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  • Beckham to Retire from Soccer at End of Season Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:41 AM ET
    David Beckham

    David Beckham is retiring from soccer after the season, ending a career in which he become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United.

  • Competiton Heats Up For Fate of Sacramento Kings Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:57 AM ET
    Competiton Heats Up For  Fate of Sacramento Kings

    The league will make a final vote on the future of the King's relocation issue, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Nassau Coliseum Getting a Facelift Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:41 AM ET
    Nassau Coliseum Getting a Facelift

    Bruce Ratner, Forest City Ratner Companies, discusses sports, real estate and how he plans to reinvent an aging sport's arena.

  • Sports Memorabilia: A New Safe Haven? Monday, 13 May 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    A buyer looks at a Brazilian international soccer jersey at Sotheby's in London

    Are investors in Britain and beyond beginning to put their money into sporting memorabilia that isn't as vulnerable to market movements?

  • ESPN in Talks With Mobile Carriers Friday, 10 May 2013 | 3:15 PM ET
    ESPN in Talks With Mobile Carriers

    ESPN wants to allow subscribers to watch mobile videos without extra costs, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin; Jay Yarow, Business Insider; and Tuna Amobi, Standard & Poor's.

  • What Golf Taught Joe About Investing Friday, 10 May 2013 | 6:43 AM ET
    What Golf Taught Joe About Investing

    CNBC's Joe Kernen gets a lesson from golf pro Rees Jones and a group of investment experts on the risk and reward in golf and real estate investing.

  • Kobe Bryant Sues Mom Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 4:50 PM ET
    Kobe Bryant Sues Mom

    LA Lakers' Kobe Bryant is saying his mother fouled him and the infraction could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • PGA Tour Player Rickie Fowler on TPC Sawgrass Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 1:55 PM ET
    PGA Tour Player Rickie Fowler on TPC Sawgrass

    Rickie Fowler has been crowned by many as the face of golf's future, with Rickie Fowler, PGA Tour player.

  • What Pitchers Could Wear Following J.A. Happ Scare Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Teammates assist J.A. Happ after he was hit by a line drive on Tuesday.

    Toronto Blue Jay pitcher J.A. Happ's skull fracture from a line drive to the head raises questions about protective gear for baseball. Here are some available products.

  • Players Teeing Off For Championship Game Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:45 AM ET
    Players Teeing Off For Championship Game

    Tim Finchem, PGA Tour commissioner, discusses the business of golf and the possibility of expanding the tour.

  • Manchester United Appoints 'Moneyball' Manager Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Manchester United, the world's second most valuable soccer club, has appointed David Moyes as the club's manager, following the retirement of Alex Ferguson.

  • What Golf Can Teach You About Investing Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:49 AM ET
    What Golf Can Teach You About Investing

    Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds; and Rex Hoggard,, discuss the similarities between improving your golf game and investing.

  • WTA Championships Moving to Singapore Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:45 PM ET
    WTA moving to Singapore!

    Stacey Allaster, Chairman & CEO of the WTA; Andrew Georgiou, CEO of World Sport Group talk about what the record five year deal to bring the Women's Tennis Association to Singapore will do for Asian sporting events.

  • 49ers Strike Deal to Name Stadium After Levi's Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    The San Francisco 49ers and Levi Strauss have reached an agreement for a $220 million, 20-year naming rights deal for the team's future stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

  • Duke's Coach K on Recruiting Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:49 PM ET
    Duke's Coach K on Recruiting

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Duke University head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski about his winning strategies for recruiting and coaching.

  • Mourinho Is Favourite to Join Man U: Pro Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Mourinho Is Favourite to Join Man U: Pro

    Alex Donohue, PR officer at Ladbrokes, says Jose Mourinho is seen as the best bet to replace Alex Ferguson at Manchester United

  • Manchester United Manager Ferguson Retires Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    Long running manager of U.K. soccer club Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, is retiring, the club announced on Wednesday.

  • Orb Charges From Behind to Win the Kentucky Derby Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 7:20 PM ET
    Joel Rosario atop Orb celebrates after winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 139-year-old classic.

  • Guinness-Loving Horse Seeks Kentucky Derby Magic Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 5:21 AM ET
    Marvin Abrego rides Frac Daddy during the morning excercise session in preparation for the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Two Montana oilmen formed Magic City Thoroughbred Partners. In 2007 they purchased a new thoroughbred with a good bloodline, and named him appropriately 'Frac Daddy."

  • How Churchill Downs Diversifies Its Business Friday, 3 May 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Churchill Downs hit a new high on Friday. But it's how the company got to this point that makes it so intriguing.

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