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Bloomberg Business of Sports

By Bloomberg News

Michael Barr, Scott Soshnick and Eben Novy-Williams follow the money in the world of sports, taking listeners inside decisions that power the multibillion dollar industry. From media and technology to finance and real estate, leagues and teams across the globe have matured into far more than just back-page entertainment. The show explains the money behind the final score.

  1. 1.
    Ivy League QB to Private Equity to Startup Football02/21/2019
    32:43
  2. 2.
    Machado's Millions; Kaepernick Deal; Dundon to Rescue02/20/2019
    9:17
  3. 3.
    The NBA’s Ex-Commissioner, From Thimphu to Tim Duncan 02/15/2019
    33:23
  4. 4.
    Start Your Engines! The Money in Nascar's Biggest Race02/14/2019
    32:40
  5. 5.
    Golf's Worst Caddie Tip? Lacrosse Nets a Billionaire 02/13/2019
    17:45
  6. 6.
    Knicks Sell Possibility of Kevin Durant; Costas Talks 02/11/2019
    18:01
  7. 7.
    He's Building a Silicon Valley Pipeline to Pro Jocks02/07/2019
    36:58
  8. 8.
    Cubs Ownership on Defensive After Joe Ricketts Emails 02/06/2019
    19:58
  1. 9.
    Tom Brady, Dynastic Patriots Can't Boost TV Audience02/04/2019
    22:46
  2. 10.
    Rams Wooed Coach With In-N-Out, Then Wolfgang Puck01/31/2019
    38:42
  3. 11.
    Wall Street Targeted by Suddenly Surging Brooklyn Nets 01/30/2019
    16:05
  4. 12.
    Richest Sport Seeks Richer Future; Pac-12's Media Plan 01/28/2019
    18:58
  5. 13.
    Raine Man Helps David Beckham, Steve Ballmer and UFC01/24/2019
    28:50
  6. 14.
    Will Football Disappear Because Insurers Want Out? 01/23/2019
    14:47
  7. 15.
    Sports Business in 2019: Spotlight on Gambling, Media 01/21/2019
    29:28
  8. 16.
    The $220 Billion Company Shaping the Sports Future01/17/2019
    37:08
  9. 17.
    Billion-Dollar NBA Video Game; $350 Nike Sneakers01/16/2019
    14:44
  10. 18.
    Which Career Would You Choose? NFL Versus Baseball01/14/2019
    14:53
  11. 19.
    NFL's Money Man Eyes $25 Billion Target Through Media01/10/2019
    42:06
  12. 20.
    Jerry Jones Gets a $250 Million Yacht; Tech and Sports01/09/2019
    18:52
  13. 21.
    Snoop Dogg's Marijuana Fight vs. NHL's Maple Leafs01/07/2019
    14:34
  14. 22.
    Dallas Cowboys Are Doing It Best in Pro Sports01/03/2019
    34:29
  15. 23.
    Beer, Here! Get Your $26 Beer; Pulisic to Chelsea01/02/2019
    12:40
  16. 24.
    Pac-12 Explores Private Equity; Disney, Verizon Deal (Podcast)12/31/2018
    16:19
  17. 25.
    Full Price Playstations? Yup, Fiesta Bowl Gets No Deal12/27/2018
    29:25
  18. 26.
    The NFL's South Carolina Panthers?; NBC Sports Betting 12/26/2018
    11:49
  19. 27.
    LeBron James, Slaves and Jews; NFL Playoffs in Focus (Podcast)12/24/2018
    1:00
  20. 28.
    Sports Betting Explosion Is Bringing the Action Here 12/20/2018
    36:42
  21. 29.
    Red Sox Owner Goes Car Shopping; New Fox Bets on NFL and Sports12/19/2018
    10:45
  22. 30.
    Knicks Aren't For Sale; The Ugly Truth of Stadium Food12/17/2018
    13:50
  23. 31.
    Pat Mahomes' `Patty Flakes' Coming to Your Cereal Bowl (Podcast)12/13/2018
    32:31
  24. 32.
    Sex Abuse Report Lambasts USOC Leaders; Raiders Sued12/12/2018
    10:14
  25. 33.
    Lance Armstrong Hits on Uber; MLB Takes on 60 Minutes12/10/2018
    10:14
  26. 34.
    Andre the Giant and Hulk Hogan Helped Shape the XFL12/06/2018
    33:14
  27. 35.
