MLB’s Gamble On Integrity Fees And Its Official Data Stream Getting Pushback From Gaming Operators

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Tue, 7 May 2019 11:00:00 +0000 As sports wagering expands across the U.S., sports leagues like MLB and the NBA are pushing for fees off the top as a grace period for making their officially licensed data feeds come to an end. Here’s what the leagues and gaming industry are saying. Maury…

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An Interview With Mario Andretti, Auto Racing’s Biggest Icon

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Fri, 10 May 2019 11:00:00 +0000 Mario Andretti, winner of the Indy 500, the Daytona 500 and the F1 Championship, continues to be a racing and pop culture icon. Here, he talks about his start in racing, how he was shorted on engines leading up to the Daytona 500 and why he’s…

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Dan Patrick’s Second Life Will Be Creating The Next Gen Of Sportscasters Through College Program

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Wed, 15 May 2019 11:00:00 +0000 National sports personality Dan Patrick has created a broadcasting program that may shape the next generation of sportscasters and those that work behind the scenes. Patrick talks about the making of the course along with former ESPN alum, Gus Ramsey. Maury Brown, Contributor

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West Coast League’s Portland Pickles Unveil First-Ever CBD Sponsorship In Baseball

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Thu, 16 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000 While the sports world has seen other CBD sponsorships, the independent Portland Pickles became the first baseball team to reach a deal, with Lazarus Naturals. Maury Brown, Contributor

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Fernando Alonso Missing Indy 500 Could Accelerate A McLaren Purchase Of An IndyCar Team

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Mon, 20 May 2019 11:00:00 +0000 Fernando Alonso missed the field for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500. Here’s how that could accelerate McLaren’s reported effort to purchase an existing IndyCar team rather than try to build one from the ground up. Maury Brown, Contributor

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For Over 100 Years, The Business Of Firestone Tires Has Remained Critical Part Of Indy 500

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Wed, 22 May 2019 11:00:00 +0000 The Firestone brand has been part of the Indianapolis 500 for over a century. Here’s how Firestone Racing, top executives and race legend Mario Andretti see the global tire maker’s place in the “Greatest Spectacle In Racing.” Maury Brown, Contributor

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Schedule Flexibility To Controlling Narrative: NASCAR’s $2B Purchase Of ISC Has Multiple Layers

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Thu, 23 May 2019 19:08:00 +0000 The sale of International Speedway Corp to NASCAR would allow for schedule flexibility and aspects to shore up the racing league as it continues to see headwinds. Maury Brown, Contributor

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The Indy Racing Experience Two-Seater IndyCar Is Sports’ Greatest Marketing Tool

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Fri, 24 May 2019 11:00:00 +0000 Lady Gaga to Stephen Curry and his wife Ayshea to MC Hammer to Mike Tirico, stars and fans alike have come away as huge fans of IndyCar by riding in a specialized two-seater. Here’s the story about how it was created and became the world’s best…

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The Business Of Simon Pagenaud: How He’s Looking To Grow His Brand After Indy 500 Win

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Thu, 30 May 2019 11:00:00 +0000 Simon Pagenaud was involved in one of the most-exciting ends to an Indy 500 ever. Here’s how he planned out his race strategy and plans to grow his personal brand after winning The Greatest Spectacle In Racing. Maury Brown, Contributor

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MLB Shouldn’t Wait For Another Fan To Be Hit By A Foul Ball: Expand Netting To The Foul Poles

May 31, 2019

Forbes Sports Money Fri, 31 May 2019 10:00:00 +0000 At a game in Houston on Wednesday, the Cubs’ Albert Almora Jr. saw his screaming foul ball go into the stands and strike a 4-year-old girl, who was taken to the hospital. MLB can do more to prevent these injuries. Maury Brown, Contributor

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