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Braves revenue soars to $568M for championship season

The Braves cashed in on a World Series championship season by generating franchise-record revenue.

Click here to read the story at ajc.com.

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is revenue?
  2. Why is revenue important to sports teams like the Atlanta Braves?
  3. How do sports teams generate revenue?
  4. What do you think represents a pro sports team’s biggest expense?
  5. What is a profit?
  6. According to this story, did the Braves’ record a profit in their championship season?
  7. Where does the franchise rank in MLB payroll?
  8. What is a quality product?
  9. How does a quality product in sports and entertainment help from a revenue perspective?
  10. According to this story, how much did revenue increase this year for the Atlanta Braves?
  11. Why do you think the Braves organization saw record revenues in the championship season?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.

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