Sports

Daily Fantasy Sports Firms FanDuel, DraftKings in Merger Talks
Mergers

Daily Fantasy Sports Firms FanDuel, DraftKings in Merger Talks

The deal could reduce legal costs and lower their advertising budgets.
Muhammad Ali Was a Marketing Genius Who Also Happened to Be a Boxer
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Muhammad Ali Was a Marketing Genius Who Also Happened to Be a Boxer

Take it from the Champ: "If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out of you."
Tom Scarda, CFE
Professional Athletes: The Next Generation of Tech Entrepreneurs
Athletes

Professional Athletes: The Next Generation of Tech Entrepreneurs

What do you think keeps Steph Curry, Kevin Seraphin and Carmelo Anthony busy in the off season? Think 'tech.'
Jaia Thomas
How This Small-Town Michigan Athletic Director Is Making Some Big-City Noise for His Teams
Sports

How This Small-Town Michigan Athletic Director Is Making Some Big-City Noise for His Teams

Here's how the AD of the Kent City Eagles is getting his athletes on a larger social-media map.
Ryan Vaughn
How Muay Thai Kickboxers Embody the Soul of Entrepreneurs
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How Muay Thai Kickboxers Embody the Soul of Entrepreneurs

One risks economic and emotional hardship. The other risks a swift kick to the face.
Andrew Medal
Mint Juleps, Fancy Hats and Lots of Trash: The Kentucky Derby by the Numbers (Infographic)
Sports

Mint Juleps, Fancy Hats and Lots of Trash: The Kentucky Derby by the Numbers (Infographic)

There's more to the race than horses and headwear.
Carly Okyle
How to Deal With Your Rowdy Customers
Customer Service

How to Deal With Your Rowdy Customers

Turn the wild energy of partying patrons into a positive with these five easy steps
Chip R. Bell
NFL Linebacker-Turned-Performance Strategist Talks to ESPN About Transforming Failure Into a Bigger Future
Sports

NFL Linebacker-Turned-Performance Strategist Talks to ESPN About Transforming Failure Into a Bigger Future

Matt Mayberry tells Zubin Mehenti how he survived drug addiction and a career-ending injury to find entrepreneurial success.
Erin Schultz
Endurance Cycling Helped This Former Karate Champ Become a Top Ad Exec
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Endurance Cycling Helped This Former Karate Champ Become a Top Ad Exec

Howard Chang of Toronto-based ad agency Top Drawer Creative tells Joe De Sena of Spartan UP! Podcast how a sport he wasn't naturally good at changed his life.
Entrepreneur Network
Twitter Wins Bid to Stream the NFL's Thursday Night Games
Streaming

Twitter Wins Bid to Stream the NFL's Thursday Night Games

The micro-blogging site beat out Facebook, Verizon, Amazon and Yahoo.
Morning Motivator: Watch Villanova's Championship-Winning Buzzer Beater
Leadership

Morning Motivator: Watch Villanova's Championship-Winning Buzzer Beater

When it was time to make the biggest shot of his life, this guy didn't hesitate.
Entrepreneur Staff
Whether You're For Villanova or North Carolina, Learn How Your Team Can Have Its Own 'One Shining Moment'
Team-Building

Whether You're For Villanova or North Carolina, Learn How Your Team Can Have Its Own 'One Shining Moment'

Unless you're the '76 Hoosiers, your team will encounter losses or setbacks. It's the champions who are able to re-calibrate after a defeat, learn from it and use it to push them forward.
Marty Fukuda
Even World Cup Winners Are Not Immune to the Gender Pay Gap
Gender Gap

Even World Cup Winners Are Not Immune to the Gender Pay Gap

Five members of the US women's national soccer team filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Nina Zipkin
Apple Strikes Huge Deal With Major League Baseball
Apple

Apple Strikes Huge Deal With Major League Baseball

Instead of the usual paper notes, coaches and managers will now use a 12.9-inch iPad pre-loaded with a custom software called 'MLB Dugout.'
Sports and running a business have a lot of overlap and intersection in that both require teamwork and competition, strategy, endurance and more. Plus, many businesses use big annual sports events, such as the World Cup and Super Bowl, in their sales and marketing strategies.