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  • Super Bowl upset very good night for Vegas Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 6:32 AM ET
    Super Bowl upset very good night for Vegas

    Rob Simmelkjaer, NBC Sports Ventures, discusses the big endorsement deals on the line in last night's big game and why he thinks Beyonce was the night's big winner. Also a look at memorable Super Bowl ads, whether Peyton Manning will retire on a high note and digital rights to sports events.

  • Recapping the Super Bowl's post-game buzz Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 5:09 AM ET
    Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos forces Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers to fumble the ball during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

    CNBC'S Landon Dowdy provides highlights of Sunday night's Super Bowl ads.

  • Broncos win the Super Bowl Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 11:31 PM ET
    Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos celebrates after defeating the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

    Here's the breakdown on the Denver Broncos' 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's Super Bowl 50, from USA Today.

  • NFL's Beckham helps Buick grab Super Bowl glory Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 7:22 PM ET
    Odell Beckham Jr. and Emily Ratajkowski in the upcoming Super Bowl ad for Buick.

    Buick is hoping to catch a Super Bowl ad win with its first-ever big game commercial, which features Odell Beckham Jr.

  • The $26B market nobody can agree is legal Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 9:00 AM ET

    Along with the rapid growth of fantasy sports has come questions about whether daily fantasy sport betting is even legal.

  • Ex-NFL star talks 'masterful' Manning, markets Saturday, 6 Feb 2016 | 9:35 PM ET
    Joe Theismann

    NFL Star gives his Super Bowl pick, and weighs in on the markets

  • Will concussion concerns bring down the NFL? Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 2:09 PM ET
    Strong safety David Bruton #30 of the Denver Broncos is attended to by trainers after a play that would force him out of the game with a reported concussion during a game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

    Experts weigh the likelihood of the National Football League seeing significant business implications from worries about player head trauma.

  • The mystery behind Taco Bell's Super Bowl 50 ad Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 1:54 PM ET
    Taco Bell mystery Pre-Order

    The fast food restaurant is unveiling an undisclosed product during this year's big game. Can it build buzz this way?

  • Joe Theismann's Super Bowl pick is... Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 12:58 PM ET
    Joe Theismann's Super Bowl pick is...

    Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann, looks forward to this weekend's Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, and also shares his perspective on the U.S. markets.

  • Sponsoring the Super Bowl Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 12:53 PM ET
    Sponsoring the Super Bowl

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the companies sponsoring Super Bowl 50.

  • Dan Patrick on media's changing landscape Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 12:20 PM ET
    Dan Patrick talks pre-game show

    NBC Sport's "Football Night in America" host Dan Patrick, discusses the changing media landscape, and the process in creating the pre-game show.

  • Dan Patrick: Game day comes down to defense Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 12:17 PM ET
    Dan Patrick: Game day comes down to defense

    Over 100 million people are expected to tune into this Sunday's Super Bowl 50 game. NBC Sport's "Football Night in America" host Dan Patrick, looks forward to the weekend's biggest story.

  • Super Bowl ticket prices dropping Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 10:50 AM ET
    Super Bowl ticket prices dropping

    TiqIQ Founder & CEO Jesse Lawrence, discusses dropping, but still expensive, Super Bowl 50 game day tickets, ahead of the game between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos.

  • NFL cheerleaders scoring victories in lawsuits Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 8:57 AM ET
    The Oakland Raiderettes performing at the Coliseum in Oakland, California.

    Recently, NFL franchises paid more than $2.6 million in settlements and guaranteed minimum-wage pay to its cheerleaders.

  • Super Bowl 50: Battle of two quarterbacks Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 7:47 AM ET
    Super Bowl 50: Battle of two quarterbacks

    Ryan Nanni, SB Nation, provides his thoughts on the strengths and weakness of both the Panthers and Broncos. And the "Squawk Box" crew provides their Super Bowl picks.

  • Super Bowl athletes quizzed on biz news Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 6:41 AM ET
    Game plan strategy

    CNBC's Jane Wells caught up with some of the players from the Broncos and Panthers ahead of the Sunday's big game to measure their economic smarts.

  • Athletes must plan for the long term: CEO Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 4:04 AM ET
    Athletes must plan for the long term: CEO

    Jimmy Lee, CEO of The Wealth Consulting Group, says he advises athletes to plan carefully and make long-term investments

  • Dwight Clark explains 'The Catch' Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 4:10 PM ET
    Dwight Clark explains 'The Catch'

    Dwight Clark, former wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers, explains what happened when he caught a pass from Joe Montana which sent the team to its first Super Bowl in 1982. It's been simply called, "The Catch."

  • PepsiCo's game day bet Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 10:52 AM ET
    PepsiCo gears up for Superbowl

    PepsiCo is sponsoring the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. Seth Kaufman, PepsiCo chief marketing officer, and Ram Krishnan, Frito-Lay chief marketing officer, discuss the exciting opportunity for the company's brands, and rumors about Bruno Mars in the show.

  • Jerry Rice's Super Bowl pick Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 12:50 PM ET
    Jerry Rice's Superbowl pick

    Three time Super Bowl champion Jerry Rice speaks to Fast Money Halftime Report about the upcoming game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers.