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  • 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.

  • CNBC's Ego Trip

    Vote on the top 3 finalists for ego trip of the week. One will  be crowned the winner.

  • Did Owners Cave In on NFL Ref Deal?  Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Robert Kraft, CEO of The Kraft Group and New England Patriots owner talks to Larry Kudlow about the deal reached with the NFL Referees Association.

  • NFL's Goodell: Bad Call Helped Push Deal With Referees Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 2:24 PM ET
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds news conference on labor pact with refs.

    National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said  Thursday that Monday night's blown call at the Seattle Seahawks/Green Bay Packers game helped push the league and referees to reach an agreement on a new contract.

  • What Americans Are Hoarding  Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    A possible global bacon shortage has serious implications, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • NFL, Referees Are Close to Ending Lockout: Report Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 4:50 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.

    The National Football League and the NFL's Referee Association are close to a deal to end the lockout—and regular referees could be on the field as soon as this weekend, according to ESPN.com.

  • NFL In Check by the Refs?  Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    Discussing the rumors the NFL and the locked-out referees are close to a deal, with Eric Macramalla, Gowlings partner. "I think the referees extracted a lot of leverage from the Packers-Seahawks game," he says.

  • Replacement Google's NFL Spoof Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 12:59 PM ET
    replacementgoogle.com

    Everyone's piling on the replacement refs in the NFL, but perhaps the most hilarious spoof of the series of bad calls is Replacement Google.

  • NFL Chief Caught Between Bad Calls and Owners’ Hard Line Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 11:44 AM ET
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell

    N.F.L. is stained with the ugly perception that its commissioner is willing to sacrifice the quality and integrity of the competition as long as the bottom line is favorable, the New York Times reports.

  • 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?

  • NFL Refs Debacle at End of Game  Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    A controversial call at the end of the NFL's Seahawks/Packers game had fans and team members shocked by the reversal of the call.

  • NFL Fumbling its Brand With Replacement Refs?  Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Were refs dangerously close to losing control in the Ravens/Eagles game and the Broncos/Falcons game? Peter King, Sports Illustrated, discusses concern that the integrity of the game is being threatened and therefore the NFL brand.

  • 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.

  • The Best Bets on Football Foods: Pros Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 1:36 PM ET
    Pittsburgh Steelers

    As the National Football League kicks off its season, America’s love of all things football could have a halo effect on the stocks of certain grocers and beverage makers, analysts told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Best Bet on Football Foods  Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    A look at which snack and beverage companies are set to profit from this season's NFL games, with Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank senior analyst; and Jonathan Feeney Janney Montgomery Scott analyst.

  • What the NFL Season Is Saying About the US Economy Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    Forget Friday's employment report. A better economic indicator just might be the one that kicks off Wednesday night: the National Football League.

  • Fantasy Football Costs Employers Billions: Study Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 12:51 PM ET
    Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants poses with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Giants defeated the Patriots by a score of 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    It's a "non-scientific" study, but a Chicago group says fantasy football costs U.S. employers billions. Take a look at the hobby's effect on worker productivity.

  • Evidence is 'overwhelming' that New Orleans Saints players were given rewards for injuring opposing players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told CNBC’s on Monday.

  • How Dynamic Pricing Is Changing Sports Ticketing Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 11:46 AM ET

    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.