Biz Ball

With the relocation of the Sharks' AHL team to San Jose and a league deal underway with GoPro, the Sharks' 25th anniversary season is setting up to be something very interesting, win or lose.
There's plenty to appreciate in the world of sports. But the most important appreciation is what's happening to the value of pro sports franchises.
Chris Borland's retirement sent a shockwave through the NFL, and the sport of football in general. Will participation in youth football continue to fall?
It's common internationally and the NBA is already taking steps. Will sponsorships on jerseys soon be mainstream in the United States?
Andy Dolich worked alongside Warriors exec Jerry West, giving him unique insight into the mind of one of the game's truest competitors.


Andy Dolich and Rick Horrow are's Sports Business Insiders.

Dolich has held executive positions in the NBA, MLB, NHL and is a guest columnist for Sports Business Journal.

Horrow is the CEO of Horrow Sports Ventures and is nicknamed the Sports Professor for his time as a visiting expert on sport law at Harvard Law School.