Eben Novy-Williams and Michael Barr discuss a host of issues related to the business of sports, including the Carolina Panthers’s plans for a new practice facility. The National Football League team is looking to build a new practice grounds and could end up in either North Carolina or South Carolina. The flexibility should give the team the leverage to negotiate a team-friendly deal for land and/or tax benefits, and free up room near its downtown Charlotte stadium for more development. Also discussed is NBC’s potential plans for sports betting. The network registered a handled of gambling-related domain names last week, an indication that it may launch a sports betting service at some point in 2019. The pair also talked about the $550 gift baskets that bowl games give college football players each year.
Hosts: Eben Novy-Williams and Michael Barr Producer: Colin Tipton
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Running time 11:49