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  • Bar Talk: What's Manchester United Worth?     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    Fast Money Halftime's Simon Baker goes to a bar to find out how much the ordinary fan would pay for British soccer powerhouse Manchester United. Its IPO could value it above $3 billion.

  • Manchester United's IPO Preview     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details on what to expect when soccer powerhouse, Manchester United goes public this week.

  • Man Utd Dual Class Shares IPO Criticized Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 2:06 AM ET
    Manchester United IPO

    The initial public offering of Manchester United is on track to be finalized by Thursday evening in spite of some criticism over how one of the world’s most supported football clubs is going public, according to people close to the deal, the FT reports.

  • How to Benefit From Big Sports Events     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 4:45 AM ET

    Scott Barnes, CEO of Grant Thornton, says developed and emerging economies are not equal as far as big sport events' economic returns are concerned.

  • Flavia Rohlfs, executive co-ordinator of the Belo Horizonte 2014 World Cup Committee, explains how Brazil has been investing in infrastructure, hoping the soccer tournament will help Belo Horizonte develop to rival Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo.

  • Manchester United IPO

    And in less than a month, investors will be able to own shares of the iconic team, winners 19 English Premier League titles.

  • Usmanov Launches Attack on Arsenal Board Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 2:20 AM ET

    Arsenal’s second-biggest shareholder has attacked the English Premier League football club’s management after its star player decided not to renew his contract when it runs out at the end of the 2012-13 season, the Financial Times reports.

  • Manchester United Plans US IPO     Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 9:49 AM ET

    Discussing the conditions of Manchester United's U.S. IPO plans, with Dennis Berman of The Wall Street Journal. "These are emotional companies, people have obviously very strong feelings for the soccer club, and that is why I almost find it exploitive," says Berman.

  • Arsenal Football Club to Embrace Asian Fans     Sunday, 10 Jun 2012 | 9:49 PM ET

    Ivan Gazidis, CEO of the Arsenal Football Club claims that the Premiere League is the world's first global sports league and it's important for Arsenal to personally embrace fans in Asia.

  • How EU Politicians Can Learn From Football Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 2:37 AM ET

    Any Eurocrat trying to think up a PR campaign for battered Europe should watch TV tonight. Euro 2012, the football tournament that kicks off with Poland against Greece in Warsaw, offers a vision of the perfect Europe, the Financial Times reports.

  • Chevy Sponsors Great Charitable Sports Initiative Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    One World Futbol

    Darren Rovell thinks the new initiative from Chevy is groundbreaking.

  • GM Defends Decision to Pull Ads From Facebook     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on statements made by General Motors on its decision to pull ads from Facebook.

  • GM Defends Marketing Strategy     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 10:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports General Motors is saying "no" to Super Bowl and Facebook ads, but "yes" to a 5-year deal with soccer giant, Manchester United.

  • Europeans Would Add to Austerity Pain for Soccer Glory Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 9:46 AM ET
    Chelsea FC

    A new study by Dutch bank ING shows a third of Europeans would sacrifice money in return for the glory of their team winning the UEFA European Football Championship this summer.

  • 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.

  • Money-Making Athlete Wives Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 4:29 PM ET
    The stereotype about professional athletes’ wives is they’re not much more than gold-digging arm candy, with few accomplishments of their own. The stereotype no longer applies today, thanks to the efforts of some high-profile women who established themselves well before they married their famous husbands.Many of the wives of today’s professional athletes are entrepreneurs and business professionals. Some of them have been so successful in their chosen fields they are as famous as their husbands.

    What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.

  • 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.

  • Golf Players Championship     Friday, 11 May 2012 | 7:50 AM ET

    Stakes are high in Ponte Vedra Beach this weekend as golf players vie for the top spot in the world rankings, with Brandel Chamblee, lead analyst at The Golf Channel, and James Tisch, president & CEO of Loews Corporation.

  • 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.