PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Founding Director, Sports Business Program, Washington University in St. Louis (June 2015-Present)

    • Additionally, Professor of Practice - Sports Business at WashU's Olin Business School

  • Founder/President, Sportsimpacts (2000-Present)www.sportsimpacts.net

  • Sports Business Contributor, Forbes.com (2010-Present) - www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/ 

 

2015-16 Wash U Overview    2016-17 Wash U Overview    2017-18 Wash U Overview

  • Over 80 sports-related Economic Impact studies completed since 2000, including 3 Super Bowls, 3 Final Fours, and serving as an expert witness in 3 high-profile cases (2017-18 NCAA's expert vs former USC football coach Todd McNair, 2015-16 football agent employment lawsuit, 2012 Manny Pacquiao defamation lawsuit)

  • Conducted Economic Impact Study for 2018 SEC Men's Basketball Championships

  • In November 2016, offered an economic impact study of potential MLS expansion into St. Louis

  • Completed projects for over 20 Division I NCAA Championship events, several college bowl games, and economic impact studies for two of America’s largest athletic departments (Ohio State, University of Texas)

  • Attracted over 2.4 million readers for 750+ Sports Business OpEd articles authored since May 2010

  • Monthly national media appearances (e.g. CNBC, Bloomberg TV, FoxBusiness, CNN) discussing topical Sports Business stories, including two appearances on CBS Evening News and 4 appearances on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” the last 2 years

  • During the 2014-15 year at Loyola Marymount, organized Sports Speakers Series in both Fall and Spring Semesters, and helped created their inaugural “Sports Studies Club”, which toured numerous sporting events in Spring 2015 while networking with local sports industry executives.

  • Winner of the 2018 Reid Teaching Award at Wash U - St. Louis (Watch Dr. Rishe receive his recognition at the 45:45 mark of the Undergraduate ceremony -> https://olingraduations.wustl.edu/

  •  16 articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • In 2015, 2016, and 2017, moderated Sports Business panels at MIT Sports Analytics Conference. In 2015 and 2018, moderated Sports Business panels at Stanford Sports Innovation Summit

  • In a 16-year career at Webster University, achieved tenured, reached rank of Full Professor, and was nominated for Kemper Teaching Award in Spring 2015

  • During the 2014-15 academic year on sabbatical, earned the prestigious Cura Personalis Award while a Visiting Economics Professor at Loyola Marymount University (LA)

  • Since 2010, earned invitations as guest speaker on Sports Business topics at Harvard University, New York University, UCLA, University of British Columbia, and Saint Louis University

  • Invited Lecturer for Sports Economics courses at Washington University (St Louis), Saint Louis University, Pepperdine University, and UCLA.

  • As Washington University’s Sports Business Director organized the 2015 and 2016 Olin Sports Business Summit, both of which attracted over 2 dozen sports business professionals for a day-long event featuring numerous panels and one-on-one discussions

  • Collaborated with Olin Business School leaders to create new courses in Sports Analytics and Sports Law to support the Sports Business minor

  • During the 2014-15 year at Loyola Marymount, organized Sports Speakers Series in both Fall and Spring Semesters, and helped created their inaugural “Sports Studies Club”, which toured numerous sporting events in Spring 2015 while networking with local sports industry executives.

  • Winner of the 2018 Reid Teaching Award at Wash U - St. Louis ​

  • 16 articles published in peer-reviewed journals ​

  • In 2015, 2016, and 2017, moderated Sports Business panels at MIT Sports Analytics Conference.  In 2015 and 2018, moderated Sports Business panels at Stanford Sports Innovation Summit 

  • In a 16-year career at Webster University, achieved tenured, reached rank of Full Professor, and was nominated for Kemper Teaching Award in Spring 2015

  • During the 2014-15 academic year on sabbatical, earned the prestigious Cura Personalis Award while a Visiting Economics Professor at Loyola Marymount University (LA)

  • Since 2010, earned invitations as guest speaker on Sports Business topics at Harvard University, New York University, UCLA, University of British Columbia, and Saint Louis University

  • Invited Lecturer for Sports Economics courses at Washington University (St Louis), Saint Louis University, Pepperdine University, and UCLA.

PROFESSIONAL WRITING

BOOK DESCRIPTION

Featuring fifty interviews with fifty sports executives ranging from team owners, team/company executives, facility designers, and analytics experts, They Shoot...They Score offers a comprehensive guide to applied lessons in leadership, innovation and strategy from the sports industry.  Topics covered include Strategic Marketing, Brand Management, Business Analytics and Sport Science, Corporate Culture, Corporate Partnerships, Entrepreneurship, Facility Logistics, Sales, and much more!


