With the showpiece of Rugby, the World Cup, coming to a close at the start of November, how truly global is the game? As of 2018, it was reported that a record of 9.6 million […]
Back in October 2007 the BBC’s website produced a headline: “NFL takes UK seriously“ ahead of the first regular season game to be hosted outside of North America between the Miami Dolphins and New York […]
Protein is big business now. It is estimated that the global protein supplement market could grow from $4.91 billion in 2017 to a stunning $8.72 billion by 2025. Many brands are now trying to jump into this ever-increasing consumer […]
At 23.07pm on Tuesday 27th August, for all intensive purposes, with the announcement that the club had been demoted from the English Football League (EFL), effectively signalled the extinction of Bury FC. The club had, […]
A game reckoned to be created in the UK, but by 1856 was being referred to as America’s “national game”. Meet baseball, which has come to the UK this weekend when two of Major League […]
The glitz, the glamour, the vast riches on offer can attract families and guardians to push young people into careers in sports.
Yesterday’s EFL Championship Playoff Final between Aston Villa and Derby County was portrayed as the “richest game in sport”. How much is the yearly playoff worth to the victor, Villa? According to ESPN, the game […]
Today (29/03/19) was meant to be “Independence Day” with the UK due to leave the European Union for good, following the referendum vote in June 2016. Street parties, minted coins and a host of merchandise, […]
Heard of the Alliance of American Football (AAF)? The new American football league launched a week after Super Bowl LIII, kicked off to over two million viewers for its debut game. Its second week pulled […]
You may remember BusinessOfSport’s recent post on the XFL, and if it can survive its second attempt at launching a professional American football league. Ahead of the biggest games in the NFL’s calendar this week, […]
You might be wondering why BusinessOfSport.Net would be covering its first non-sports-related item for review? Firstly, thanks for being a loyal reader, secondly, after watching Netflix’s new documentary, “Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened” offers […]
In just over a year, there will be a new American football league, yet the XFL is not so new. 2001, the bombastic owner of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Vince McMahon launched the X-Treme Football League (XFL) to much fanfare
In May 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck out a 1992 federal law banning sports gambling, paving the way for individual states to decide on if they will allow sports betting. It is a huge […]
The new documentary follows Sunderland’s disastrous 2017-18 season where the club is relegated to the third division, League Two, of English football for the first time in 30 years.
It would seem that British fans, regardless of their wider circumstances, have a deep love of attending live sporting events. What has also helped boost attendance is the plethora of newer sports that have taken off or sports which are suddenly back in fashion.
Snow sports is a huge market with many brands seeking to specialise in this area. Protest Sportswear, a Dutch-based high-quality sports apparel company is an example of this.
The above video is when Pep Guardiola, then manager of Barcelona, finally lost his cool with José Mourinho. Up to this point, Mourinho had been sniping constantly at his great rival, with little to no […]
On the 8th February 2018, it was 35 years since the most infamous kidnapping of an athlete in history. This athlete was worth an estimated $13.5 million. And this athlete was also a horse.
In today’s internet era, brand ambassadors are under much more scrutiny than ever before and anything that is offensive, or questionable, in terms of actions or comments can results in them being dropped (and also losing a significant pay check) by brands.
Ten years into his ownership of Newcastle United, Mike Ashley has decided he has finally, finally had enough. The club is officially up for sale, from the owner who, in 2016, made the claim that he “regrets” the purchase in the first place.