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  • Judge again rejects deal in NFL concussion cases Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:41 PM ET
    Roger Goodell

    A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions.

  • Judge denies approval of NFL concession settlement Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:45 PM ET
    Judge denies approval of NFL concession settlement

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports a judge in Philadelphia has denied approval of the proposed $765 million NFL concussion settlement.

  • Top college players could be worth $1M on open market Saturday, 12 Apr 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates on the court after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.

    If college athletes ever get paid, their salaries could be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions.

  • Power Rundown: General Motors 'will survive' Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 1:21 PM ET
    Power Rundown: General Motors 'will survive'

    CNBC's Sue Herera looks at today's Power Lunch stories, including how General Motors may be affected by the investigations into its recall handling.

  • College athletes or unpaid workers? A debate rages Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    Nik Stauskas #11 of the Michigan Wolverines drives against Luke Hancock #11 of the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at the Georgia Dome, April 8, 2013 in Atlanta.

    The term "student-athlete" is out of date, say attorneys and other advocates for paying college athletes.

  • NFL players learn a new skill: Avoid going broke Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 1:28 PM ET
    Wide receiver Torrey Smith No. 82 of the Baltimore Ravens tries to elude Chris Clemons No. 30 of the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium in October 2013 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    Many—maybe most—NFL players face serious financial stresses after leaving the game. One boot camp wants to change that.

  • NFL pro Buchanon's pitch to investors Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 12:48 PM ET
    NFL pro Buchanon's pitch to investors

    NFL players who are used to competing on the field are not competing in the boardroom. Former NFL defensive back Phillip Buchanon, pitches a new financial literacy board game to investors.

  • Seahawks' Russell Wilson: Very conservative investor Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 5:52 PM ET
    Seahawks' Russell Wilson: Very conservative investor

    Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson was named Vizio's "Top Value Performer" for the second year in a row. Wilson tells the "Fast Money" crew he loves playing the game of football no matter what his pay is and weighs in on investing and his involvement with the Texas Rangers.

  • Seahawks QB Russell Wilson on being a NFL GM Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 5:52 PM ET
    Seahawks QB Russell Wilson on being a NFL GM

    When asked about this year's NFL Draft, Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson gives a brilliant response.

  • Jason Collins is good for the NBA: Magic Johnson Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    Magic Johnson

    Basketball great Magic Johnson thinks Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, is a slam dunk for the league and gays alike.

  • NFL image problem? Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    NFL image problem?

    Sports Illustrated staff writer Andrew Lawrence discusses whether weekly drug testing may help prevent some of the image problems the NFL is facing.

  • Advice for young athlete-millionaires Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Advice for young athlete-millionaires

    Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young and current San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick both offer their ideas for what athletes need to do with their money.

  • Football players react to Sam Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    Football players react to Sam

    Many former and current football players have commented on NFL draft prospect Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay, including Ryan Mouton of the Redskins, and David King of the Bengals.

  • What players get paid for winning the Super Bowl Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 2:09 PM ET
    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson with the Vince Lombardi championship trophy at MetLife Stadium

    There's the ring and the legacy—but also the not-so small matter of the bonus check.

  • Best and worst Super Bowl ads Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Best & worst Super Bowl ads

    Jon Steinberg, president and COO of Buzzfeed, shares his views on the ad campaigns that had the biggest impact.

  • Super Bowl was 'most tweeted' ever, says ad CEO Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 8:44 AM ET
    Anheuser-Busch wins big among fans with their Super Bowl Puppy Love ad.

    Super Bowl XLVIII will go down as "the most tweeted event in history," highlighting the power of social media, predicted ad boss Miles Nadal.

  • Bono's 'Invisible' Midas touch Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 7:51 AM ET
    Bono's 'Invisible' Midas touch

    Miles Nadal, Chairman & CEO of MDC Partners, provides his thoughts on whether U2's commercial scored with viewers during last night's Super Bowl game.

  • Super Bowl ad challenge: Staying social Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 6:51 AM ET
    Super Bowl ad challenge: Staying social

    Miles Nadal, Chairman & CEO of MDC Partners, provides his thoughts on the demographics watching the ads during the Super Bowl this year. It was more popular with social media than even the election, says Nadal.

  • Super Bowl most 'tweeted' event in history: Expert Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 6:24 AM ET
    Super Bowl most 'tweeted' event in history: Expert

    Miles Nadal, Chairman & CEO of MDC Partners, provides his thoughts on which ads scored big during last night's game. The Clydesdale ads have always been popular, says Nadal.

  • Super Bowling for ads Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    Super Bowling for ads

    Julia Boorstin looks at Super Bowl ads and the advertisers who are reportedly paying more than $4 million per 30-second spot.