Sports Business

The New York attorney general has demanded that DraftKings and FanDuel stop taking bets in the state because he considers them illegal gambling operations.

The University of Missouri football team pressured the school’s president to resign over his handling of racial incidents.

How Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff’s impact is being felt at this year’s World Series.

A lot has changed in the 29 years since the New York Mets last won the World Series, and fortunately for Mitch Modell, CEO of New York-based sports retailer Modell’s, it’s meant a business boom for the 120-year-old family-owned chain. “When I was at the Mets game, you saw people wearing jackets from 1986 that …

Was the first live-streamed football game a success? The reviews are in.

Hoping to score tickets to see the Chicago Cubs play in the National League Championship Series? Well it could cost you a fortune. The current average asking price for NLCS tickets is $1,325.93, making it the most expansive price for any League Championship Series ticket in history, according to TiqIQ.com, a tickets aggregation site. The …

The Kansas City Royals have electrified an otherwise tiresome American League Central this year. The boys in blue have the best record in the league and are on track to defend their first pennant in 30 years. They’re also the most evenly paid team in the majors. A Big Crunch analysis shows the Royals’ payroll …

Under Armour outlined an ambitious strategy to catch up to market leader Nike.

Private athletic coaching used to be something for the pros, or the rich, but CoachUp, a Boston-based start-up is trying to change that. “It’s nothing new. At the highest level, all the best athletes in the world all do private coaching… that’s because it really works. It’s the best way to improve,” explained Jordan Fliegel, …

As football season kicks off, Eric Chemi tells us about the big business of the NFL and where the game’s biggest growth comes from.

As a new season kicks off Thursday night, are you thinking it would be nice to see your company’s name on the big board of your local NFL team’s stadium? You might want to consider the squad’s record before shelling out the big bucks required for naming rights. Research shows that a sports team’s performance …

The United States women’s soccer team is riding high into this weekend’s World Cup final—and ticket prices are soaring with them. The U.S. rolled to a decisive 2-0 victory over world No. 1 Germany in the semifinals Tuesday night. By Wednesday morning, the average secondary ticket price for Sunday’s championship in Canada spiked more than …

It might sound like a bad excuse for gambling, but sometimes a bet really is about more than just the money. Just ask the race fans who put money down on American Pharoah, the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978. The majority of bettors at the Belmont Stakes this weekend who had …

Robert Frank takes a look at American Pharoah’s journey and what’s next for the thoroughbred.

If you want to teach your kid about life and how to be successful, you may want to buy them a skateboard so they can join the other 6.63 million people in the U.S. that enjoy the sport. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once observed, “To learn to do a skateboard trick, many times you’ve got to …