Sports Business

Simmons Speaks Out

A day after news broke that Spotify would pay Joe Rogan $100 million for exclusive rights to his podcast, Bill Simmons revealed in an interview with Vulture a bit more […]

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Trading Sports for Esports

Universities are continuing to get on the esports train, even as traditional sports get the axe. Eastern Michigan University has announced a partnership with esports operator Gen. G. to bring […]

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Start Up in Place

As leagues develop plans to return to play, many are counting on a centralized location to ensure the safety of players and staff. The National Women’s Soccer League has chosen […]

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Conferences Lobby Hard

As discussions around college athlete endorsement money continue, the Power Five conferences are doing all they can to ensure a prime seat at the table. The SEC, Big Ten, Pac […]

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Rooney Rule Revisited

The NFL has implemented several Rooney Rule changes in an effort to help diversify coaching and front office hires. The previous Rooney Rule required one external minority applicant be interviewed […]

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NFL’s Cost of Fans

Without fans in the seats this year, the NFL stands to lose $5.5 billion – or 38% – of its revenue. That includes tickets, concessions, sponsors, parking and team store […]

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A $200 Billion Industry

Following 9% growth in the first quarter of 2020, the video game industry is forecast to finish the year with 9.3% improvement and projected revenues of $159.3 billion. Newzoo’s Global […]

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MLB Explores Tarps for Empty Seats

As teams seek new revenue while seasons start without fans, an FOS Exclusive by Danni Santana looks into an MLB proposal to cover those empty seats with sponsored tarps. In […]

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Video Games Surge

The coronavirus pandemic is showing a silver lining, at least for the video game industry. Video game sales were up 9% year-over-year in the first quarter to $10.9 billion. Game […]

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NY and CA Rally for Sports

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined the ranks of politicians urging sports to come back to their states. New York has been the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in […]

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