Find out how managers and owners make the decisions that affect your favorite sports teams. When is it time to trade a player? Who is worth 30 million dollars a year and why? What can be done when a player or a coach says or does something that sparks controversy—how can you turn that behavior around? Scott Rosner, leader of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative, and Kenneth Shropshire take you behind the scenes of sports business on SiriusXM 111 every Tuesday at 4PM EST. The Wharton Sports Business Show is also on iTunes!

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    Douglas Ryder

    Team Principal
    Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka

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    Richard Deitsch

    Sports Illustrated

  • Past Guest Tue 7/11
    Anita DeFrantz

    International Olympic Committee

  • Past Guest Tue 7/11
    Michael Baumann

    Staff Writer
    The Ringer

  • Past Guest Tue 6/27
    Dustin Gouker

    Sports Journalist

  • Past Guest Tue 6/27
    David Conn

    Contributer; Author of "The Fall of The House of FIFA"
    The Guardian

  • Past Guest Tue 6/20
    Dave Lockton

    WinView Games

  • Past Guest Tue 6/13
    Ray Warren

    Telemundo Deportes

  • Past Guest Tue 6/6
    David Niu

    Super 7's Rugby League; Arena Football League Global (AFL Global); China Arena Football League (CAFL)

  • Past Guest Tue 5/30
    Mary Wittenberg

    Virgin Sport

  • Past Guest Tue 5/23
    Jon Wertheim

    Executive Editor and Senior Writer
    Sports Illustrated

  • Past Guest Tue 5/23
    Ross Greenburg

    Former President
    HBO Sports


Ken ShropshireKen Shropshire

Kenneth L. Shropshire specializes in the subject areas of sports business, negotiations, diversity, and general business law. Wharton Professor Emeritus and CEO of the Global Sport Institute, he is also president of the largest organization of attorneys in the sports business, the Sports Lawyers Association. Shropshire’s past consulting roles have included a wide variety of projects including work for the NCAA, National Football League, the United States Olympic Committee, negotiation training for IBM, Clorox, Fannie Mae and Major League Baseball and diversity training for entering Wharton School MBA students. He was previously the Director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative. He is the author of several books, the most recent being Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports.

Scott RosnerScott Rosner

Scott Rosner, Faculty Associate Director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative and Practice Professor, Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department at the Wharton School, teaches courses in Sports Business Management and Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. Rosner is Principal of Hudson Sports Consulting, a sports advisory firm with clients that include the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the United States Tennis Association, FedEx, AT&T. Rosner is the lead author of The Business of Sports.

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