A lawsuit filed by retired National Football League players alleges the NFL illegally used painkillers to cover up injuries, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.
The lawsuit aims at what it calls a culture of drug misuse. It says drugs were used to speed players' return to the field.
Brian Cooley, CNET.com 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."
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.
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.
Broadcasting NFL games directly over the Internet might happen in the not-too-distant future, Jets Owner Woody Johnson tells CNBC.
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.
NY Giants' Manning and Cruz talk about their investment strategies and football predictions for the upcoming season.
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 may not have been chosen until the final round of the NFL draft, but the first openly gay player drafted is already selling fast.
Brian Rolapp, NFL Media executive vice president, discusses the business of the NFL draft.
NBC's Rob Simmelkjaer, "Speaking of Sports" host, discusses the hot picks in Thursday night's National Football League draft.
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.
The NFL draft kicks off Thursday night. If the rookies aren't careful, those multi-million dollar paychecks won't get them very far.
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.
Former NFL wide receiver Phil McConkey shares his NFL draft predictions, including what to expect from Kelvin Benjamin.
The Pirates' center fielder doesn't think being on a team with one of the lowest payrolls in baseball holds him back.
Professional boxing champ Floyd Mayweather told CNBC he's very interested in purchasing the NBA team.