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The NFL will end its non-profit tax-exempt status.

NFL gives up tax-exempt status

Apr 28, 2015
A little more money for the government, less transparency about executive pay.
Posted In: business of sports, national football league, NFL, tax exempt

Are pro sports teams economic winners for cities?

Mar 19, 2015
A baseball team has about the same economic impact as a midsize department store.
Posted In: business of sports, tax incentives, stadiums, cities

Want to run the Iditarod? You'll need a lot of scratch

Mar 18, 2015
It costs as much as $100,000 to keep a kennel of sled dogs running year-round.
Posted In: Iditarod, business of sports, sponsorship
Eamon Matthews

When it comes to rugby, the US is a developing market

Oct 31, 2014
The sport returns to the Olympics in 2016.
Posted In: rugby, Olympics, business of sports

The 'blackout rule' is out because football is more popular than it used to be

Sep 30, 2014
David Gura talks to Kenneth Shropshire of Wharton Sports Business Initiative.
Posted In: business of sports, NFL, blackout rule

Extending the female athlete spotlight past Mo'Ne Davis

Aug 22, 2014
Mo'Ne Davis is held out as a sensation and pioneer for women in sports.
Posted In: business of sports, women
golfing

The U.S. Open is rolling, for mini golf

Aug 15, 2014
Prizes are small, but there’s enough action to sustain a pro circuit.
Posted In: business of sports, Golf, prizes, competition

Baseball players make out like one-percenters

Aug 15, 2014
Like other top earners, their pay went up much faster than the average worker's.
Posted In: baseball, Sports, business of sports
Nike Football ad

Advertising at the World Cup is a different ball game

Jun 19, 2014
There aren't as many breaks for 30-second puppy ads.
Posted In: World Cup, advertising, business of sports
Leigh Steinberg

Sports agent Leigh Steinberg on pro football's rise

May 5, 2014
Inside the mind and career of longtime sports agent Leigh Steinberg.
Posted In: Sports, NFL, business of sports

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