latest iteration of its FuelBand fitness tracker.

  • These stocks are ready for a World Cup bounce Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 2:32 AM ET

    English soccer fans were booking their flights to Rio de Janeiro Tuesday evening after a shaky qualifying round finally ended with the national team qualifying for next year's Brazilian World Cup.

  • 'Moneyball' lessons pay off for the playoffs Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 10:02 AM ET
    Brad Pitt in the film Moneyball.

    For the most part, the size of a player's salary, or a team's payroll, didn't have a lot to do with a baseball team's entry into this postseason.

  • The most loved, hated college football team is ... Saturday, 5 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Notre Dame vs. Ohio State

    Notre Dame ranks No. 1 off the field with fans, according to Harris Interactive. Its popularity is helping drive higher ticket, retail and advertising sales.

  • The $51,500 watch designed by... LeBron James? Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    Lebron James visits the Audemars Piguet factory in Switzerland where he helped design a limited edition watch called the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph.

    "King James" teamed up with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet. The watch comes with an 18-karat pink gold case and black ceramic and diamond set push pieces.

  • Alabama rematch with Manziel scores record price Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies is tackled by defensive back Vinny Sunseri #3 and defensive back Dee Milliner #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

    Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.

  • $10 billion sport in bitter drug-testing fight Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    The two sides were trading blame, rather than blood vials, over hGH. The banned substance is far harder to detect than steroids.

  • Champions League soccer success ‘critical’ Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 10:16 AM ET

    But there is more at stake in the Champions League than a shiny trophy. The tournament is critical for a club's financial success and poor performance could have a big impact on a team's economic health, according to analysts.

  • $68 million football facility at U of Oregon     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells is live in Eugene, Oregon, at the University of Oregon discussing the new $68 million football facility, with University of Oregon's starting quarterback Marcus Mariota, and head coach Mark Helfrich.

  • University of Nike: One football team's lush digs Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    The players' lounge at the University of Oregon's football practice facility. Some of the furnishings feature Italian leather.

    If money can buy championships, then the pressure is on the University of Oregon, where money is no object inside its new Football Performance Center.

  • Duck, duck, money?     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells is live at the mulitmillion-dollar football complex at the University of Oregon with Rob Mullens, athletic director, to discuss the department's $95 million budget.