Maury Brown - Founder and President - Business of Sports Network
President - Bizball LLC
Brown is a sports business analyst and the founder of the Business of Sports Network, a series of expansive resources, dedicated to the business of sports, including:
The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football , The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey.
The vast majority of the interviews published on the Business of Sports Network have been conducted by Brown.
His first notable work in sports business was assisting in the Submission to Major League Baseball by the MLB to Portland effort during the Expos relocation derby, working with David Kahn, the current president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves, former GM of the Indiana Pacers, and a former NBA D-League owner. His main contribution to the MLB to Portland effort involved the proposed Charter Seat License program.
He is the former co-chair of SABR's Business of Baseball committee.
He is a contributor to Baseball Prospectus, was formerly on the staff of The Hardball Times, and writes occasionally at Maury Brown's Biz of Sports.
He is available as a consultant in a variety of capacities, including salary arbitration in Major League Baseball in which he has published a considerable amount research on.
He has been sourced for analysis and commentary in the NY Times, Time Magazine, USA Today, Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times, Washington Times, CNN/Money, MarketWatch, Crain's Business NY, Crain's Detroit Business, Crain's Business Chicago, The Deal, the Rocky Mountain News, Fox News, Newsday, New York Daily News, Sports Illustrated.com, the NY Sun, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Tampa Tribune, Toronto Globe and Mail, Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sports Review, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, St. Petersburg Times, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, San Jose Mercury News, the Oregonian, the Portland Business Journal, Sports Fantasy Monthly magazine, Washingtonian Magazine, and USA Today Sports Weekly.
His television appearances include ESPN2's First Take, CNBC's On The Money, Canada's Business News Network and the CBS Evening News .
His radio appearances include NPR, WGN Radio, and being featured regularly on XM/Sirius Radio's Home Plate, XM 175/Sirius 220, KLAV 1230 in Las Vegas, and Sports Business Radio
His book contributions include the 2007 Baseball Prospectus, the 2007 Football Prospectus, as well as an essay on the Collusion Rulings of the late ’80s and early ’90s within Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Blunders : A Complete Guide to the Worst Decisions and Stupidest Moments in Baseball History.
He is an available freelance writer for other media outlets. Recent freelance work includes an article for the New York Post on the Audi sponsorship agreement at Yankee Stadium.
Maury's contact info for site related matters or media purposes can be found under Contacts
Jordan Kobritz is a staff member of the Business of Sports Network. He is a former attorney, CPA, and Minor League Baseball team owner. He is an Assistant Professor of Sport Management at Eastern New Mexico University and teaches the Business of Sports at the University of Wyoming.
Jeff Levine is a staff member of the Business of Sports Network, which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey. He is a sports attorney, and the Executive Director of One Sports and Entertainment, International.
Evan Nuckles is a staff member of the Business of Sports Network. Evan's key focus is on trades and signings.
Carter Bryant is a staff member of the Business of Sports Network. Carter reports on the business of basketball and football.