Skip to content

Will Football Disappear Because Insurers Want Out? (Podcast)

Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams discuss a host of issues related to the business of sports, including the Super Bowl matchup (and corporate battles) surrounding the New Orleans Saints and the New England Patriots in Atlanta. Also talked about is the University of Connecticut’s athlete department, which is losing $40 million a year. The school is considering cutting some sports to help balance the budget. Also discussed is the ESPN story surrounding football’s insurance problem. Many carriers are refusing to cover the sport, forcing some to eliminate participation. The NFL, according to the story, has one carrier that has doubled its premium for coverage.

Hosts: Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams Producer: Jessica Summers

To listen on the Bloomberg terminal, click on the player thumbnail on the sidebar.

Running time: 14:47

Running time 14:47

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. LEARN MORE