Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts brings you to the intersection of sports and finance. Athletes, teams, leagues, and brands: we break it all down. If you care about sports and money, you need to listen.
Here's the Latest Episode from Yahoo Finance Sportsbook:
NPD Group sneaker analyst Matt Powell joins Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Reggie Wade for the ultimate sneaker industry roundup— it’s the finale of the Sportsbook podcast.
Tiger Woods is fully back after winning the 2019 Masters. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Myles Udland discuss how big this is for the golf business-- and why it may be a problem.
Are esports players athletes? Dan Roberts interviews Activision Blizzard Esports Leagues CMO Daniel Cherry at the IEG World conference in Chicago.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber sat down for an extensive on-stage interview with Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts on league expansion, sports betting policy, and cord-cutting.
Yahoo Sports baseball writer Hannah Keyser joins host Dan Roberts ahead of MLB Opening Day to talk best teams, best contracts, Harper, Trout, Machado, and all the most fun storylines.
Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon invested big in the Alliance of American Football. He tells host Dan Roberts why.
Yahoo Sports NFL writer Matt Harmon joins host Dan Roberts to break down a wild week of NFL trades, and even play the “face of the league” game.
Fantasy basketball writer Alex Rikleen gives us the biggest takeaways from this year’s MIT Sloan Analytics Conference, and how teams are (or are not) taking advantage of new data.
MMA fighter and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison joins host Dan Roberts to talk about how the PFL can challenge the UFC’s dominance in MMA.
Rudy Cline-Thomas of Mastry Inc., tech investor and Andre Iguodala’s business partner, shares his rules for athlete investing and why NBA stars are drawn to tech.
The AAF, a brand new pro football league, made its big debut on CBS. How’d it do? Frank Schwab of Yahoo Sports reviews with host Dan Roberts.
This year, the Super Bowl does not mean the end of football. A new pro league, the AAF, kicks off on Feb. 9 on CBS. AAF CEO Charlie Ebersol joins Dan Roberts to discuss the league’s game plan.
Former Patriots executive Michael Lombardi joins Dan Roberts to break down the dynasty and give his Super Bowl analysis.
TickPick CEO Brett Goldberg joins host Dan Roberts to break down the Super Bowl 53 ticket resale market, and exactly when to buy your tickets.
Yahoo Sports NFL writer Jay Busbee joins host Dan Roberts to talk about the 4 teams left in the hunt, the Year of the QB, and coach firings.
2018 was a gigantic year for Fortnite, but the numbers have not grown as fast for other games. Gaming journalist Imad Khan joins host Dan Roberts to review the year in esports growth.
Sports streaming service DAZN is targeting U.S. sports fans with boxing and MMA. DAZN EVP of North America Joe Markowski joins host Dan Roberts.
ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap joins host Dan Roberts to talk boxing and the new 30 For 30 documentary about when Buster Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson in 1990.
USGA director Mike Davis joins host Dan Roberts and Yahoo Finance’s Myles Udland to talk about the new USGA rules, Tiger and Phil, and the state of the sport.
The MLS team in Atlanta keeps breaking attendance records, as the team there also competes in the MLS Playoffs this week. Yahoo Finance’s MLS superfan Kevin Chupka joins host Dan Roberts to discuss.
Double episode! Myles Udland and host Dan Roberts look back at the 2018 World Series and talk baseball’s popularity, then look ahead to the Tiger Woods vs Phil Mickelson golf showdown happening on the day after Thanksgiving.
Ian O’Connor, author of the new book “Belichick,” joins host Dan Roberts to spill the beans on the coach’s style, relationships, business dealings, and secrets to his success.
Former NFL team exec Mike Lombardi won two Super Bowl rings and has a new book out on what he learned. He talks Patriots, Belichick, Saban, and Vegas Raiders with host Dan Roberts.
Lacrosse star Paul Rabil is launching a pro lacrosse league, a competitor to Major League Lacrosse. He dives into the venture, athlete marketing, and digital media with host Dan Roberts.
Dale Earnhardt Jr talks candidly on concussions, business decisions, how Nascar can attract new fans, and women in racing. Taped at BUILD.
Michael Lewis, author of “Moneyball” and “The Big Short,” joins host Dan Roberts to talk about everything in sports: NFL and Trump, golf, the stat revolution in baseball, sports betting, and the NCAA.
Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Myles Udland grill golf legend Greg Norman on the Ryder Cup drama, Tiger’s return, Trump and golf, and course design.
Host Dan Roberts shares the audio from his recent interview with Super Bowl champion Martellus Bennett, who had a lot to say on everything from entrepreneurship to mobile tech to Nike and Colin Kaepernick.
