Courtney Brunious

USC Sports Business Institute

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Associate Director of the University of Southern California's Sports Business Institute

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Twenty-one years after the last professional football game was played in Los Angeles, the Rams will hit the field at LA's Coliseum in just a few weeks.

Ready for the Rams

Twenty-one years after the last professional football game was played in Los Angeles, the Rams will hit the field at LA's Coliseum in just a few weeks.

from Olney in L.A.

Rams owner Stan Kroenke plans to build a stadium that could cost more than $2 billion in Inglewood. It wouldn't be ready for at least three more years.

A New NFL Stadium in Inglewood

Rams owner Stan Kroenke plans to build a stadium that could cost more than $2 billion in Inglewood. It wouldn't be ready for at least three more years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Daily fantasy sports are legal in 45 states, but New York has just ordered FanDuel, DraftKings and others to shut down, saying they are not games of skill but illegal gambling.

Are They Games of Skill or Games of Chance?

Daily fantasy sports are legal in 45 states, but New York has just ordered FanDuel, DraftKings and others to shut down, saying they are not games of skill but illegal gambling.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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