Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams discuss a host of issues related to the business of sports, including Qatar’s implementation of a 100 percent tax on alcohol. A six-pack of beer will cost about $26. The predominantly Muslim country is preparing to host the men’s soccer World Cup in 2022. Also discussed is the decision by Dick’s Sporting Goods to end its partnership with the United States Olympic Committee. It comes as Team USA continues to deal with the fallout from the sexual-abuse scandal surrounding a former gymnastics team doctor. Also talked about is Christian Pulisic’s $73 million transfer to English Premier League side Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund of Germany’s Bundesliga. Pulisic, a promising 20-year-old American, will finish the season with league-leading Dortmund before heading to Chelsea.
Hosts: Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams Producer: Colin Tipton
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Running time 12:40