“Football for a Buck” author Jeff Pearlman joins host Dan Roberts to talk about the short-lived USFL, Trump’s role in its demise, and how the lessons of the USFL are resurfacing today with the NFL.
Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Myles Udland review the first week of a new NFL season and argue about the ratings prospects, the broadcasters, the new QBs, the new coaches, and Bill Belichick’s coaching tree.
A new NFL season kicks off and there’s a lot of ground to cover with guest Brian Cristiano of ad agency Bold Worldwide. We talk sponsors, politics, Nike and Kaepernick, changing viewing habits, and social platforms.
Ben Reiter, author of the new book Astroball, joins us to talk about this MLB season and the broader popularity of pro baseball.
Some were baffled by Uniqlo signing Roger Federer to a 10-year endorsement deal. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Adriana Belmonte debate whether athlete endorsement deals still matter to sports fans
With the PGA Championship in the rearview mirror, Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Myles Udland bring on Chris Solomon of the No Laying Up podcast to review the four Majors and the summer of Tiger Woods.
LeBron is heading to L.A. and he has TV shows coming on Showtime, HBO, and Starz. As his business empire grows, and as Trump tweets about him, what is his influence in the NBA? Fantasy basketball expert Alex Rikleen joins to discuss.
Attendance at ballparks is down. Host Dan Roberts brings on Yahoo Finance baseball fans Myles Udland and Michael Kelley to debate what MLB should or shouldn’t do to fix things.
After Tiger Woods came close to winning the British Open, host Dan Roberts and Myles Udland discuss his big business impact on the sport, and his win potential.
Fortnite is sweeping the pro sports world. Athletes are obsessed. What is it? Videogame journalist Imad Khan joins host Dan Roberts to explain.
It’s the week of the American Cornhole League national championships-- yes, it’s a thing, and parts of it are shown on ESPN2. Host Dan Roberts interviews ACL director Stacey Moore.
Special edition of Sportsbook! Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Jen Rogers, and Myles Udland discuss and debate their 4th of July sports and eating traditions.
Dan Roberts brings on Yahoo Finance’s resident sneakerhead Reggie Wade to talk about Puma’s push into the NBA, what Adidas owes Kanye, and the supposed “twilight of Air Jordans.
Kevin Streelman, 2014 winner of the Travelers Championship, speaks to Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Myles Udland before this year’s tournament.
As Yahoo Finance puts on its second cryptocurrency summit, host Dan Roberts looks at the possible use cases for crypto and blockchain in sports business.
Dan Roberts looks at the new digital-only formats of ESPN’s SportsCenter and talks to two hosts, Scott Van Pelt and Victoria Arlen
After the May 14 SCOTUS decision on sports betting, DraftKings quickly moved to offer betting, while FanDuel sold to PaddyPower. Dustin Gouker of Legal Sports Report joins host Dan Roberts to discuss.
NFL owners make surprise decision to fine teams if players don’t stand during the anthem— Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Rick Newman discuss the huge business implications.
British media company Perform Group is launching its sports streaming platform DAZN in the US, beginning with a $1 billion boxing deal. Dan sits with Simon Denyer, CEO and founder of Perform Group.
After ESPN brings SportsCenter to Snapchat and Twitter, Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Myles Udland discuss and debate the merits of creating sports programs specifically for social media.
Yahoo Sports baseball guy Mike Oz joins Dan Roberts to talk about the new MLB season and give his World Series prediction and his pick for the face of baseball.
Yahoo Sports NFL reporter Charles Robinson joins Dan Roberts to talk about the big business of the 2018 NFL Draft
Travelers EVP Andy Bessette and Yahoo Finance golf guy Myles Udland join host Dan Roberts to talk about the Travelers Championship, coming in June, and last year’s thrilling Jordan Spieth victory
Super Bowl champ Martellus Bennett joins Dan Roberts to talk retirement, business, Trump and kneeling, and what he’d like to see change in the NFL
It’s The Masters 2018 and Tiger Woods is back in action, so excitement is at a fever pitch. Host Dan Roberts and golf guy Myles Udland discuss.
Villanova alum and superfan Kevin Chupka joins the program to talk about his school’s run in the NCAA tournament this year
The Admiral predicts the NCAA corruption scandal will turn off some fans from March Madness, but Dan Roberts says buzzer beaters trump scandal.
Tiger Woods brought eye-popping TV ratings to the Valspar tournament. Fans and sports media are fired up about his comeback, with The Masters a few weeks away. Dan Roberts and Yahoo Finance golf guy Myles Udland geek out.
