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  • Adidas Hopes to Boost Sales With High-Tech Sneaker Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    Adidas Boost

    Adidas is launching a technology it claims will transform running shoes, which is approximately a $15 billion business.

  • Is Under Armour Ready to Take Nike Head On? Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
    Under Armour

    Perhaps to investors, the shift in Under Armour describes the next phase in the company's development: From disruptive growth company to global retail machine ready to take on Nike

  • Twitter Impacts NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:13 PM ET
    Terrence Ross

    After an early season game, the hashtag #letrossdunk started popping up on Twitter. People caught on to it, and momentum grew until the Raptors started marketing the slogan in a direct effort to get Terrence Ross into the Dunk Contest.

  • Soccer Fixing Probe Hinges on a Shadowy Singaporean Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:43 AM ET

    Italy's top three leagues and 680 matches worldwide are considered suspicious by European law enforcement. Investigators believe a man from Singapore named Tan Seet Eng is a common link in many of them. The New York Times reports.

  • Target's Swimsuits Featured In Sports Illustrated Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 2:24 PM ET
    Target's Swimsuits Featured In Sports Illustrated

    For the first time, Sports Illustrated has chosen a Target "Xhilaration" brand swimsuit for model Jessica Perez to wear in photos taken in Chile, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Managing the Kate Upton Brand Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    Kate Upton, the model who appears on the cover of this year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, talks about a chilly photo shoot in Antarctica, and her plans for the future. (3:53)

  • Why SI Swimsuit Has Buzz Despite Leak—Kate Upton Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 6:00 PM ET
    Sports Illustrated 2013 Swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton.

    Kate Upton is appearing for the second time in a row and her appeal is even greater in 2013. Some think she has supermodel status already. And when it comes to Upton, the numbers don't lie.

  • Usain Bolt

    In an unprecedented move, the United Kingdom's head of Treasury, George Osborne, granted tax amnesty for the event.

  • Super Bowl Outage Traced to Faulty Device Blackout Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    The Superdome's power company, New Orleans-based Entergy, took the blame Friday for the Super Bowl blackout. Company officials said the faulty device performed without problem during previous events.

  • Civil War-Era Baseball Card Auctioned for $92,000 Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 11:25 AM ET
    Brooklyn Atlantic baseball team 1865

    Bought by an antique picker for less than $100, the photo depicts the nine players and a manager of the 1865 Brooklyn Atlantics team.

  • Osborne Drops Taxes to Lure Bolt to London Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 8:29 AM ET
    Usain Bolt

    Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt and other overseas athletes will be able to compete tax-free in this year's London Diamond League event at the Olympic Stadium after the British finance minister agreed to a "one-off" exemption.

  • Silence on Match-Fixing Probe Puts Singapore at Risk Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:59 PM ET
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    Singapore is working with European authorities investigating the fixing of soccer matches on a global scale but its silence on any action being taken against local suspects risks damaging the reputation of the wealthy, tightly regulated Asian country.

  • Spanish Football Clubs Face Debt Hangover Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 8:28 AM ET
    FC Barcelona

    Spanish football clubs spending less on players speaks to the league's ongoing problems with debt.

  • Taking the Pulse of Real Estate & Jobs Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:42 AM ET
    Taking the Pulse of Real Estate & Jobs

    Colorado Rockies owner, Linda Alvarado, Alvarado Construction Company president & CEO, makes her pitch on jobs, construction, the economy and the business of baseball.

  • Soccer: Singapore Joins Probe Into Match-Fixing Scam Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 7:58 PM ET
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    Singapore, which European investigators say is the source for hundreds of soccer matches being fixed in a global betting scam, promised on Tuesday to aid the probe but some in the game said many of the revelations were nothing new.

  • Here's Why Soccer Match-Fixing Is Not a US Problem Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:02 PM ET
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    Soccer match-fixing is a rapidly growing scandal around the world - but not the U.S. What gives, America? Do you just not care about "football"?

  • Power Rundown: DOJ Lawsuit Against S&P Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 1:55 PM ET
    Power Rundown: DOJ Lawsuit Against S&P

    CNBC's John Carney and Brian Shactman discuss the DOJ's lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, and a new soccer probe uncovering betting profits of $11 billion.

  • Going Wild For Wings? Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 10:40 AM ET
    Going Wild For Wings?

    Sally Smith, President and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings, explains why she decided not to advertise during the Super Bowl, when more than 8 million wings are served.

  • Should Joe Flacco Be The Highest Paid NFL Player? Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 3:56 PM ET
    Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens celebreates with his teammates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII.

    "Everyone is going to know him because the Super Bowl is a marketer's dream," says his agent, except Joe Flacco is not a marketers dream.

  • The Super Bowl and TV Prices Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    Retailers selling televisions cut prices going into this Super Bowl with deeper discounts than a year ago, according to reports.

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