Sports-Related Businesses

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How a Couple of College Kids Turned a Silly Sport into a Booming Business
Radicals & Visionaries

How a Couple of College Kids Turned a Silly Sport into a Booming Business

Bubble soccer is the best kind of business bubble for Damon Grace and Lucas Andrews.
Maria Sharapova and 6 Athletes Who Lost Their Nike Endorsements
Marketing Bootcamp

Maria Sharapova and 6 Athletes Who Lost Their Nike Endorsements

Maria Sharapova is simply the latest star in a long list of high-profile athletes to be dropped by the company.
Carly Okyle
How a Near-Death Mountain Climb Launched One of the Adventure World's Best-Known Brands
Business Unusual

How a Near-Death Mountain Climb Launched One of the Adventure World's Best-Known Brands

The brothers Giovale are avid mountain climbers, and they learned the hard way that the industry needed better tools for safety. They made the product themselves, launching a now-global business.
Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Protection
Bankruptcy

Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Protection

The retailer is the first to file for bankruptcy this year.
There Is Now a Global Competitive Drone Racing League. Seriously.
Drones

There Is Now a Global Competitive Drone Racing League. Seriously.

Professional drone races will be hosted in abandoned malls, NFL stadiums and subway tunnels.
Catherine Clifford
New York Judge Orders FanDuel and DraftKings to Shut Down in State, Companies Plan to Appeal
Legal Issues

New York Judge Orders FanDuel and DraftKings to Shut Down in State, Companies Plan to Appeal

The daily fantasy sports league companies are facing increasing scrutiny.
Why Daily Fantasy Sports and All Online Gambling Should Be Legal
Radicals & Visionaries

Why Daily Fantasy Sports and All Online Gambling Should Be Legal

In a free society people should be allowed to spend their money however wisely or foolishly they decide.
Carol Roth
How One Major League Baseball Team Is Going to Bat with Rookie Sports Businesses
Accelerator Programs

How One Major League Baseball Team Is Going to Bat with Rookie Sports Businesses

Want to work with the L.A. Dodgers? We have details on their new accelerator program.
Don't Bet on It: DraftKings, FanDuel Ordered to Shut Down in Nevada
Legal

Don't Bet on It: DraftKings, FanDuel Ordered to Shut Down in Nevada

The state says the fantasy sports leagues can't do business there without obtaining gambling licenses.
Daniel Roberts
How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back
Sports Businesses

How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back

An Amazing Athletes franchisee does well by doing good.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Marathons & Mud Runs. Great Business, But Where's The Tech?
Technology

Marathons & Mud Runs. Great Business, But Where's The Tech?

Endurance racing is more popular than ever. Trouble is, there is a lack of real technology hooks in ticketing and social media.
William Litvack
How This 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Making Adults Question Their Life Choices by Being Ridiculously Awesome
Radicals & Visionaries

How This 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur Is Making Adults Question Their Life Choices by Being Ridiculously Awesome

Rachel Zietz is the founder and owner of Gladiator Lacrosse. In school, sales and sports, she plays to win.
Carly Okyle
Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015
Franchises

Top Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2015

These franchises are adding units at light speed
Tracy Stapp Herold
How Serial Entrepreneur and Racecar Driver Ken Block Found Success Both On and Off the Track
Radicals & Visionaries

How Serial Entrepreneur and Racecar Driver Ken Block Found Success Both On and Off the Track

DC Shoes founder Ken Block grew his latest apparel company 50 percent in the last year, all while continuing to compete as a motor racing driver.
Kate Taylor