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  • Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino wears a weary scowl after he was sacked by New England Patriots defensive end Willie McGinest in fourth quarter action on Nov. 3, 1996.

    Marino and 14 other plaintiffs join more than 4,800 others who allege the NFL misled players about the long-term dangers of concussions.

  • The controversy around Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid went into overdrive this weekend, prompting calls for the bidding process to be restaged.

  • Teddy Bridgewater of the Louisville Cardinals poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked #32 overall by the Minnesota Vikings during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.

    More than 40 of football's best rookies were in Los Angeles Friday at the NFL Players Association rookie premiere.

  • Buffalo Bills' Watkins plans to give back

    Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins, shares his experience at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles, and discusses how he plans to be smart with his money.

  • Traders' top sports picks

    The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders share their top sports-related stocks ahead of the start of summer.

  • Jaguars' Bortles at NFL Rookies premiere

    Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles, shares his experience at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles.

  • Steve Ballmer, left, and NBA Commissioner Adam SIlver attend an NBA playoff game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on May 11, 2014 in Los Angeles.

    There's a case to be made that sports teams are now valued more like Picassos, rare diamonds and vintage Ferraris than fundamental businesses.

  • Vikings' Bridgewater on NFLPA rookie premiere

    The National Football League's top rookies are in Los Angeles to meet with sponsors and learn about the business side of the NFL. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, speaks to "Squawk on the Street," about his experience and his dream sponsor.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer before play against the Chicago Bears November 27, 2005 in Tampa.

    Malcolm Glazer, the self-made billionaire who owned the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and English soccer's Manchester United, has died.

  • C.J. Spiller #28 of the Buffalo Bills runs with the ball against the New England Patriots on December 29, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

    Team owner and founder Ralph Wilson died in March, leaving the team's long-term future uncertain.

  • 'Serious problem' at NFL: Attorney

    Eight former NFL players have filed a lawsuit alleging the league illegally supplied them with painkillers to help mask injuries and get them back on the playing field. Retired NFL player Phil McConkey and Steve Silverman, NFL player's attorney, provide perspective.

  • NFL illegally supplied painkillers: Lawsuit

    A lawsuit filed by retired National Football League players alleges the NFL illegally used painkillers to cover up injuries, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Jim McMahon of the Chicago Bears in 1988.

    The lawsuit aims at what it calls a culture of drug misuse. It says drugs were used to speed players' return to the field.

  • When media giants merge

    Brian Cooley, editor at large, discusses the merger between AT&T and DirecTV, and weighs in on how the changing media landscape is likely to impact consumers.

  • Maybe AT&T can give DirecTV the firepower to get the NFL Sunday Ticket renewed, an analyst tells CNBC. "If they were to lose that package, that would have been catastrophic."

  • Cramer: YouTube could take NFL package

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Facebook's new video chat app "Slingshot," and Google's reported talks to purchase "Twitch" for $1 billion.

  • AT&T buys DirecTV: Impact to NFL

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the scale of AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV for $48.5 billion, and how it impacts the NFL's Sunday Ticket package.

  • NFL games broadcast directly online might happen fairly soon, Jets Owner Woody Johnson tells CNBC. He also commented on why the team passed on Johnny Football.

  • When will NFL games be online?

    Broadcasting NFL games directly over the Internet might happen in the not-too-distant future, Jets Owner Woody Johnson tells CNBC.

  • Jet's Johnson on draft strategy

    Woody Johnson, New York Jets owner, discusses the upcoming season, and shares his thoughts on the controversy surround the embattled LA NBA Clippers and owner Donald Sterling.