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Sports broadcaster takes note of the Special Olympics

Jul 28, 2015
ESPN looks to get a piece of the marketing opportunity. And it's not alone.
Posted In: special olympics, Sports, los angeles
Investing in fantasy sports is becoming a way for sports networks to cash in on live programming and expand their footprint.

Sports channels tap fantasy games for new content

Jul 27, 2015
Investors are pouring money into online sites like DraftKings.
Posted In: Sports, fox sports, online gambling, fantasy sports

Sports + Fans + Selfie Culture = Business Strategy

Jul 24, 2015
Fanpics looks to capitalize on our love of sports and pictures of ourselves.
Posted In: Sports, pictures, selfie
A team from France takes part in a qualifying match at the 2015 Call of Duty European Championships on March 1 in London. The event sees 28 teams from across Europe and the Middle East compete in order to qualify for the 2015 Call of Duty world finals in

Gamers' new challenge: a urine sample

Jul 24, 2015
Super Smash Bros. is way more serious than we thought.
Posted In: video games, Sports, drug testing
Bill Simmons will be hosting a weekly talk show for HBO next year, according to the NY Times.

HBO picks up former ESPN host Bill Simmons

Jul 23, 2015
The sports channel has had a talent drain recently. What's going on over there?
Posted In: HBO, espn, Sports, business of sports

Yahoo bets on fantasy sports

Jul 9, 2015
Through a mobile app, Yahoo will now let fantasy sports players make daily bets.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Sports, business of sports

Sports contracts can pay more when they pay later

Jul 1, 2015
Two of the most admired and notorious deals in pro sports involve postponing payments in return for bigger paychecks.
Posted In: ABA, NBA, Spirits of St. Louis, Bobby Bonilla, Sports
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter stands next to the World Cup trophy during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina.

Justice department moves on FIFA corruption

May 27, 2015
So far 14 have been indicted, but not longtime FIFA President Sepp Blatter.
Posted In: soccer, football, Sports, FIFA
Shaquille O'Neal smiles at the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, part of the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend.

In the NBA, 'Hack-a-Shaq' is fouling ratings, too

May 12, 2015
The strategy of fouling bad free-throw shooters can be effective, but slows the game
Posted In: Sports, basketball, football, advertising
Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of the press conference promoting their upcoming fight on March 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

The business behind the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Apr 24, 2015
Years in the making, the match is set to bring in some serious cash.
Posted In: boxing, Las Vegas, MGM, Sports

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