With sold-out arenas, soaring revenues, and serious investment by traditional sports leagues and team owners, competitive video gaming has evolved from fringe hobby to a global, growing industry.
The current roster of athlete activists is speaking out and redefining the sports industry.
Wharton and the NFL partner to deliver a first-of-its-kind training ground for top high school athletes.
Wharton faculty answer the question: Are the Olympic Games good for the host city?
The stimulating presentations and discourse at the Wharton Global Alumni Forum Milan ranged in topic from the retail and fashion industries to private equity, strategic sustainability to emerging markets. Master classes focused on analytics, universal health care, branding and the business lessons of sports.
Social media, specifically Twitter, provides the best venue for athletes to create their own brand, for better or worse, according to sports expert Andrew Brandt.
When should business leaders emulate sports players and coaches?
Ken Shropshire, the David W. Hauck Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative, would not discourage Josh Harris, W’86, in his purchase of the Philadelphia 76ers.
Wharton alumni lead professional baseball teams — in the front office, the owner’s box, and even on the field.