Coronavirus and Sports: The Economic Effects

coronavirus and sports

Sports has served as a pleasant and warm distraction in times of great uncertainty. From world wars to economic downturns, both sports fans and casual watchers of sports around the world have looked to athletes and their teams for the injection of hope. Unfortunately, the world finds itself faced with the coronavirus crisis which has put a pause on most people’s plans. This presents a turning point for the global economy. In the sporting world, where many major leagues have been shut down, this has implications. The events affect not only the net worth of athletes and their team owners but also the communities which depend on them, economically and emotionally.  Continue reading

Best Paying Sports Of 2019

The sporting world has created an immense amount of value not only for fans but also for athletes. The revenues generated in the industry are a result of a value chain which involves rights management, events, content, and properties. The four pillars of the sports value chain contributes significantly to the amount of money athletes make from the industry. Continue reading

Matt Judon’s Net Worth

Matt Judon's Net Worth

With the recent NFL news of Vontaze Burfict getting suspended for the remainder of the season, players might tread a little lighter on the field. The NFL suspended Burfict for a string of hard, illegal hitting plays.

While linebacker Matt Judon has found himself with a few fines of his own, none have warranted a multi-game suspension. Judon is a linebacker for the Ravens and at the age of 27 has a net worth of $1.2 million. Continue reading