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  • NBA & Twitter Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    NBA & Twitter

    With over 400 million fans and followers, and two-thirds of its players on Twitter, the NBA is the #1 sports league on social media.

  • The big surprise from the Ryan Braun suspension Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Milwaukee Brewer's Ryan Braun is suspended until next season following a positive test for elevated testosterone.

    There's been no shortage of reaction to the suspension of Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun for the 65 games left in the season. But the biggest surprise is what players are saying.

  • Charles Barkley on American Century Championship Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:17 PM ET
    Charles Barkley on American Century Championship

    NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley sits down with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo at the Century Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament. "I probably wouldn't bet on myself winning, you got to know your limitations, one of the keys to being successful" Barkley on his odds in the tournament. He also weighs in on the George Zimmerman case.

  • Keeping fans in the stands is getting harder to do Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 1:56 PM ET
    The SEC is looking into the deal that financed the construction of Marlins Park in Florida.

    Live attendance in pro U.S. sports, basketball, football, and even motor car racing and college football, has declined or leveled off.

  • Luxe Sponsorships Set Sail at America's Cup Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 2:08 PM ET
    Oracle Team USA Slingsby, Luna Rossa Swordfish and Artemis White teams compete in Qualifier & Quarter Finals during America's cup World Series Naples on April 18, 2013 in Naples, Italy.

    Most of the contenders that could afford to compete are funded by a single source—a billionaire. Staging the event itself is estimated to cost as much as $100 million.

  • Billionaires Set Sail at the America's Cup Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 8:19 AM ET
    Oracle Team USA sails near the Golden Gate Bridge during a training session on July 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    Want to know what $100 million will buy you? A sail boat so fast and sleek that its technology is more like an aircraft than a watercraft.

  • The NFL's Arrest Record Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 2:40 PM ET
    The NFL's Arrest Record

    Former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is facing murder charges. Which sports have the highest arrest rates? Patrick Rishe, Sports & Economic writer, offers insight.

  • Bidding on Bryant ... And Robinson Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 2:24 PM ET
    Bidding on Bryant ... And Robinson

    Ken Goldin, Goldin Auctions, discusses the items up for auction in a Kobe Bryant memorabilia auction that takes place from June 17th through July 19th. Bryant's lawsuit to stop the auction has been settled. Also up for auction, the bat Jackie Robinson used during his MVP season.

  • How Much LeBron Makes If the Heat Win a Title Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | 3:46 PM ET
    LeBron James

    How much cash could LeBron James likely get from winning the NBA title? Not as much as you might think

  • MLB Seeks to Suspend A-Rod, Others in Doping Scandal Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 5:49 AM ET
    Alex Rodriguez

    The founder of a Miami anti-aging clinic has agreed to talk to Major League Baseball about players linked to performance-enhancing drugs, The Associated Press reported.

  • TIBCO CEO's 'Two-Second Advantage' Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 11:48 AM ET
    TIBCO CEO's 'Two-Second Advantage'

    Billionaire Vivek Ranadive, founder & CEO of TIBCO Software, explains how his company can help others process huge amounts of data, and discusses his purchase of the NBA's Sacramento Kings.

  • Tracking Danica Patrick From Race to Sponsorships Saturday, 25 May 2013 | 2:59 AM ET
    Danica Patrick

    Charlotte Motor Speedway will be roaring this Sunday as Nascar driver Danica Patrick takes the wheel for one of the biggest races of the year for her and her team.

  • Competiton Heats Up For Fate of Sacramento Kings Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:57 AM ET
    Competiton Heats Up For  Fate of Sacramento Kings

    The league will make a final vote on the future of the King's relocation issue, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Nassau Coliseum Getting a Facelift Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:41 AM ET
    Nassau Coliseum Getting a Facelift

    Bruce Ratner, Forest City Ratner Companies, discusses sports, real estate and how he plans to reinvent an aging sport's arena.

  • Manchester United Appoints 'Moneyball' Manager Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Manchester United, the world's second most valuable soccer club, has appointed David Moyes as the club's manager, following the retirement of Alex Ferguson.

  • Manchester United Manager Ferguson Retires Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    Long running manager of U.K. soccer club Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, is retiring, the club announced on Wednesday.

  • Collins’ Bold Move Could Spur 'First-Out' Boost Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 4:00 PM ET
    Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay athlete currently playing professional sports in the U.S.

    When Jason Collins stepped out of the closet, he opened the door to marketing opportunities that go with the fame of doing something first, sports marketing experts said Tuesday.

  • Pres. Obama: Proud of Jason Collins Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 11:25 AM ET
    Pres. Obama: Proud of Jason Collins

    President Obama explains why he is proud of the first openly gay NBA player, and discusses his support for the rights of all individuals.

  • NBA's Collins Comes Out: Will Endorsements Follow? Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 8:45 AM ET
    Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay athlete currently playing professional sports in the U.S.

    There are companies who will want to associate with Collins. But, as they say, it's not a slam dunk.

  • Landmark Moment In Sports World Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 2:26 PM ET
    Landmark Moment In Sports World

    NBA Veteran Jason Collins has become the first openly gay male professional athlete in all of American sports. Howard Bragman, Reputation.com vice chairman and NBC Sports' Rob Simmelkjaer, discuss.