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

Under Armour wins big at the Masters

Apr 13, 2015
Jordan Spieth signed a 10-year endorsement deal with the brand earlier this year.
Posted In: Sports, Golf, endorsements, under armour

Your dollar goes a long way at the Masters

Apr 10, 2015
For $100 you can buy pimento cheese sandwiches and soda for 17 people.
Posted In: Golf, Sports, Food

Getting back from March Madness

Apr 6, 2015
So you're out of the tournament. How do you and your teammates get home?
Posted In: March Madness, NCAA, basketball, Sports
The NFL hires its first ever female permanent game official.

The NFL has appointed its first female referee

Apr 3, 2015
Sarah Thomas was the first woman to officiate a major college football game in 2007. Two years later, she was also the first woman to officiate a bowl game.
Posted In: NFL, game, football, women, Sports
The Mirage Resort Race and Sports Book in Las Vegas is crowded with basketball fans during the 2010 NCAA March Madness Tournament.

For one Vegas sports book, it's anyone but Kentucky

Apr 3, 2015
William Hill sports book is on the hook if Kentucky goes undefeated.
Posted In: gambling, Vegas, Sports, Las Vegas, basketball, college sports