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    1. July 22, 2015

      HBO signs Bill Simmons in digital sports push

      HBO, the premium cable channel behind hits such as Game of Thrones and The Sopranos, has struck a deal with one of the...

    2. June 12, 2015

      Meet the dean: Idie Kesner, Kelley school at Indiana University

      Idalene Kesner has a very straight forward attitude to being a dean in 2015. “You have to run a business school as a...

    1. June 4, 2015

      Yahoo: taking a punt

      How desperate is the National Football League to get people to watch this autumn’s game between the Jacksonville...

    2. June 3, 2015

      Yahoo wins rights to NFL’s first free global online broadcast

      Yahoo has won the rights to the National Football League’s first free, global internet broadcast as America’s biggest...

    3. May 24, 2015

      Time to tackle rugby injuries

      About half an hour into the opening clash of last winter’s Six Nations rugby union tournament, Welshman George North...

    4. May 17, 2015

      Ball-doctoring in sport is the oldest game in town

      Roughly 30 years ago, a National Basketball Association referee was testing a game ball just before the opening...

    5. May 12, 2015

      NFL penalises Tom Brady over ‘deflategate’

      The National Football League sent a strong signal on Monday that the ends do not justify the means in US sports,...

    6. February 2, 2015

      Super Bowl most watched television show in US history

      The Super Bowl was the most watched television programme in US history, pulling in 114.4m Sunday night viewers to watch...

    7. February 2, 2015

      Patriots beat Seahawks in Super Bowl

      ARIZONA — The New England Patriots were crowned Super Bowl champions on Sunday after defeating the Seattle Seahawks...

    8. January 30, 2015

      Three Super Bowl strategies from three different advertisers

      THE ROOKIE: First-time advertiser Mophie, maker of portable mobile device battery cases, is throwing its hat in the...

    9. January 30, 2015

      Super Bowl brands find a digital playbook

      Super Bowl extravaganza Since the Super Bowls of the first dotcom boom, advertisers have competed to turn the highlight...

    10. December 7, 2014

      Redskins’ RGIII joins the bench of sport’s fallen heroes

      To most people on the globe, RGIII sounds like one of the robots from the movie Star Wars. In Washington, DC, and...

    11. FT Alphaville

      December 4, 2014

      Fixed income nursery rhymes with Bill Gross

      Everyone’s favourite oddball bond manager is back with a new investment outlook. The theme is what nursery rhymes can...

    12. December 1, 2014

      Football sees deeper drop-off than other youth sports in the US

      Head injuries are a serious concern in American football, from the bright lights of the National Football League down...

    13. November 16, 2014

      ‘Socialist’ NFL would fail in capitalist London

      I spent much of the 1980s writing about cricket. This meant spending English winters in hot countries, which was a...

    14. October 29, 2014

      NFL move to London ‘would be worth £100m a year’

      American football teams are known for doing whatever it takes to boost their profile. Earlier this year Florida’s...

    15. October 6, 2014

      Value of US sports broadcast rights up 18.7%

      Lucrative broadcast deals such as the National Football League’s new $1.5bn-a-year contract with DirecTV will surpass...

    16. September 28, 2014

      It’s not for sport to judge off-pitch sins

      It seems perfectly OK to me for the ruling body of cricket to ban a bowler for delivering the ball with a bent arm. It...

    17. September 10, 2014

      Sports field concussion examinations inadequate, say scientists

      Existing on-pitch examinations to determine whether athletes are fit to play on after a blow to the head are inadequate...

    18. September 9, 2014

      Christie takes a bet on Atlantic City

      Chris Christie, New Jersey governor, is turning to sports betting to help boost the struggling fortunes of Atlantic...

    19. September 8, 2014

      The HR guy cleaning up NFL locker rooms

      For all the easy talk about the need to repair dysfunctional cultures, it is still one of the hardest management...

    20. July 16, 2014

      Four reasons why Fox wants Time Warner

      Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has offered $80bn for Time Warner – setting up the possibility of the world’s biggest...

    21. FT Tech Hub

      July 1, 2014

      Five things to know about Anthony Noto, Twitter's new CFO

      Anthony Noto, the ex-Goldman Sachs investment banker, has just been named as Twitter’s new chief financial officer....

    22. June 18, 2014

      US patent agency cancels Redskins’ trademark protections

      The US patent agency has cancelled trademark protections for the name of the Washington Redskins professional football...

    23. June 2, 2014

      Better to hire big fish from little ponds

      In the recent National Football League draft, the New York Giants had an unusual criterion for selecting players from...

    24. May 19, 2014

      AT&T looks to justify its $48.5bn DirecTV bet

      AT&T’s $48.5bn agreed cash and stock bid for DirecTV represents a big bet on video and on consumers’ appetite for...

    25. April 2, 2014

      CrossFit gets Reebok’s pulse up

      In a disused logistics warehouse near the river Main in Frankfurt, men and women hurl medicine balls against the wall,...

    26. January 31, 2014

      Marijuana debate rages on US Stoner Bowl billboards

      Welcome to the Stoner Bowl. Not only does Sunday’s National Football League championship feature teams hailing from...

    27. January 31, 2014

      The Super Bowl: school of hard knocks

      Icy weather and growling locals make New York City the perfect spot for the Super Bowl. The game is supposed to be...

    28. January 6, 2014

      Daily fix of fantasy offers a way around US online gambling ban

      Travis Spieth, an ad sales manager from South Dakota, found himself flying out of Las Vegas before Christmas on a...

    29. The A-List

      December 1, 2013

      What sports tells us about growth with redistribution

      One system believes in limiting how much power money can buy and imposes redistribution mechanisms to counter...

    30. November 11, 2013

      TV boot on the other foot for Murdochs

      Late last Friday evening, Sky made one final attempt in the battle to broadcast Champions League football. The company...

    31. November 11, 2013

      Dark days for American football

      The trouble with American football has long been that it takes itself too seriously, with its “winning is the only...

    32. Material World

      November 6, 2013

      From crack confession to clothes: Rob Ford's NFL tie was a feint

      One of the weirder moments in the already surreal event that was the public confessional/press conference Toronto mayor...

    33. October 18, 2013

      Athlete IPOs: Franchise players

      Athlete IPOs Arian Foster, who has become the first athlete to, in effect, list shares in his career, would be advised...

    34. October 3, 2013

      The NBA makes a play to slam-dunk the world

      In a new marketing campaign for the National Basketball Association, Chinese characters are plastered across a shot of...

    35. August 29, 2013

      NFL agrees to settle concussions lawsuit for $765m

      The US National Football League agreed on Thursday to pay $765m to settle lawsuits filed by thousands of retired...

    36. August 23, 2013

      Focus on research: Support a winning team – it is good for you

      Supporting a sporting team that is the perennial underdog could seriously damage your health, according to the latest...

    37. August 18, 2013

      European football will never be the same again

      This will be the last year of European football as we know it. The “open” system by which the sport has long operated...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      July 30, 2013

      Green Bay Packers in training

      Morry Gash/AP DuJuan Harris of Green Bay Packers catches a ball during an NFL football training camp on Tuesday in...

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