NFL

Leadership

The 3 Ways Roger Goodell Failed to Show Leadership in His Press Conference

In trying to mute the criticism of the NFL's response to abuse cases, commissioner Roger Goodell showed surprisingly bad judgment.
Capitalism

How Business Is Regulating Good Behavior in the NFL

The NFL and players needed sponsors to get serious about abuse. Thank capitalism for that.
Innovation Now

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
Employee Morale

Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity

Research has shown that employees are spending time managing their teams instead of working, which cost companies big.
Hiring

When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

Billion-dollar sports franchises conduct in-depth background checks and administer personality profiles for possible draft picks. Here are eight things they look for.
Patents

U.S. Deals Harsh, But Not Fatal, Blow Against Washington Redskins

Patent office rules that NFL team's name is 'disparaging' to Native Americans.
Bitcoin

Ex-NFL Star Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson Scores a Touchdown for Bitcoin Awareness on Twitter

The hot-tempered former NFL wide receiver wonders how 'easy'' the complicated cryptocurrency is. Don't even get us started.
Bitcoin

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
Marketing

The Rise of 'Nudge' Advertising

With companies using big data to push you toward their services, it's starting to feel very much like '1984.'
Starting a Business

In Football and in Entrepreneurship, Why Is It So Hard to Predict Success?

Like a quarterback, a startup entrepreneur needs to possess an extensive arsenal of tools, most of them intangible.
Marketing

Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets

The Seattle Seahawks' policy limits ticket sales to six U.S. states; California, home of the San Francisco 49ers, didn't make the list.
Technology

NFL, MLB to Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins You'll Have to Watch Sports on Cable

The leagues said they'll take their programming elsewhere if the live TV internet streaming service is allowed to continue its operations.
Starting a Business

What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football

I was a practice-field hero, and football failure. What I was missing in the game and in business was the cerebral side.
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.
Innovation Now

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

Three lessons from the life of an entrepreneur who helped revolutionize sports broadcasting.