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Stock Up, Stock Down: My Projections For Future NFL Team Values

<i>(Editor’s Note: Vincent Frank is a freelance contributor to Forbes. This post is his analysis alone, not the work of the Forbes SportsMoney staff who prepares our annual sports team valuations. Forbes’ new numbers on NFL teams will be published in early September, 2015.)</i><p>Each NFL team received …

Twitter wanted to broadcast the first streaming-only NFL game, but lost to Yahoo's $20 million bid

Twitter offered the split revenue with the NFL, and the non-exclusive rights to stream, but fell short on the money side. Instead, it tried to woo the NFL with its expansive audience. The NFL took the money.<p>Yahoo reportedly paid $20 million for the game, which will be played in London.<p>But this …

NBPA exploring gambling possibility

National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts has begun to engage players in discussions on the possibility of expanded …

Startup Sports Agency Sending Six Clients To NFL Combine

The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine is set to begin February 17 and will continue through February 23. After only 7 months of existence, Atlanta-based startup sports agency Element Sports Group is sending 6 of its 7 rookie clients to the event. Founders Michael Perrett and Kevin McGuire, former employees …

Solar Power Getting Very Popular In Professional Sports

<b>Published on</b> February 1st, 2015 | <i>by Adam Johnston</i><p>5<p>Solar Power Getting Very Popular In Professional Sports<p>February 1st, 2015 by <b>Adam Johnston</b><p>Originally …

Adam Silver has spoken with commissioners in other leagues about legalizing gambling on sports

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has just finished his first year in office, and while he eyes potentially making changes to the playoff format and the …

Super Bowl XLIX And The Surface Pro: How Microsoft Is Changing The Game Of Football

When Idina Menzel finishes singing the national anthem and the big game kicks off on Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots will face off for Super Bowl XLIX. As the teams take the field, though, there will be one thing about this Super Bowl that is unique from all Super Bowls …

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The Price of a Missed Tackle in Seattle: $100

The Seahawks’ Secondary Credits Its Success to an Internal Fine System That Docks Players for Mistakes<p>Phoenix<p>Ever since Pete Carroll became their coach in 2010, the Seattle Seahawks have become famous around the NFL for using some rather unconventional motivation techniques.<p>Seattle’s players …

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Duke Basketball Coach’s Historic Victory Places Him in a Class by Himself

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski</i><p>NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square …

Super Bowl prop bets: Who will show up on the TV broadcast?

Let's gamble on how many times the cameras finds Gisele!<p>If the Super Bowl ends up being a blowout laugher like it did last season, at least you have prop bets to keep yourself entertained. Bovada has released its official odds for the game between the Seahawks and Patriots, including the random, …

How Fanduel Is Turning Fantasy Sports Into Real Money

Days before Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers even suited up for a recent game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, an Irishman named Nigel Eccles had collected millions of dollars from people betting on Rodgers’ All-Pro arm. By noon on game day he was raking in $30,000 per minute. By the …

Court Briefing Blasts Sports Leagues' Hypocritical Stance Against Legalized Gambling

New Jersey is trying a new tactic in the fight to legalize sports betting in the state: pointing to professional sports leagues' partnerships with …

U.S. Treasury warns casinos on illegal sports betting

(Reuters) – U.S. casinos must take steps to combat illegal sports gambling, the Treasury Department has told an industry group in a letter that came …

This Year's Strangest Proposition Bets for the Super Bowl

There are plenty of great storylines for the Super Bowl in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 1. But let's talk wagers.<p>Read more here.

Jerry Jones says teams can relocate without NFL permission

The Cowboys' owner believes a franchise can move without getting the three-quarters vote from the NFL.<p>St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke stated last week that he plans to build an 80,000-seat stadium in Inglewood, Calif., which raised questions about his intentions to move the team. To relocate, it …

The Eight Biggest Sports Conspiracy Theories

<b>Forget who killed Kennedy, these are the pressing questions that we, the sports-loving public, demand answers to.</b><p>8. Game 6 of the 2002 NBA Western …