364. Inside the Sports-Industrial Complex | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Freakonomics

364. Inside the Sports-Industrial Complex

For most of us, the athletes are what make sports interesting. But if you own the team or run the league, your players are essentially very expensive migrant workers who eat into your profits. We talk to N.F.L., N.B.A., and U.F.C. executives about labor costs, viewership numbers, legalized gambling, and the rise of e-sports. (Ep. 5 of “The Hidden Side of Sports” series.)

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X