JakeMann

Jake Mann

Jake Mann covers sports, entertainment and economics for the Motley Fool. He has written for Insider Monkey, and his work has been featured on MarketWatch, TheStreet and Bleacher Report. He's a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL.

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Will FIFA Scandals Cause Major Sponsors to Pull Out?

If the allegations are true, FIFA could be the most corrupt sporting organization in the world. Will its sleaziness have consequences?

Tue Jul 8

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Is Fantasy Football Hurting NFL Game Attendance?

Fantasy sports and the NFL are booming. So is fake football good for real football?

Mon Jul 7

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The Real Reason DirecTV Is Creating a Fantasy Football Channel

DirecTV will unveil a new fantasy football channel this season. What are the satellite TV provider's motives?

Thu Jul 3

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Does the World Cup Stunt Economic Growth?

New research suggests the World Cup may stunt economic growth. Is this really true?

Tue Jul 1

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Is Free Agency Ruining the NBA?

NBA free agency is in full swing. Is it bad for the league?

Mon Jun 30

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Will LinkedIn's Publishing Platform Fix Its Biggest Problem?

LinkedIn is quietly rolling out its publishing platform. Will it improve user engagement, and change the media industry in the process?

Thu Jun 26

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3 Ways FIFA Is Squeezing Billions out of the World Cup

Football isn't the most commercial-friendly sport in the world, but FIFA is still squeezing billions out of the World Cup. Here's how.

Wed Jun 25

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LeBron James' Free Agency Decision Affects More Than Just NBA Finals Odds

The team LeBron James plays for next season will likely be a favorite to win the NBA Finals. But the superstar's 'decision' also has significant business ramifications.

Tue Jun 24

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This $10,000 Technology Can Boost the Driverless Car Market

Driverless cars may roam the roads some day soon, and one new technology may get us closer to this future.

Wed Jun 18

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Golfers Are More Marketable Than Most Athletes. But Why?

Men's golf is hardly the most popular sport in America. So why are its athletes so marketable?

Mon Jun 16

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Why Aren't Female Athletes Paid More?

Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid athletes is out, and just three women made the cut. It's clear the gender pay gap also exists in sports.

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3 Ways Tesla's Patent Move Can Prove Critics Wrong

Tesla made waves last week when it took the padlock off its patent library. How can the move pay off over the long run?

Fri Jun 13

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Why Carmelo Anthony Should Be Banned From Joining the Miami Heat

There are rumors Carmelo Anthony will join the Miami Heat next year. But should he be allowed to?

Wed Jun 11

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Will Mozilla's $25 Smartphone Disrupt the Mobile Industry?

Mozilla's $25 smartphone has made headlines this week. Will it make a mark on a multi-billion dollar industry?

Tue Jun 10

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Will The World Cup Give U.S. Soccer a Permanent Boost?

The World Cup might set viewership records in the U.S., but will it actually help the sport's popularity?

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How the New College Football Playoff System Will Affect Corporate Sponsorships

Discover and Tostitos are dropping two of college football's biggest sponsorships, and more changes are in store.

Wed May 21

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The Epidemic Plaguing Baseball’s ‘Best’ Teams

Many of baseball’s most financially efficient teams are faced with an injury epidemic that’s only getting worse.

Thu May 15

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Jordan Spieth's Sponsorships Keep Growing: Why Golf's Golden Boy Is So Marketable

Pro golfer Jordan Spieth has made millions in endorsements before his 21st birthday. Now he has another sponsor.

Wed May 14

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How Sports Reduced the Crime Rate in Chicago

A new study from UC Berkeley reveals some interesting findings about Chicago sports.

Tue May 13

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What Will Michael Sam's Endorsements Be Worth?

Michael Sam is the NFL's first openly gay player. Will he cash in on his endorsement potential?

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