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Sports Industry OVERVIEW


     The sports business means many different things to different people.
     This is a truly global industry, and sports stir up deep passion within spectators and players alike in countries around the world.
     To one person, sports are a venue for gambling; to another, they are a mode of personal recreation and fitness, be it skiing, cycling, running or playing tennis.
     To business people, sports provide a lucrative and continually growing marketplace worthy of immense investment.
     To athletes, sports may lead to high levels of personal achievement, and to professionals, sports can bring fame and fortune.
     To facilities developers and local governments, sports are a way to build revenue from tourists and local fans.
     Sports are deeply ingrained in education, from elementary through university levels.
     Perhaps we cannot state with confidence that sports enrich the lives of all of us, but they certainly entertain a huge swath of the world's population.
     In addition to economic impact, the largest single effect that sports create is that of gripping entertainment:  hundreds of millions of fans around the globe follow sports daily, whether via radio, television, printed publications, online or in person, as spectators or participants.
    Sports are big business.
     Combined, the “Big 4” leagues in America, the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB), bring in about $33 billion in revenue during a typical year,

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