COVID-19

There are no games, sports fans. What are you gonna do?

Mar 27, 2020
With sporting events cancelled, fans are spending their money and time playing sports apps and video games, and watching re-runs.
People sit on a hill overlooking Dodger Stadium on what was supposed to be MLB's opening day — now postponed due to the coronavirus — on March 26 in Los Angeles, California.
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U.S. basketball plays to score and win in Mexico

Feb 18, 2020
The NBA just opened its first official store in Mexico. It’s also starting a major partnership in Mexico City.
Mexico City Arena hosts NBA Games.
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David Stern, NBA commissioner, leaves a lasting legacy in the sports business world

Jan 2, 2020
Stern died of complications stemming from a brain hemorrhage he suffered on Dec. 12.
Michael Jordan (R) of the Chicago Bulls shakes hands with NBA Commissioner David Stern as he is presented with his 1997 NBA Championship ring prior to the 01 November game against the Philadelphia 76'ers, at the United Center in Chicago, IL.
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Shelf Life

The "Billion Dollar Fantasy" that propelled FanDuel and DraftKings

Sep 11, 2019
The story behind the rise of fantasy sports startups FanDuel and DraftKings, and their battle against each other.
The fantasy sports website FanDuel.
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By The Numbers

Tennis superstar Serena Williams, by the numbers

Aug 23, 2019
Ahead of the 2019 US Open, we look at Williams’ athletic and financial legacy.
Serena Williams celebrates victory during the Ladies Singles second round match against  Christina McHale of the United States on day five of the Wimbledon on July 1, 2016 in London, England.
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The rapid rise of rock climbing

May 9, 2019
How rock climbing has changed since landing a spot in the 2020 Olympics.
Akiyo Noguchi of Japan competes during a climbing competition  in Wroclaw, Poland in 2017.
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By The Numbers

A race to the finish: The Kentucky Derby, by the numbers

May 2, 2019
Get your pastels and mint juleps ready, the hottest horse race of the year is on the horizon.
Justify, ridden by jockey Mike Smith, crosses the finish line to win the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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In basketball, the right tech can improve your shot

"This merging of artificial intelligence and basketball is a really powerful thing," said Dr. Rachel Marty Pyke, data scientist.
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U.S. women's soccer team files gender discrimination suit

Mar 11, 2019
The lawsuit against U.S. soccer claims the women were subject to "institutionalized gender discrimination" for years.
Alex Morgan #13 of United States and Carli Lloyd congratulate Megan Rapinoe #15 after a goal in the second half against the Mexico at BBVA Compass Stadium on April 8, 2018 in Houston, Texas.
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Zion Williamson's shoe: The business of college sports footwear

Feb 22, 2019
Duke's Zion Williamson split his Nike shoe wide open in a game against rival North Carolina, injuring his knee.
Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after falling as his shoe breaks against Luke Maye #32 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 20, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina.
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