Around baseball, the reaction to the valuation of the Baltimore Orioles at $1.725 billion was one of surprise and in some cases disbelief. Seven industry
Harris, who grew up in Chevy Chase, Md., and attended the Field School in northwest Washington, cobbled together a big investment group. A week before
Mat Ishbia, the chief executive of United Wholesale Mortgage, is nearing an agreement to acquire a majority stake in the N.B.A.’s Phoenix Suns and the
Student-athletes are excited for the exposure their league will receive, but paying players looms large.
The agreement splits the Big Ten’s sports among Fox, NBC and CBS, and is the richest annual deal for any college sports league.