    Investing in Athletes; Investment from Athletes12/05/2018
    15:06
  28. 36.
    The NFL’s Kareem Hunt Problem; Fanduel Pays Bets Early 12/03/2018
    13:50
  29. 37.
    $40 Million Wasn't Enough to Keep Him Playing Football11/29/2018
    33:38
  30. 38.
    Here's Your Chance to Relive the Super Bowl Shuffle11/28/2018
    14:36
  31. 39.
    Tiger-Phil Refunds; Lacrosse League Gets a New Deal 11/26/2018
    16:27
  32. 40.
    Billion-Dollar Sports Transactions: The Who and Why11/22/2018
    38:16
  33. 41.
    Amazon Eyes Regional Sports Networks; MLS Valuations11/21/2018
    16:22
  34. 42.
    Would You Pay $10 Billion for the NFL's Dallas Cowboys11/19/2018
    13:39
  35. 43.
    No-ter Dame? Or No-Tra Dame? Here's the Correct Answer11/15/2018
    31:44
  36. 44.
    Would You Pay $100 NOT to See the Sporting Event?11/14/2018
    15:50
  37. 45.
    Numbers, Not Names, Matter Most in Big-League Baseball11/12/2018
    14:55
  38. 46.
    USA Gymnastics Under Fire; Hear the NCAA's Side 11/08/2018
    31:51
  39. 47.
    Senators Say Sorry After Uber; USA Gymnastics Latest 11/07/2018
    7:55
  40. 48.
    Fortnite and the NFL; Floyd Mayweather Goes MMA11/05/2018
    14:29
  41. 49.
    The Mets' GM Controversy, Maryland Coach Finally Fired 11/01/2018
    29:25
  42. 50.
    Wanna Bet? Sports World Reaps Revenue From Wagering 10/31/2018
    18:26
  43. 51.
    Fortnite Maker Hits $15 Billion; USOC Hires Legends10/29/2018
    18:12
  44. 52.
    Dodgers-Red Sox; Elon Musk, TV Blackouts and Bankers 10/25/2018
    37:47
  45. 53.
    Jim Dolan's War; NBA's G League Takes on One-and-Done 10/24/2018
    22:10
  46. 54.
    Lacrosse Player Paul Rabil Talks About His New League10/22/2018
    26:27
  47. 55.
    New York City Traffic Really Irks This IndyCar Champ 10/18/2018
    33:05
  48. 56.
    What's Next for Paul Allen's Teams; Boxing's $365M Man10/17/2018
    21:39
  49. 57.
    London Calling - Or Is It? Haslam Buys Columbus Crew 10/15/2018
    21:39
  50. 58.
    Moon Boots (Literally), CrossFit, UFC: The New Reebok10/11/2018
    31:40
  51. 59.
    Kobe Bryant-Justin Timberlake Team Up; MLB Final Four 10/10/2018
    15:07
  52. 60.
    UFC Brawl Good for Business, Ronaldo Rape Allegations 10/08/2018
    13:11
  53. 61.
    Baseball's Business Isn't Balls and Strikes Anymore10/04/2018
    33:42
  54. 62.
    Baseball Attendance Dips; Seattle Inches Closer to NHL10/03/2018
    12:40
  55. 63.
    NFL Middle Finger; NBA Tell J.R. Smith to Cover Tattoo10/01/2018
    14:11
  56. 64.
    $200 Million Valuations? How Esports Teams Make Money09/27/2018
    33:40
  57. 65.
    Lacrosse Gives Fans, Sponsors a Choice; Nike Reports 09/26/2018
    18:27
  58. 66.
    Tiger Woods Returns to Golf's Winner's Circle 09/24/2018
    17:11
  59. 67.
    Brooklyn to London as NBA's Nets Seek Global Audience 09/20/2018
    40:00
  60. 68.
    NFL Faces Hall-of-Fame Boycott; Lacrosse Pay Raises09/19/2018
    17:47
  61. 69.
    Halftime Retirement; Fitzmagic and a Suddenly Fun NFL 09/17/2018
    16:59
  62. 70.
    Patriots' Kraft Gave This Advice to DraftKings CEO09/13/2018
    29:25
  63. 71.
    Hurricane Wreaks Havoc; $15 Billion for Youth Sports09/12/2018
    13:44
  64. 72.
