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  • 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.

  • New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez being led out of his home in handcuffs.

    The pace of athletes making the police blotter seems to have sped up dangerously this year.

  • Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez

    Few things strike a nerve with fans and the media as player salaries do. Who are this year's highest-paid players in each US team sport? Click ahead to find out.

  • LeBron James No. 6 of the Miami Heat goes up for a shot against Kawhi Leonard No. 2 of the San Antonio Spurs during Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals.

    While fans may use Twitter to express their love or disdain for players, the NBA has a much higher purpose for its engagement.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • LeBron James

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

  • 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'

    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.

  • 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

    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

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

  • 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.

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