4 Ways Football Helps Make Americans Poor

The National Football League is one of the richest sports organizations on the planet. The league earns about $10 billion each year, and its leaders project that number to rise to $25 billion by 2027. Although lucrative licensing, advertising and media deals fuel the NFL money machine, in the end it’s the NFL’s legions of loyal fans who are responsible for the organization’s fortune. They fill the stadiums, host viewing parties and...

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Fantasy Sports Firms Eye Breakout NFL Season
Sep13

Fantasy Sports Firms Eye Breakout NFL Season

Boston — The daily fantasy sports industry is eyeing a breakout season as NFL games begin. And its two dominant companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are touting lucrative opening week prizes to try to draw more customers as more competitors pop up. Major tech and media companies, including Yahoo and CBS, are entering the fray, signaling a potential sea change in the still-evolving market. DraftKings CEO Jason Robins says he doesn’t view...

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