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  • Ryder Cup Marketing Winner & Loser Monday, 4 Oct 2010 | 10:58 AM ET
    Europe Ryder Cup player Graeme McDowell.

    The Ryder Cup is now over with Europe winning by one point. So what golfer made the most out of the event and who lost out? Our winner is Graeme McDowell. Our loser is Tiger Woods.

  • Europe Wins Golf's Ryder Cup From US in Final Match Monday, 4 Oct 2010 | 10:52 AM ET
    of Europe tees off in the singles matches during the 2010 Ryder Cup at the Celtic Manor Resort on October 4, 2010 in Newport, Wales.

    Europe has reclaimed the Ryder Cup, winning a thriller that went down to the final singles match.

  • Phil Mickelson of the USA rides on a buggy during the Morning Fourball Matches

    Executives at Sun Mountain Sports are undoubtedly feeling embarrassed this morning after the rainsuits it designed for the US Ryder Cup team weren't able to hold off the downpour in Wales. So the US team publicly ditched the custom outfits for raingear the team purchased in the merchandise tent — with the Europe Ryder Cup logo on it nonetheless.

  • Exclusive: Interview with Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010 | 3:36 PM ET

    I recently sat down with Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer to talk to him about the re-energizing of the Reebok brand, the licensing business and the state of the sports and shoe apparel business.

  • Want to roll like a player but don't have the wallet of a high-roller? Don't sweat it. Here are 10 items to upgrade your lifestyle — for less.

  • Is Cornerback The Next Great Money Position? Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 11:36 AM ET
    The Blind Side

    After reading “The Blind Side,” you might have brought your son up to be a tackle. After all, the impression at least was that’s the position where NFL teams were dishing out the money.

  • Pix of the Week: Great Parking Spot Available Friday, 27 Aug 2010 | 9:54 AM ET

    Well, this picture pretty much says it all.

  • Your First Move For Friday, Aug. 27 Thursday, 26 Aug 2010 | 6:53 PM ET

    Here’s our "Fast Money" Final Trade, where the "Fast" traders give you the best plays for the end of the week.

  • Tiger Plays Year's Best Round, Day After Elin Speaks Out Thursday, 26 Aug 2010 | 12:58 PM ET
    Tiger Woods looks on after he made a birdie on the third hole during the first round of The Barclays at the Ridgewood Country Club.

    Tiger Woods finally looked like the No. 1 player in the world. In his first tournament since his divorce, Woods played by far his best round of the year Thursday at The Barclays, missing only one fairway and two greens in a round of 6-under 65.

  • Tiger, Elin Open Up About Sex Scandal and Golf Wednesday, 25 Aug 2010 | 2:03 PM ET
    Elin Nordegren and husband Tiger Woods exit during Opening Ceremony of The Presidents Cup at Harding Park Golf Course on October 7, 2009 in San Francisco, California.

    Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren said she has "been through hell" since her husband's infidelity surfaced, according to an interview released Wednesday. Meanwhile, Woods himself acknowledged that the sex scandal that began last year has detracted from his performance on the course.

  • Golfer Furyk Disqualified from Barclays for Oversleeping Wednesday, 25 Aug 2010 | 9:36 AM ET

    Pro golfer Jim Furyk picked a bad time to sleep in. Furyk was late for his pro-am time in The Barclays meaning he has been disqualified from the first of four FedEx Cup playoff events.

  • Why MLB Financial Leak Matters Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 | 1:51 PM ET

    Over the past couple years, Major League Baseball has called attention to its extensive revenue sharing plan that distributes the wealth from the game’s most well-heeled to those less fortunate.

  • Tiger Woods, Wife Now Officially Divorced Monday, 23 Aug 2010 | 4:49 PM ET
    Elin Nordegren and husband Tiger Woods exit during Opening Ceremony of The Presidents Cup at Harding Park Golf Course on October 7, 2009 in San Francisco, California.

    "We are sad that our marriage is over and we wish each other the very best for the future," Woods and Elin Nordegren said in a joint statement released by their lawyers.

  • Plenty Riding On Under Armour’s Basketball Shoe Friday, 20 Aug 2010 | 12:22 PM ET
    Under Armour Micro G shoe.

    As expected, getting into the shoe business hasn’t been the easiest for Under Armour. They quickly took significant market share in the first year in football and baseball cleats, but decided to slow down their move into the category after investing heavily in the training and running shoe markets and not making as much noise.

  • Exclusive Golf Course Is Organic, So Weeds Get In Tuesday, 17 Aug 2010 | 9:54 AM ET
    Vineyard Golf Club in Martha's Vineyard

    The Vineyard Golf Club, where President Obama may soon play, is thought to be the U.S.’s only organic course, reports The New York Times.

  • Nike President Comments On Tiger, LeBron Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 10:41 AM ET
    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade celebrate their 141-139 victory over the Western Conference during the 2010 NBA All-Star Game.

    This morning, in advance of the World Basketball Festival, a four-day event in New York City centered around Team USA and hugely invested in by Nike, I had a chance to speak to Nike president Charlie Denson. Denson talked, for the first time, about his reaction to LeBron's "Decision" and also about when the brand could possibly go back to using Tiger again.

  • Golf Digest Resumes Relationship With Tiger Tuesday, 10 Aug 2010 | 2:11 PM ET

    After a seven issue hiatus, Golf Digest has resumed its editorial relationship with Tiger Woods. CNBC has learned that the golf publication, which suspended the golfer’s monthly instructional tips on Dec. 21, includes tips by Woods in the September issue, which hits newsstands today.

  • PGA Tour's Problem: No Watching Tiger Unravel Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 12:11 PM ET
    Tiger Woods

    The PGA Tour would benefit if they could have shown the train wreck from this weekend, but they can’t. If Woods isn’t playing well—and his best non-major finish was T19 at the Memorial in June—he doesn’t make it into the live television window.

  • Couples Behind Golf Industry’s Surprise Best Seller Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 4:34 PM ET
    Ecco's Men's Golf Street Shoes

    When professional athletes in branded gear make a big splash, sports marketing insiders can’t wait to comment on how big a particular line of clothing or shoes will sell because of it. More often than not, I check back months later to find out it was not as big as it was made out to be.

  • RIP Cooperstown? Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | 12:39 PM ET

    This weekend, Andre Dawson, umpire Doug Harvey and manager Whitey Herzog will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Not exactly a group that will draw a crowd. And that's Cooperstown's problem.