Sports Business Minute: NBA franchise valuations on the rise With NBA All-Star Weekend right around the corner, CSN's Sports Business Insider Rick Horrow takes a look at franchise valuations, and why the health of the league is as good as ever. Your browser does not support iframes. "Forbes pegs the average NBA franchise value at $1.1 billion, up 74 percent year-over-year from last year, the largest increase since Forbes began franchise valuations in 1998," Horrow

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RADIO: Facilities and economics - DAYTONA spotlight It's mid-February, which means that NASCAR is back on track. With Speed Weeks upon us and the Daytona 500 a week and change away, "Beyond the Scoreboard's" Rick Horrow takes a look at Daytona International Speedway and the "Daytona Rising" project underway, and looks at the relationship between motorsports facilities and the sports' economics -- a relationship that's so close it's like one big time driver drafting off

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Sports Business Minute: Daytona Rising, Danica Patrick's Chicago tie CSN Chicago Sports Business Insider Rick Horrow talked Daytona Rising and Danica Patrick's Chicago tie, and more.   Your browser does not support iframes. Horrow outlined some of the major improvements that lie ahead for the redevelopment of Daytona International Speedway, the darling of American sports racing. With the Daytona 500 approaching, the $400 million investment will provide the benchmark for NASCAR, as the stadium is just

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Daytona Renovation  With the Daytona 500 just weeks ago, International Speedway Corp is approaching a major milestone: the one-year countdown to the completion of Daytona Rising, the $400 million renovation of Daytona International Speedway.  At the conclusion of the redevelopment, the racetrack will have approximately 101,000 permanent seats, twice as many restrooms and three times as many concession stands.  Additionally, the Speedway will feature over 60 luxury suites with trackside views and a completely revamped

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Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport takes an in-depth look at the economic, political and social stories affecting the Olympic sports industry on the road to the Rio Olympics. In each episode, sports business expert Rick Horrow will provide comprehensive analysis of a different sports business issue through interviews and features with key industry leaders, governing bodies, athletes and corporate sponsors. A Universal Sports Original Production, Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport not only examines the challenges and success stories

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Watch the premiere episode of Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport on Wednesday, January 21 at 7:30 PM ET, followed by an encore presentations later that night at 11:30 PM ET and on January 22 at 1 PM ET. The next episode premieres on February 18 at 7:30 PM ET. Just weeks following the U.S. Olympic Committee’s announcement that the City of Boston will bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, USOC President Scott Blackmun speaks

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