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  • 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.

  • Professional NFL player Victor Cruz, guest, professional NFL player Eli Manning and Project Sunshine supporter David Diehl attend BTIG's 12th annual Commissions for Charity Day at BTIG's trading floor on May 13, 2014 in New York City.

    NY Giants' Manning and Cruz talk about their investment strategies and football predictions for the upcoming season.

  • Cruz, Manning, money & football

    From football predictions to investment strategies, NY Giants' Eli Manning and Victor Cruz talk NFL and business at Tuesday's BTIG charity event.

  • Michael Sam's St. Louis Rams jersey as shown on

    Michael Sam may not have been chosen until the final round of the NFL draft, but the first openly gay player drafted is already selling fast.

  • Twitter fans abuzz over NFL draft

    Brian Rolapp, NFL Media executive vice president, discusses the business of the NFL draft.

  • Scoring big in the NFL draft

    NBC's Rob Simmelkjaer, "Speaking of Sports" host, discusses the hot picks in Thursday night's National Football League draft.

  • Hottest 2014 NFL Draft picks

    NBC's Dave Briggs, "SportsDash" host, discusses the National Football League's draft picks and shares his thought on which team will likely benefit the most in the 2014 season.

  • Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked #1 overall by the Houston Texans during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, May 8, 2014 in New York City.

    The NFL draft kicks off Thursday night. If the rookies aren't careful, those multi-million dollar paychecks won't get them very far.

  • What's at stake for NFL draft

    Discussing the history of the money in the NFL, and why the owners are the real winners, with Jack Brewer, The Brewer Group founder & CEO, and Corey Chavous, DraftNasty founder.

  • NFL draft preview with McConkey

    Former NFL wide receiver Phil McConkey shares his NFL draft predictions, including what to expect from Kelvin Benjamin.

  • Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    The Pirates' center fielder doesn't think being on a team with one of the lowest payrolls in baseball holds him back.

  • WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks during a news conference at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on April 30, 2014 in Las Vegas.

    Professional boxing champ Floyd Mayweather told CNBC he's very interested in purchasing the NBA team.

  • From left: Alex Rodriguez and Steven Cohen

    Baseball player Alex Rodriguez appears to have an unusual business counselor: SAC Capital Advisors founder Steve Cohen.

  • Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives on Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland.

    From billionaire business tycoons to sports stars and entertainers, the list of possible buyers for the Los Angeles Clippers only continues to grow.

  • Ex-NFL pro Fryar plays defense

    According to investigators, former NFL player Irving Fryar and his mother defrauded banks out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. CNBC's Andrea Day has the story.

  • Matt Damon dicussing the world's water crisis at 2014 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    If there came an opportunity to invest in the Los Angeles Clippers, Hollywood superstar Matt Damon says he's definitely interested.

  • San Francisco 49ers Veron Davis

    Most football fans are already personally invested in the fortunes of their favorite players. Now they can get a return on that investment.

  • Eric Decker tries to avoid a tackle against the New England Patriots, January 19, 2014, during his days with the Denver Broncos.

    Ruffles has hired the wide receiver to be its frontman for a funny promotion called "Rough Life."