Rick Horrow and Karla Swatek


Rick Horrow is a leading expert in the business of sports. As chief executive officer of Horrow Sports Ventures, he has been the architect of 103 deals worth more than $13 billion in sports and urban infrastructure projects. He is also the sports business analyst for CNN, Fox Sports, and the Fox Business Channel. Karla Swatek is vice-president of Horrow Sports Ventures and co-author of Beyond the Box Score: An Insider's Guide to the $750 Billion Business of Sports (2010). Horrow is also the host of Sportfolio, a new program on Bloomberg TV that airs Wednesday nights at 9 pm ET.

Rick Horrow and Karla Swatek

Articles by Rick Horrow and Karla Swatek



  • The NFL's Three Biggest Problems
    The NFL may be the world's most valuable sports property, but three looming issues could damage its profitability—and its future
  • Dodgers Sale: Moneyball, Part II
    Potential new owners of the L.A. Dodgers will have two major hurdles to consider while bidding on the team: land development and TV rights
  • The Superdome: Super Once More
    Five years after Hurricane Katrina nearly destroyed New Orleans, the city and the Superdome are making a comeback
  • World Cup: Guerillas on the Pitch
    FIFA tightly controls its World Cup sponsorships—but guerilla marketers still use clever ploys to grab eyeballs for their nonsponsor clients
  • Which NFL Tickets Cost the Most?
    While the average NFL ticket price is almost $75, the price for a seat at new Cowboys Stadium averages almost $160



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