    Serena Williams Drops a Match But Again Raises a Cause 09/10/2018
    17:16
  65. 73.
    The ``Golden Boy'' Sees Another Golden Age for Boxing09/06/2018
    28:05
  66. 74.
    Here's Why Colin Kaepernick was Coveted by Nike 09/05/2018
    15:16
  67. 75.
    Kaepernick Goes to Trial; College Football's Empty Seats 09/03/2018
    15:55
  68. 76.
    This NFL Owner Welcomes Player Protests During Anthem08/30/2018
    27:48
  69. 77.
    Lovable Losers Turn Leavers as Cubs Ponder Own TV Path 08/29/2018
    10:54
  70. 78.
    Serena’s Catsuit Ban; Mike Francesa Goes Digital08/27/2018
    15:17
  71. 79.
    Tennis, Anyone? Roger Federer at Night and $7 Water 08/23/2018
    37:24
  72. 80.
    Anger Rises over New NFL Rules; Sabres Fans Get New Plan08/22/2018
    17:26
  73. 81.
    Esports in the Asian Games; Crimson Tide & PawSox Move08/20/2018
    16:43
  74. 82.
    He's a Paper Billionaire Backed by U.S. Sports Betting08/16/2018
    32:34
  75. 83.
    Sports, Venture Capital and Tech Take Center Stage 08/15/2018
    12:43
  76. 84.
    Beer Changes at Dodger Stadium and Golf TV Ratings08/13/2018
    8:38
  77. 85.
    Tim Leiweke Might Surprise You on Stadium Finance08/09/2018
    34:11
  78. 86.
    Brian France Takes Leave; LeBron, the Producer and UNC08/08/2018
    14:24
  79. 87.
    Red Sox Sweep Yankees; Indra Nooyi Steps Down at PepsiCo08/06/2018
    16:59
  80. 88.
    $1 Bet With Michael Jordan has Leonsis High on Sports 08/02/2018
    37:36
  81. 89.
    NBA Inks $25 Million Sports Betting Partnership With MGM 08/01/2018
    20:32
  82. 90.
    Genius, I'll Tell Ya! More MLB Players Explaining Tweets07/30/2018
    14:30
  83. 91.
    NFL Players Ride Union Eyeing Venture Capital, Content 07/26/2018
    35:13
  84. 92.
    No Coke -- Pepsi at MSG; Fanatics Sued by EEOC07/25/2018
    11:26
  85. 93.
    Meet the Mets, Buy the Mets; Ronaldo Selling Jerseys 07/23/2018
    17:05
  86. 94.
    $2 Million Winner-Take-All Hoops Tourney as a Startup07/19/2018
    34:29
  87. 95.
    Slushies, Slurpees and This College's 44-ounce Soda Cup 07/16/2018
    12:51
  88. 96.
    Sports Investment Through the Eyes of Bruin's Pyne 07/12/2018
    33:31
  89. 97.
    Tiger Woods-Mickelson Seek $10 Million; Sportradar Sale 07/09/2018
    14:29
  90. 98.
    LeBron James Makes Lakers NBA's Most Valuable Franchise07/02/2018
    13:23
  91. 99.
    He's the Go-To Guy for Pro Athletes Looking to Do Good06/28/2018
    36:24
  92. 100.
    Cubs Owners Eye Soccer's AC Milan; Messi Going Home?06/25/2018
    18:03
  93. 101.
    Are You a Smart Athlete? This Test Can Give the Answer06/21/2018
    36:44
  94. 102.
    Yankees Mull YES Network Buyback; Mickelson's Gaffe (Audio)06/18/2018
    16:34
  95. 103.
    Goooooooooooooooooool! World Cup es Mejor in Spanish 06/14/2018
    32:06
  96. 104.
    Ohtani's Injury, Federer's Millions and LeBron's Hand (Correct)06/11/2018
    10:51
  97. 105.
    What a Bed in Tibet Told One Owner about Sports Future 06/07/2018
    34:32
  98. 106.
    Golf Gets $2 Billion Discovery Deal; Yankees Mad at ESPN (Audio)06/04/2018
    13:32
  99. 107.
    250-to-1 Shows Knight Time Is Right Time for Maloofs05/31/2018
    38:39
  100. 108.
    Billion-Dollar Sports Valuations; Media Money Flowing05/28/2018
    34:15
  101. 109.
