News and Articles About Sports-related Businesses

Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion
Acquisitions

Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion

The investors are expected to argue that Reebok would do better if it were managed independently
Help Select Our 'College Entrepreneur of 2014'
Entrepreneur of 2014

Help Select Our 'College Entrepreneur of 2014'

Nominees run the gamut, having created everything from a mouth guard that aims to prevent sports-related concussions to an app that helps actors nail down relevant and timely auditions.
Geoff Weiss
Vote Now to Help Us Pick Our 'Emerging Entrepreneur of 2014'
Entrepreneur of 2014

Vote Now to Help Us Pick Our 'Emerging Entrepreneur of 2014'

Our finalists have created everything from the world's first Twitter-based advertising agency to a toy startup that purports to be the 'Netflix for Legos.'
Geoff Weiss
How Startups Can Capitalize on Global Sports Events Like the World Cup
Sports-related Businesses

How Startups Can Capitalize on Global Sports Events Like the World Cup

Here's three tips for entrepreneurs seeking to wisely enter this game.
Adiat Disu
Winning Startup Tips From a Champion
Startup Success Stories

Winning Startup Tips From a Champion

Aversion to complacency and wilingness to work tirelessly are the keys to success in both sport and business
Marc Wayshak
GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO
Technology

GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO

The San Mateo, Calif.-based company announced today that it plans to go public.
Catherine Clifford
A Football App Shares Strategies With Coaches
Technology

A Football App Shares Strategies With Coaches

Former NFL assistant coach Charles Coiner launched FirstDown PlayBook DropBack for middle-school, high-school and college teams. The app has a database of more than 5,000 plays--many used in real-game situations.
Matt Villano
The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash
Entrepreneurs

The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash

Increasingly enthusiasts are keeping up with the sport with the plentiful online Fantasy Sports Leagues. Here, one fantasy league founder gives us the low-down on his vibrant business.
Matt Villano
A Startup Brings High-Tech Sports Analytics to School Teams
Technology

A Startup Brings High-Tech Sports Analytics to School Teams

The online video and analytics platform Krossover analyzes plays for high school and college teams.
An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions
Technology

An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

NumberFire has built data models that have outdone the experts at ESPN.
Michelle Juergen
Technology

An App That Moves Sports Fans to Better Seats

Evan Owens designed Pogoseat, an app that helps fans at an event swap seats.
Matt Villano
Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes
Starting a Business

Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes

The ex-New York Giants star on his new venture and how his time as an athlete prepared him to become an entrepreneur.
Trevor Turnbull
Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures
Starting a Business

Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures

As U.S. schools cut back on arts and sports programs, administrations are increasingly turning to private providers and startups to fill the gap.
Neil Parmar
Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers
Starting a Business

Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers

On the last day of our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide, we roll out five products for the special angler, yogi or Frisbee player in your life.
Colleen DeBaise