A new book on the Cubs' curse likens 108 years of failure to a mismanaged business. Author Rich Cohen discusses what the Cubs' 2016 win meant for baseball.
The NFL would like players to stand during the anthem, but won't force them to, commissioner Roger Goodell said at a press conference on Wednesday.
A new Gallup poll finds that 57% of Americans identify as NFL fans — 10% fewer than in 2012. In the same time, NBA, NHL and pro soccer fans have risen.
President Donald Trump has discovered effective political tools in ESPN and the NFL, and he isn't likely to stop hitting them any time soon.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says his team will bar its players from kneeling in protest—many are seeing it as Jones caving to Trump. Will other team owners follow suit?
President Trump tweeted that the NFL is getting 'massive tax breaks' and that tax law should change. But the NFL voluntarily gave up its tax exempt status two years ago.
October brings the MLB Playoffs, and a World Series rematch of Cleveland and Chicago could be good for business. Meanwhile: who is the face of baseball?
With the NFL at the center of political controversy, official sponsors and other brands that advertise during football are nervous, says ad exec Brian Cristiano. He also gives a view of the future of NFL advertising.
After Cam Newton said at a press conference that it's "funny" to hear a female NFL reporter ask about receiver routes, he is losing endorsement deals. Dannon was first to go.
At its Made By Google event on Oct. 4, Google revealed a new smart music speaker Home Max, a direct competitive shot at Apple HomePod.
After China cracked down on bitcoin exchanges and initial coin offerings, expect Japan to fill its void as a leading market for bitcoin trading activity.
You may have seen many people saying the "NFL Rulebook" requires players to stand during the anthem. That's untrue. But a separate "Game Operations Manual" does have a policy about standing for the anthem.
President Trump continues to speak out against NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, but according to a new survey, 84% of people support the players' right to protest.
Fantasy football has been a boost to the NFL — but the growth of fantasy sports, particularly DFS, is likely to come from other sports than football.
Amazon is streaming 11 NFL games this season for Prime members. But the interesting part here for Amazon's business is the data it will collect for advertisers.
Adidas finds itself at the center of a college basketball corruption scandal just as the company is on an incredible hot streak in the U.S. and has been adding more college athletic sponsorship deals.
After President Trump condemned NFL players protesting during the national anthem, NFL official sponsors are coming out with statements in response. Here's a running list of their reactions so far.
Nike became the first NFL sponsor to react to President Trump's comments-- Nike said it supports the players' right to protest. By doing so, Nike took a risk with consumers.
CBS, NBC, and Fox all saw big ratings spikes for their NFL pregame coverage on Sunday, but viewership of the actual games fell overall by 4% compared to last year.
Trump is using NFL player protests as a personal political tool, but this is hardly the first time he has targeted the NFL-- he has been hostile toward the league since 1986.
When the NFL finds itself involved in scandal, all that matters in a business sense is what official league sponsors say. And usually, they don't say much.
While DraftKings and FanDuel were spending money on legal costs, RotoGrinders was making money off DFS content — without any of the legal risks.
Two planned NFL stadiums, in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, have projected costs higher than $2 billion-- and it's unlikely these structures will have a positive impact on the local economy.