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  • Boston Red Sox owner apologizes to fans

    The Fenway Sports Group issues an apology following a walkout during a home game last weekend.

  • Red Sox owner backs down after tickets walkout Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 8:22 AM ET

    The owners of one of the world's most famous soccer clubs have apologized to fans after protests over increased ticket prices.

  • CNBC update: Zika travel guidelines Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 2:38 PM ET
    CNBC news updatE: Zika travel guidelines

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest news making headlines including GOP presidential candidate John Kasich campaigning in a diner as voters go to the polls.

  • CNBC update: NFL's combine crime policy Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 12:35 PM ET
    CNBC update: NFL's combine policy

    A suicide bomber drove his car into a police officers' club in Damascus; the Turkish coast guard released video showing a successful rescue of a migrant; and a new policy from the NFL will restrict those convicted of sexual assault, domestic violence or weapons offenses from attending the league's scouting combine, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • UK launch gives DraftKings a 'gambling' problem Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 1:56 PM ET
    In this Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, fantasy sports fans demonstrate outside the Financial District offices of New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, in New York.

    DraftKings has received a gambling license to operate in the U.K., even as it fights that label to operate in the United States.

  • Super Bowl 50 TV audience close to 2015 record Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 11:21 AM ET
    Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy following their win in the Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

    Super Bowl 50 almost hit the 2015 television audience record of last year's game, early data says.

  • What was Super Bowl 50's buzziest ad? Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 8:52 AM ET
    Esurance Super Bowl ad

    One of the most talked about ad campaigns on Twitter was a company that opted not to advertise during the Super Bowl.

  • Super Bowl 50's most watched moments: TiVo Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 8:44 AM ET
    Super Bowl 50's most watched moments: TiVo

    Tara Maitra, TiVo GM & SVP, provides highlights of the most watched and re-watched commercials and football moments of the big game.

  • Super Bowl upset very good night for Vegas Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 6:32 AM ET
    Super Bowl upset very good night for Vegas

    Rob Simmelkjaer, NBC Sports Ventures, discusses the big endorsement deals on the line in last night's big game and why he thinks Beyonce was the night's big winner. Also a look at memorable Super Bowl ads, whether Peyton Manning will retire on a high note and digital rights to sports events.

  • Super Bowl ads play safe, sticking to a script Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 5:52 AM ET
    Football party Super Bowl

    Advertisers deployed a combination of humor, celebrities and animals in their annual appeal for the attention of more than 100 million viewers.

  • Recapping the Super Bowl's post-game buzz Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 5:09 AM ET
    Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos forces Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers to fumble the ball during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

    CNBC'S Landon Dowdy provides highlights of Sunday night's Super Bowl ads.

  • Broncos win the Super Bowl Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 11:31 PM ET
    Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos celebrates after defeating the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

    Here's the breakdown on the Denver Broncos' 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's Super Bowl 50, from USA Today.

  • NFL's Beckham helps Buick grab Super Bowl glory Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 7:22 PM ET
    Odell Beckham Jr. and Emily Ratajkowski in the upcoming Super Bowl ad for Buick.

    Buick is hoping to catch a Super Bowl ad win with its first-ever big game commercial, which features Odell Beckham Jr.

  • How to stop a car without getting run over Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 4:02 PM ET
    Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat of Russia drives his car during the qualifying session at the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka on September 26, 2015.

    A team of eight rugby players were able to stop a fully powered Red Bull Formula One car. Physics prove how it was possible.

  • Ex-NFL star talks 'masterful' Manning, markets Saturday, 6 Feb 2016 | 9:35 PM ET
    Joe Theismann

    NFL Star gives his Super Bowl pick, and weighs in on the markets

  • People don't trust stock market: Cramer Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 2:15 PM ET
    People don't trust stock market: Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses investors' rush to safety in a volatile market

  • Game or gambling? Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Game or gambling?

    The fantasy sports industry and its attorneys say it’s not gambling because it’s a “game of skill” as opposed to a “game of chance.” Dr. Timothy Fong, UCLA, and Rick Horrow, Horrow Sports Ventures, discuss.

  • Richard Sherman spreads hope in a scary market Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 2:29 PM ET
    Hope in a scary market

    Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks offers some positivity during Super Bowl week in a depressing market environment.

  • Will concussion concerns bring down the NFL? Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 2:09 PM ET
    Strong safety David Bruton #30 of the Denver Broncos is attended to by trainers after a play that would force him out of the game with a reported concussion during a game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

    Experts weigh the likelihood of the National Football League seeing significant business implications from worries about player head trauma.

  • The mystery behind Taco Bell's Super Bowl 50 ad Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 1:54 PM ET
    Taco Bell mystery Pre-Order

    The fast food restaurant is unveiling an undisclosed product during this year's big game. Can it build buzz this way?

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