News and Articles About Sports-related Businesses

Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again
Franchises

Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports.
Inside the Success of Second-to-Market Companies
Growth Strategies

Inside the Success of Second-to-Market Companies

Innovators may grab the glory, but late-to-market companies can still finish first.
John Patrick Pullen
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol
Starting a Business

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

Three lessons from the life of an entrepreneur who helped revolutionize sports broadcasting.
Trevor Turnbull
What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business
Growth Strategies

What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

Consistent performance, whether in sports, sales or growing your business, pays off in more ways than simply sealing a big deal.
Brandon Steiner
Tony Hawk on Giving Back and Inspiring Change
Entrepreneurs

Tony Hawk on Giving Back and Inspiring Change

The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares the vision for his foundation, which donates millions to fund skateparks.
Teri Evans
Four Fitness Startups Find a Unique Workout Niche
Starting a Business

Four Fitness Startups Find a Unique Workout Niche

Boutique health clubs are competing with established players like 24 Hour Fitness by creating unique ways to break a sweat. Here are four that are changing the way we work out.
Katherine Duncan
Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness
Marketing

Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness

Here are three tips for how you can prepare for a sudden surge in sales.
Jason Fell
Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt
Franchises

Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt

A martial arts franchise aims to drop-kick bullies and raise self-esteem while helping owners bring a professional approach to their business.
Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit
Starting a Business

Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

How Joe Reynolds and Ryan Kunkel parlayed their love of extreme adventure into a $30 million enterprise.
How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business
Starting a Business

How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

A former Duke University All-American basketball player hit on a business idea for building and managing online photo stores for college athletic departments and sports teams.
Matt Villano
Startups Born from a Passion for Sports
Starting a Business

Startups Born from a Passion for Sports

A look at three companies that are claiming their stake in the arena of sports-related businesses.
Jason Fell
Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual
Franchises

Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual

From rock 'n roll to divorce to kickball, these companies take franchising to a new creative level.
A Mom Sees and Fills a Need in the Marketplace: Personal Hygiene Products for Boys
Entrepreneurs

A Mom Sees and Fills a Need in the Marketplace: Personal Hygiene Products for Boys

How an Atlanta entrepreneur launched Stinky Boyz, a line of sports-themed natural shampoos and body washes.
Michelle Juergen
Tackling Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

Tackling Entrepreneurship

The contenders in this year's Super Bowl aren't just football players. Some of them are savvy business owners, too.