Dan Roberts talks to NBA fantasy expert Alex Rikleen to examine fantasy basketball vs fantasy football, the rise of NBA Twitter, and the NBA’s new guard of young stars
Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green just invested in 20 gym franchises. He talks to Dan Roberts about his business and investing strategy, plus his take on sports media.
Dan Roberts talks to Yahoo Sports reporter Pete Thamel about the ongoing corruption probe in college basketball, what to expect, and how it affects March Madness this year.
Dan Roberts talks to Wasserman sponsorship exec Thayer Lavielle about the marketability of American athletes at the Winter Games.
In 2017, Yahoo Finance interviewed three of the pro commissioners: MLB, NHL, and MLS. Here are some of the juiciest parts from those interviews, as Sportsbook takes a post Super Bowl break.
Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman on facing the Patriots in the playoffs, his predictions for Super Bowl 52, and why NFL ratings are down.
Rooting against a team you hate can be just as strong a motivation as rooting for a team you love. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts and Kevin Chupka discuss Patriots hate and Eagles hate and how they impact fan excitement for Super Bowl 52.
Is the continued dominance of the New England Patriots bad for business? Does the league want the Patriots in the Super Bowl again, and would it help or hurt TV ratings? Dan Roberts talks to Tim Hines of Yahoo Sports.
Dan Roberts and Myles Udland break down the college football national title game, the first four years of the CFP, and compare college football’s business to the NFL.
The regular season is over and it was a bad one for the NFL, with TV ratings way down. Now it’s time for playoffs: can the postseason bring back the magic? Dan Roberts dives into the field competing to play in Super Bowl 52.
Amid allegations of workplace misconduct, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is selling his team. It’s the first NFL team for sale since 2014, and is likely to set a new record price tag for any US pro sports team. Dan Roberts and Myles Udland discuss.
Watching other people play video games is now a $1.5B business and growing. Guest: Imad Khan, video gaming journalist
Dan Roberts and his former camp counselor, basketball journalist Jordan Brenner, talk about the NBA, its much-praised commissioner Adam Silver, and sports betting.
It’s all about Tiger Woods as he returns to competitive golf at the 2017 Hero World Challenge. Dan Roberts and Myles Udland dissect.
Gobble gobble: it’s the Thanksgiving edition of Sportsbook. Who are the biggest NFL turkeys this season? Dan Roberts and Myles Udland debate.
The US Supreme Court will hear the long-awaited New Jersey sports betting case on Dec 4. Dan Roberts led a panel at the Sports Betting USA Conference that included an NBA attorney and an executive from Genius Sports.
Dan Roberts talks to Martin Floreani, the CEO of FloSports, on digital streaming rights, ESPN, charging for premium content, and the future of sports content online.
After interviewing the MLS commissioner, Dan Roberts discusses the growth in MLS attendance with soccer fan Kevin Chupka
Dan Roberts and Myles Udland look at the 2017 World Series matchup and discuss whether it will benefit TV ratings after the success of Cubs-Indians last year.
Dan Roberts sits down with author Rich Cohen to discuss the Cubs losing streak, their epic win in 2016 and his predictions for the NFL.
Dan Roberts breaks down the power, influence and politics of the NFL's elite group of owners. Special guests Myles Udland and Rick Newman of Yahoo Finance weigh in on the debate.
Dan Roberts talks to ad exec Brian Cristiano of Bold Worldwide about the future of NFL advertising and how advertisers are feeling about the ongoing player protests and controversy. (Hint: “nervous.“)
Bonus Episode! Athlete political protests are not a new phenomenon. Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was also known for his public stance against the Vietnam War. Dan Roberts sits down with Ali's biographer Jonathan Eig to discuss.
What's your (football) fantasy? Dan Roberts goes in deep on fantasy football: the money, the obsession, the laws and the league's attitude. Special guests: DraftKings CEO Jason Robins and FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles.
What happens when your local team relocates? Host Dan Roberts reviews the cost, the politics and the reasons behind building new stadiums - especially stadiums in new markets. Special guest: Andrew Zimbalist, sports economics professor at Smith College.
This week, Dan Roberts talks about the big corporations in bed with the NFL as official league sponsors, and whether they'd ever walk away from the league. Special guest Elizabeth Lindsey, managing partner at Wasserman, who works with big brands on their NFL sponsorships.
Sportsbook's inaugural episode! Yahoo Finance's sports business guy Dan Roberts dives into how the NFL dominates media coverage all year long with special guest Erika Nardini, CEO of Barstool Sports.
Football is a $14 billion dollar business. The Yahoo Finance Sportsbook Podcast is the place to hear about the business of football. Each episode will feature a different theme: we’ll talk fantasy, players, owners, stadium financing, media coverage and more. If you love business and football you won’t want to miss it. Tune in!