Rick Horrow is the editor of The Sports Business Handbook: Insights From 100+ Leaders Who Shaped 50 Years of the Industry and its rerelease, featuring the 50 most significant sports-related moments of this time. As CEO of Horrow Sports Ventures, Rick Horrow has been the architect of over 100 deals worth more than $20 billion in sports, performing arts, and other urban infrastructure projects. Horrow pioneered the public/private partnership and infrastructure branding concepts that, to date, have enticed more than $4 billion in corporate funding to cities and development projects.
A popular speaker, writer, and commentator on the business, law, and politics of sports, he is nicknamed “The Sports Professor” because he has been Visiting Expert on Sports Business at the Harvard Law School.
In addition to providing regular sports business content to Bloomberg Radio and penning a weekly column for Yahoo! Finance, Horrow hosts monthly national television shows titled “Good Sports” and “The Icons”, which are carried by Bally Sports, formerly known as Fox Sports Networks, and other RSNs. His “Keeping Score” podcast and blog are weekly keystones of Thomson Reuters’ sports business coverage. Horrow’s clients have included major sports leagues like the NFL, NASCAR, and U.S. Polo, along with professional teams like the New York Mets, the San Francisco Giants, and the Indianapolis Colts among many others.