The fifth annual Olin Sports Business Summit convenes Oct. 18 in Knight Hall’s Emerson Auditorium. The 2019 lineup features numerous presentations from industry executives at professional basketball, football and soccer teams.
The 4th annual Olin Sports Business Summit takes place Friday, Sept. 14, at Washington University in St. Louis. The daylong seminar opens the 2018-19 Lacob Family Business of Sports Speaker Series.
North America, even in the face of controversial policies regarding immigration under President Trump’s administration, had more to offer soccer’s international governing body, says Patrick Rishe, a sports business expert from Washington University in St. Louis. As a result, the “United Bid” of the United States, Canada and Mexico was awarded the 2026 World Cup on the eve of this year’s competition in Russia.
The second annual Olin Sports Business Summit will be held at Washington University in St. Louis Sept. 30. Sports executives from across the country will share best practices and discuss trends within the sports business industry.
Male golfers, most of whom are on the PGA Tour, are dropping out of the Summer Olympics en masse. While they’re citing Zika concerns, Patrick Rishe, director of the Sports Business Program at Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School, said there’s another factor at play.
With Rio’s Olympic Games rapidly approaching, today the International Association of Athletics Federations upheld its ban on Russia’s track teams. Sports business expert Patrick Rishe says the move illustrates the economic effect and lasting impact of cheating in sports of all kinds.
According to Patrick Rishe, a sports business expert at Washington University in St. Louis, Peyton Manning’s true impact on the game of football goes beyond his record wins, Super Bowl victories or passing yard record. It also involves a massive financial footprint.
It’s another far-reaching global sporting scandal as the World Anti-Doping Agency recommends the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) suspend Russia from athletics competition. Washington University’s Olin Business of Sports Program Director Patrick Rishe says the decision could have fallout of Olympic proportion.
The world of collegiate and professional sports combines some of the most important facets of business, including financing, marketing and media. On Friday, Sept. 25, Washington University in St. Louis will take attendees off the sideline and into the action with a panel of top local and national sports executives for the inaugural Olin Sports Business Summit. Patrick Rishe, director of the Sports Business Program, is helping to organize the panel.
American Pharoah captured America’s collective heart at the Belmont Stakes this weekend, galloping his way to the first Triple Crown in 37 years. With the June 6 victory, his value is estimated at $30 million. But the winning doesn’t stop there. Patrick Rishe, PhD, director of the Sports Business Program in the Olin Business School, breaks down the future earning potential of the thoroughbred.