Sports Lobby Is a Multi-Million-Dollar Enterprise

If you need proof beyond player salaries and team purchase prices that pro sports are businesses, consider how many organizations employ Washington lobbyists. Here are the top spenders (including both owners and athletes) in 2011: Organization  2011 Q1 2012 National Football League (NFL) $1,620,000 $300,000 Major League Baseball (MLB) $520,000 $70,000 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) […]