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  • Joe Namath tackles head injuries

    Former NFL quarterback Joe Namath is taking on the fight against debilitating effects of brain injuries.

  • Football on TV

    The FCC votes unanimously to eliminate the 4-decade-old TV blackout rule for games that do not sell out.

  • FCC votes on NFL blackout rules

    The FCC is voting today on the NFL's television blackout rules. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the agency is expected to loosen its 40-year-old rules in spite of protests by the league.

  • Tackling NFL's problems

    NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp weighs in on some of the problems facing the NFL and its brand. Sapp also discusses tonight's 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to honor The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

  • Dick Parsons

    Pro sports leagues need to realize that "the line has moved" on what society deems as appropriate, says Richard Parsons, interim CEO of the LA Clippers.

  • Gary Vaynerchuk

    With the recent scandal surrounding the NFL, now may be the time for some sponsors to pull out, branding expert Gary Vaynerchuck told CNBC.

  • Should or shouldn't NFL sponsors pull out?

    Discussing the responsibility of NFL sponsors amid domestic violence scandals facing the league, with Jim Stengel, former global marketing officer at Procter & Gamble.

  • The new stock: Football players

    Fantex allows potential investors to buy stock linked to the earnings of a professional athlete. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen provides insight to the service.

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

    Former NFL wide receiver Phil McConkey, discusses the great responsibility on the NFL right now to handle its image appropriately.

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

    Goodell pledged to establish a committee to review and change the NFL's conduct and discipline policies by the Super Bowl.

  • Goodell: Ray Rice, player conduct & sponsorships

    CNBC's Dominic Chu recaps NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's press conference regarding domestic violence.

  • Roger Goodell: Will clean up our house

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan asks NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about Procter and Gamble pulling its partnership with the NFL.

  • Roger Goodell: Have not considered resigning

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he is focused on doing his job to the best of his ability and has not considered resigning from the NFL.

  • Roger Goodell: Will punish unacceptable behavior

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL will implement new conduct polices and establish a Conduct Committee. Goodell announces participation in education and training programs as well as partnerships with the National Domestic Violence hotline and Sexual Violence Resource Center.

  • NFL's Goodell: Got it wrong with Ray Rice

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is not satisfied with the handling and conclusions of the recent domestic violence crisis.

  • NFL's Goodell to speak at 3PM ET

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to make a statement and take questions regarding domestic violence abuse and the league's Personal Conduct Policy; CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports.

  • Fmr. Ravens coach: Roger Goodell shouldn't leave NFL

    Former Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick says NFL's Roger Goodell has been the most aggressive commissioner in regards to player conduct and safety.

  • Former NFL players fraud suit

    In 2006 lawyer Jim Evangelista told CNBC's Melissa Lee why his clients had a case against the NFL and Players Association.

  • Roger Goodell

    Karen Kaplan, Hill Holiday chairman & CEO, and Eric Dezenhall, Dezenhall Resources co-founder, discuss what the National Football League must do to restore the brand's image and the scandal's impact on fans.

  • Roger Goodell

    Marketing and advertising executive Mike Jackson of Phelps Agency, shares his opinions on the advertiser's position and responsibility for image issues like those going on at the NFL.