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Patrick Rishe

Director, Sports Business Program Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Rishe is the Director of the Sports Business Program at Washington University and the Founder/CEO of Sportsimpacts. He has conducted 80+ economic impact studies for major sporting events, written 600+ OpEd pieces for Forbes.com, and appeared on CNBC, CNN, CBS, FoxBusiness, and Bloomberg.

Bachelor's and Masters, Economics 1988 - 1993
PhD, Economics 1993 - 1997
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Messi Effect Transforms MLS: From Short-Term Thrill to Long-Term Game Changer for U.S. Soccer

Patrick Rishe - February 22, 2024

The "Messi effect" on Major League Soccer (MLS) has been nothing short of revolutionary, transforming not just the fortunes of Inter Miami CF but reshaping the league's entire landscape. With Lionel Messi leading the charge, Inter Miami's valuation has skyrocketed to over a billion dollars, marking an extraordinary leap in franchise value and spotlighting the immense impact of a single player's influence.

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Viva Las Vegas: Football Economics Led to the End of the Pac-12, but not College Football in the Silver State

Patrick Rishe - December 13, 2023

Las Vegas emerges as a burgeoning hub for college football, highlighted by successfully hosting the final Pac-12 championship at the $1.9 billion Allegiant Stadium and growing interest in the city as a potential site for future major events, including College Football Playoff games and conference championships.

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Lionel Messi Increases Ticket Prices: Can He Also Boost the Quality Perception of Major League Soccer?

Patrick Rishe - August 18, 2023

Soccer superstar Lionel Messi will grace Nashville with his presence as he and Inter Miami CF gear up to challenge Nashville SC in the highly anticipated Leagues Cup final. Fans eagerly await the match, scheduled for Saturday, August 19, at 9 p.

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Unparalleled Reach Meets Operational Experience: the ESPN and Penn Entertainment Partnership Is One to Bet On

Patrick Rishe - August 14, 2023

ESPN and PENN Entertainment have unveiled a groundbreaking deal to launch ESPN BET, a branded sportsbook set to debut this fall in 16 states. This ambitious venture sees PENN committing significant financial investment in ESPN over a decade, with the latter gaining share options.

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A Diverse and Non-Linear Career Background is Pivotal in the Making of Every Successful Sports Industry Leader

Patrick Rishe - June 23, 2023

The business landscape of sports is witnessing a transformation, brought on by shifts in technology, fan experience, and operational strategies. Its why understanding the role of sports executives in this dynamic environment has never been more crucial.

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Why the Merger of the PGA Tour and LIV Golf is Great for Golf

Patrick Rishe - June 6, 2023

The PGA Tour, LIV Golf, and DP World Tour have announced their merger, putting an end to the conflict that has dominated sports business news for the past 18 months.The PGA Tour's merger with LIV Golf, a Saudi-backed men's golf organization, has generated significant attention.

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