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The following is a list of professional sports leagues by revenue. In this table, the "Season" column refers to the league season for which financial data is available and referenced, which is usually not the most recently completed season of competition.


Jul 1, 2016 ... Which Professional Sports Leagues Make the Most Money? The NBA finals just ended and the Cleveland Cavaliers took home the championship trophy. The stunning trophy, covered in gold, is testament to the flash and prestige of sports leagues across the globe. Each major sporting group has its own ...


May 14, 2014 ... When it comes to major professional sports, there are very few leagues that don't bring in a hefty yearly revenue. Even the NHL is home to a nice bank roll. There are a few leagues, however, that stand a cut above the rest. Cork Gaines of Business Insider has crunched the numbers in order to compare the ...


Jun 17, 2016 ... Baseball actually made the most of the Big 4 in 2014 at $9 billion, again, due to roster size! It's only 25 people plus the minor leagues, which also bring in revenue and don't pay very well. Baseball is also the only sport of the Big 4 that doesn't have a salary cap, allowing players to command huge salaries.


Jul 2, 2016 ... See how much money European football leagues make compared with the National Football League.


Sep 4, 2014 ... The money generated by sponsorships, television deals and ticket sales—the same revenue source that is disclosed by the Green Bay Packers—is taxed through a for-profit organization owned by the 32 teams, called NFL Ventures, not the actual NFL League Office. This revenue is split between the 32 ...


Oct 19, 2015 ... Many sports bring together millions of viewers from around the world, with cricket and football being the top two most watched. Do they generate the most revenue though? Football may have 200+ countries taking part but it doesn't bring in the most revenue.


Jul 13, 2016 ... NFL franchises make up 27 of the 50 most valuable sports teams in the world, including the Dallas Cowboys, who rank first with a value of $4 billion, up 25%. It is the first time a ... The “tri-cast” system means the NFL will generate revenue from rights fees, affiliate fees and advertising for every game. Gallery ...


Mar 18, 2012 ... Which of these league's players has the highest average salary per player? The logical conclusion would be that NFL players make the most since the league generates the most money, right? Wrong. The highest average salaries in professional sports are those of NBA players. In an article on ...