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  • Rutgers Fires Basketball Head Coach Mike Rice

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details on the firing of the head basketball coach at Rutgers University for mistreating some of his players.

  • Shane Larkin #0 of the Miami Hurricanes concentrates at the free throw line

    A couple of academics teamed up to predict which college basketball teams would make it to the NCAA Tournament. They're bringing those same tools to practical business problems.

  • Avery Dingman #22 of the Creighton Bluejays drives on Seth Curry #30 of the Duke Blue Devils.

    March Madness has become a more digital experience, and several companies are trying to take advantage of the trend.

  • Pacers' GM Shares His March Madness Pick

    The "Fast Money" traders discuss where they think Qualcomm and Microsoft's stocks are headed; and Kevin Pritchard of the Indiana Pacers shares his March Madness pick.

  • Hot Wings + March Madness= Big Business

    Sally Smith, President and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings, explains how her company plans to cash in on the NCAA playoffs.

  • Avoid Big Moves During March Madness: Study

    If you're looking to win big during March Madness, you better pay more attention to your bracket than your portfolio, according to a new study, with CNBC's Brian Shactman; Alex Edmans, Wharton Business School; and Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial.

  • Kentucky Wildcats win NCAA Championship 2012

    What's the best way to slam dunk your rivals at work and walk away with your own championship crown? A couple of experts and self described statistical geeks weigh in.

  • Big Changes in the Big East Conference

    Mike Aresco, Big East commissioner, discusses how conference realignment will impact the future of Big East athletics.

  • The NCAA tourney is infamous for the productivity loss it supposedly engenders, but it's hardly the costliest workplace distraction.

  • Sports in 2013

    CNBC's Brian Shactman offers his sports predictions for 2013.

  • Under Armour Takes on Female Market

    Under Armour's women's business is up 30 percent annually over the past five years. Kevin Plank, chairman, president & CEO of Under Armour, weighs in.

  • Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy of Europe celebrate on the 18th green after defeating the team of Furyk/Snedeker 1up during the Morning Foursome Matches for The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 28, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois.

    The most intense competition might be for the space on players' wrists — and yours.

  • Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.

    On the final play of Monday night's NFL game, a controversial touchdown call changed the game's outcome.  Some sources say it was a $150-300 million dollar swing. Various Las Vegas sources told CNBC, it was much more than that.

  • Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.

    On the final play of Monday night's game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, a Seahawks pass was called a touchdown when it appeared Green Bay had actually intercepted the ball.  But does a "blown call" really matter?

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    At Friday's ribbon cutting for the Barclays Center, the new Brooklyn home for the NBA's Nets franchise, a transformation was clear.  The New Jersey Nets were never cool. The BROOKLYN Nets are.

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    Sports ticketing has always been under pricing and availability pressures—and  subject to the wrath of fans. But a fairly new way of doing business is being tested by sports leagues, hoping to boost revenues and fan access.

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    Since 2006, I have been telling you who is going to win the title. Since that time, I have had the champion on my list all six times.

  • Big XII Conference

    The University of Missouri said it could earn as much as $12 million more per year from an new TV deal in the Southeastern Conference, compared to the deal it had in the Big 12.

  • Jeremy Lin

    With the last game of the regular season tonight, the NBA released its traditional jersey sales rankings on Thursday morning, based on sales at its online store and its temporary store in Manhattan.

  • NCAA Final Four 2012

    If my calculations are right, tonight's tip time puts halftime around 10:30pm ET, the end of the game at around 11:50 pm ET and the annual tradition of One Shining Moment at around 10 minutes past midnight.