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Why Peyton Manning is key to today's big corporate merger

Dec 18, 2013
It used to be that sports and fashion marketing existed on the periphery of the Hollywood entertainment business.
Posted In: IMG, William Morris, Entertainment, Sports, fashion, WME

Big money at stake in one USC football game

Nov 29, 2013
Will the University of Southern California's quest to hire a star coach for its football team be cut short by a victory in Saturday's game?
Posted In: college, Sports, athletics, college sports, business of sports

Need an extra basketball timeout? That'll be $50,000

Nov 29, 2013
Our Final Note today comes from the world of basketball and loopholes.
Posted In: Sports

The tears, jeers and dollars behind the Atlanta Braves' big move

Nov 12, 2013
The Atlanta Braves push for a small stadium in the suburbs. But why?
Posted In: Sports, stadiums, gentrification

The life of a mascot: "Behind the Mask"

Oct 29, 2013
The life of a mascot is the subject of a new series by Josh Greenbaum on Hulu.
Posted In: mascots, NBA, Sports

Consider the basketball: NBA swaps out balls for a new crop

Oct 25, 2013
Spalding is rushing to make basketballs with the new NBA commissioner’s autograph so they’re ready when he takes office.
Posted In: NBA, David Stern, basketball, business of sports, Sports

Doesn't matter who wins the World Series, networks and advertisers score

Oct 23, 2013
The World Series starts and big sporting events like this still bring what advertisers want -- live viewers.
Posted In: television, advertising, World Series, Sports, TiVo

Sports pundits not exactly Nate Silver when it come to World Series predictions

Oct 21, 2013
The blog pundittracker tracked 63 talking heads in the sports world to see who correctly picked the World Series.
Posted In: Sports, MLB, baseball, espn, World Series, Red Sox, Cardinals

How do bookies make money on sports betting?

Oct 11, 2013
This Sunday’s game between the Denver Broncos and the Jacksonville Jaguars has already made history: The spread on the Las Vegas betting line is one of the biggest ever. So where does that number come from?
Posted In: Sports, bets, NFL

The cost of retiring a Native American mascot

Oct 7, 2013
President Obama joined the list of public figures who say the Washington Redskins should consider changing their name. But what's the value of the Redskins brand?
Posted In: Sports, NFL, football, mascot, Redskins

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