Sports

How Much the $7 Billion Fantasy Football Business Costs Other Employers

In 2017, the fantasy football business is estimated to have raked in more than $7 billion from some 59 million U.S. and Canadian punters. The global market for all fantasy ...
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This Team Has the Most Expensive Tickets in the NFL

Among the advantages of winning six Super Bowls, including the most recent one, is that demand for home tickets soars. New England Patriots tickets have an average price of $777 ...
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Want to Live Longer? You May Want to Consider Baseball as a Career

One would expect professional athletes to be healthier than most people. They get lots of exercise, and many have good diets. New research does show that some of their habits ...
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The Team No One Thinks Can Win the Super Bowl This Season

Every year, the 32 National Football League teams are supposed to start out on close to equal footing, at least in terms of talent. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken ...
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Fox Bets Big on Stars Group Partnership

Stars Group Inc. (NASDAQ: TSG) is pursuing a new partnership that includes joint development of a sports-gambling app with Fox Branding. Stars and Fox essentially signed a 25-year deal in ...
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Disney or Sinclair: Who Did Better in $10 Billion Regional Sports Network Deal?

That Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has reportedly struck a deal to sell the remaining 21 regional sports networks (RSNs) it recently acquired from Fox Corp. (NASDAQ: FOXA) is no ...
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A Ticket to the Kentucky Derby May Cost More Than a World Series Ticket

The price for a ticket to the Super Bowl can run as much as $5,000, and in some cases much more. The cost of a World Series ticket is closer ...
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The Derby Winner Makes More Than Super Bowl Champs, but May Still Be Seen as Underpaid

The players on the winning team of the Super Bowl get $118,000 each. The winning players of the World Series make over $400,000. The horse that wins the Kentucky Derby ...
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Meet Tiger Woods Sponsors

Tiger Woods, the former 14-time major champion, is now a 15-time one, having won the Masters for the fifth time. Plagued by scandal and a body that seems to deteriorate ...
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Did Disney Score a TKO With Its ESPN-UFC Partnership?

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has been looking for something to do with its ESPN business for years, but now it seems the Mouse House landed a solid blow with ...
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How Much Money Does March Madness Make?

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, aka March Madness, is very big business. Will this year's take be even greater now that sports betting is legal in eight states? ...
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March Madness Will Cost US Companies Over $13 Billion

The selection process that kicks off March Madness starts March 17. That triggers a tournament that starts with 68 teams and runs through the National Championship in Minneapolis on April ...
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Not the Lowest Rated Super Bowl Ever, but Close

Even die-hard football fans who take special pleasure in a defensive battle that results in low-scoring games were likely to declare last night's Super Bowl LIII (that's 53 if you ...
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Super Bowl Win Is Huge Boost for Tom Brady’s 6 Big Sponsors

The New England Patriots, led by great 41-year-old quarterback Tom Brady, won another Super Bowl, their sixth. If the past is any indication, over 100 million people watched the game ...
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Americans Expected to Place $6 Billion in Bets on Super Bowl 53

One of the biggest sporting events in the world is set to kick off this Sunday around 6:30 p.m. Eastern, wherein the New England Patriots will face off against the ...
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