    Lacrosse Millionaire Rabil Takes Social Media by Storm 05/24/2018
    40:36
  102. 110.
    Steph Curry Takes Aim at Golf Sponsorship; Knights Cup? 05/21/2018
    15:38
  103. 111.
    This Guy Bet on Betting and It's About to Pay Off 05/17/2018
    33:05
  104. 112.
    Sports Betting Becomes a Reality; Billions at Stake (Audio)05/14/2018
    13:13
  105. 113.
    ESPN Pays Up for UFC as League Seeks New Superstars 05/10/2018
    31:23
  106. 114.
    The NFL's Cheerleader Problem; Pac-12 Revenue Hits $500M 05/07/2018
    15:26
  107. 115.
    Yankees, Cowboys and Billion-Dollar Sports Valuations 05/03/2018
    34:43
  108. 116.
    Mets Shares Hitting the Market; NFL Re-Signs With Amazon04/30/2018
    11:09
  109. 117.
    Patricof: Wall Street to Disney, Tribeca and NYCFC04/26/2018
    31:45
  110. 118.
    NFL Lends Billions to LA; Record European Soccer Revenue04/23/2018
    15:10
  111. 119.
    Vegas, Baby! NHL's Golden Knights Score in First Year04/19/2018
    36:03
  112. 120.
    Ex-Harvard Hoops Player Sells LeBron & Co. Globally 04/12/2018
    36:19
  113. 121.
    Conor McGregor Goes Off; Ohtani Makes Like Babe Ruth04/09/2018
    15:03
  114. 122.
    The Money Behind Villanova's NCAA Basketball Title04/05/2018
    35:26
  115. 123.
    Sister Jean Goes Home; Ledecky Goes Pro: Sports Business04/02/2018
    15:54
  116. 124.
    Yankees Print Money as Home Run Derby Baseball Returns 03/29/2018
    31:09
  117. 125.
    98-Year-Old Nun Drives March Marketing: Sports Business 03/26/2018
    14:50
  118. 126.
    Meet the Home Team Without any Home Team Allegiance03/22/2018
    38:48
  119. 127.
    UMBC Seeks to Cash-In on Tourney Upset: Sports Business03/19/2018
    14:28
  120. 128.
    Syracuse, ESPN Alum Wildhack Talks Sports Landscape03/15/2018
    38:33
  121. 129.
    Facebook Gets MLB, March Madness Time: Sports Business 03/12/2018
    14:54
  122. 130.
    She -- Yes, She -- Will Drive NBA’s Clippers Business03/08/2018
    36:52
  123. 131.
    Kobe's Oscars Win, Big Ten Hoops in NYC: Sports Business03/05/2018
    15:47
  124. 132.
    Richard Sherman Shares His Thoughts on NFL, Goodell 03/01/2018
    40:26
  125. 133.
    Barstool Boys Buy a Team, Olympics End: Sports Business 02/26/2018
    14:14
  126. 134.
    She's Selling The Analytics Way as Sports Crunches Data 02/22/2018
    35:41
  127. 135.
    Yankees Optimism, English Soccer's TV: Sports Business 02/19/2018
    28:46
  128. 136.
    Vroom! Vroom! Nascar Revs Up as Daytona 500 Arrives 02/15/2018
    35:55
  129. 137.
    Jeter's Hire, Daytona 500, the Winter Games: Sports Business02/12/2018
    13:25
  130. 138.
    She's the Future of Sports Media as Barstool Booms 02/08/2018
    35:51
  131. 139.
    Super Bowl Ads, Foles, The Winter Games: Sports Business02/05/2018
    14:14
  132. 140.
    Tom Brady Access on Sale as Fans Pay Up for Experience02/01/2018
    36:03
  133. 141.
    Tiger Woods, Ronda Rousey, Tom Brady01/29/2018
    16:47
  134. 142.
    Tom Brady Goes 24/7 and Vince McMahon Tries XFL Again 01/25/2018
    31:09
  135. 143.
    LeBron James, Steph Curry and the Business of Hoops 01/18/2018
    32:15
  136. 144.
    How Much is That (Insert Sports Property Here) Worth01/11/2018
    35:38
  137. 145.
    Here's Your Definitive 2018 Sports Business Lookahead01/09/2018
    28:26
  138. 146.
    Alabama vs. Georgia and the Dollars of College Football01/04/2018
    34:11
  139. 147.
    Betting’s Billions, OTT and What’ll Topple the NFL 12/28/2017
    38:21
  140. 148.
    ESPN, NFL Ratings and Sports Media's New World Order 12/21/2017
    33:40
  141. 149.
    The Greek Freak Erases Borders as NBA's Bucks Go Global 12/14/2017
    31:48
  142. 150.
    Here's Why MLS Teams Start at $150 Million These Days12/07/2017
    33:48
  143. 151.
    Ex-Harvard Tennis Player Shapes Pac-12’s Global Game 11/30/2017
    33:50
  144. 152.
    If You Like Sports Betting This Chit-Chat Is For You 11/22/2017
    31:42
  145. 153.
    Already NBA's Best, Warriors Poised for Business Boost 11/16/2017
    33:58
  146. 154.
    NFL's `33rd Owner' Says Roger Goodell Is Staying Put 11/09/2017
    28:54
  147. 155.
    Trump's NFL Stance, Pizza Sales and Football's Fizzle11/03/2017
    28:57
  148. 156.
    Billionaire Crane on the Astros World Series Profit 10/26/2017
    28:56
  149. 157.
    Aaron Judge Better at #4: Keith Hernandez on Baseball 10/19/2017
    29:58
  150. 158.
    You Want a Sure Thing, Can’t-Miss Asset? Hint: Hoops 10/12/2017
    29:42
  151. 159.
    How About Duke v North Carolina in an Empty Gymnasium 10/06/2017
    29:27
  152. 160.
    NBA, NHL, EPL, Esports, The Rock: This Guy Runs It All 09/29/2017
    29:56
  153. 161.
    The NFL's Future as Seen by Patriots President Kraft09/22/2017
    29:59
  154. 162.
    Tweet, Tweet: Meet the Woman Behind Twitter's Sports 09/14/2017
    29:59
  155. 163.
    $100,000 Helmet Could Become the NFL's Standard 09/07/2017
    28:57
  156. 164.
    Red Sox Are Fine Leaving Gobs of Money on the Table 08/31/2017
    29:59
  157. 165.
    (Insert Your Nickname Here) Shows Baseball's Road Map08/24/2017
    29:52
  158. 166.
    Mayweather Vs. McGregor Aims at $500 Million TV Revenue 08/17/2017
    31:43
  159. 167.
    Millionaire Athletes Chase Billionaire Status08/11/2017
    29:40
  160. 168.
    White Elephants Won't Be Part of L.A.'s 2028 Olympics 08/04/2017
    32:03
  161. 169.
    Lionel Messi’s Boss Eyes U.S. Billions as MLS Grows07/28/2017
    31:50
  162. 170.
    This Guy's Gunning for Ballmer's $2 Billion Record07/21/2017
    29:40
  163. 171.
    Even Hal Steinbrenner Didn't See Aaron Judge Coming07/14/2017
    29:27
  164. 172.
    Baseball's Money Man Wins Millennials by Losing Seats07/07/2017
    28:57
  165. 173.
    Here's How You'll Watch Sports in the Future 06/30/2017
    26:02
  166. 174.
    Dodgers Brand Trumps Even Yankees, CEO Kasten Says (Audio)06/23/2017
    24:39
  167. 175.
    Grant Hill Sees a Golden State Warriors NBA Dynasty (Audio)06/16/2017
    25:00
  168. 176.
    Lavar Ball Gets Praise from Lakers Owner Jeanie Buss06/09/2017
    23:32
  169. 177.
    NHL Commissioner Bettman Hints at NY Islanders Future06/02/2017
    31:40
  170. 178.
    Milwaukee Bucks Owner Lasry on Making Money in the NBA05/26/2017
    29:32
  171. 179.
    Steve Ballmer Talking Tech, Finance and the Clippers05/19/2017
    23:32
  172. 180.
    Venture Capital to Celtics Owner: Grousbeck on Sports05/12/2017
    25:10
  173. 181.
    Bloomberg Business of Sports: May 5, 201705/05/2017
    32:33
  174. 182.
    Bloomberg Business of Sports: April 28, 201705/04/2017
    32:24
  175. 183.
    The Business of Sports: April 21, 201704/21/2017
    30:52
  176. 184.
    The Business of Sports: April 14, 201704/21/2017
    32:08
  177. 185.
    The Business of Sports: April 7, 201704/21/2017
    31:07

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