Conducted between January and May 2018, these interviews span additional topics such as brand building for pro sports startups, the evolution of sponsorship analytics, applications of experiential marketing, key aspects of stadium design, and college athletic administration.

These interviews cover every major professional sports league in North America (basketball, football, hockey, soccer, baseball), numerous consulting firms (Wasserman, Block Six Analytics, GumGum, Populous), and entities from collegiate athletics and the sports commission world (NCAA, University of Oklahoma, America East Conference, St. Louis and Kansas City Sports Commissions).

Published as an e-book, this format allows readers to click on a variety of links to dive deeper into topics of interest to them.  This interactive feature adds to the educational and entertainment value of the project.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

The target audiences for this book are:

(1) Sports enthusiasts who want to learn more about the Business of Sports.

(2) Those who enjoy reading about business and leadership, for there are numerous applied lessons in each throughout the book.

(3) College professors who wish to supplement their Sports Business or Sport Management courses with a compilation of real-world sports industry applications.

 

PREVIEW

Table of Contents

Introduction

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PUBLISH DATE:  

August 1st, 2018

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SPORTS MARKETING QUARTERLY

June 2016

“A Heterogeneous Analysis of Secondary Market Transactions for College Football Bowl Games.”

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT FINANCE

November 2015

“Secondary Market Behavior during College Football’s Postseason: Evidence from the 2014 Rose Bowl and BCS Championship Game”,

JOURNAL OF SPORT MANAGEMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION

December 2014

“How Event Significance, Pent-up Demand, Playoff Oversaturation, and Series-clinching Euphoria Can Impact Secondary Market Behavior in Major League Baseball’s Postseason”

SPORTS MARKETING QUARTERLY

Fall 2014

“How Event Significance, Team Quality and School Proximity Impact March Madness Markups”

SOCIAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY

Fall 2014

"Do Mobile Sporting Events Produce Net Increases in Tourism, Local Hotel Revenues, and Overall Economic Impact? Evidence Using Smith Travel Research Data"

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT & SOCIETY

June 2014

“Pricing Insanity at March Madness: Exploring the Causes of Secondary Price Markups at the 2013 Final Four”

Media Accomplishments

  • Attracted over 4 million readers for 800+ Sports Business OpEd articles authored since May 2010

  • Monthly national media appearances (e.g. CNBC, Bloomberg TV, FoxBusiness, CNN) discussing topical Sports Business stories, including two appearances on NBC Nightly News during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, two appearances on CBS Evening News, and numerous appearances on CNBC since 2012.

CGTN America (7/9/18)… “Discussing Economics of the 2018 World Cup on Productivity Levels”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLUAlgC5F0w

 

CNN International (7/2/18)…”Discussing Economics of LeBron James Move to L.A.”

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6419575350862454784

 

Newswise.com (6/13/18)… “World Cup 2026 a Matter of Economics”

https://newswise.com/articles/washu-expert:-world-cup-2026-a-matter-of-economics

 

Forbes.com (6/8/18)..Authored “Creating Memorable Authentic Experiences A Central Theme At SBJ’s 2018 Brand Engagement”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2018/06/08/creating-memorable-authentic-experiences-a-central-theme-at-sbjs-2018-brand-engagement-summit/#6c5b20c33950

 

Spreaker.com (6/3/18)… “Missed Opportunities”

https://www.spreaker.com/user/primetimeradio/missed-opportunities

 

Forbes.com (6/2/18)...Authored "Why Secondary Ticket Prices For NHL Finals Are Higher Than For NBA Finals In 2018"   

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2018/06/02/why-the-secondary-ticket-prices-for-the-nhl-finals-are-larger-than-the-nba-finals-in-2018/#6925bb4b6b0e

 

Forbes.com (5/30/18)… Authored “FC Cincinnati Ascends To MLS As City Shows It Can Pack The House For Soccer”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2018/05/30/fc-cincinnati-did-it-mls-expansion-the-old-fashioned-way-they-earned-it-by-packing-the-house/#112ce61d4da5

 

Tampabay.com (5/29/18)… “Rays Move to Ybor City Would Put Team in Heart of Region’s Population, Study Shows”

http://www.tampabay.com/news/growth/Rays-move-to-Ybor-City-would-put-team-within-heart-of-region-s-population-study-shows_168479705

 

Forbes.com (5/28/18)…Authored “Why The Vegas Golden Knights' Success Off The Ice Should Come As No Surprise”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2018/05/28/why-the-vegas-golden-knights-success-off-the-ice-should-come-as-no-surprise/#65534cf95b1f

 

Tampa Bay Times (5/22/18)...Regarding Rays New Stadium Discussions

http://www.tbo.com/news/growth/Rays-move-to-Ybor-City-would-put-team-within-heart-of-region-s-population-study-shows_168479705

 

Blogtalkradio.com (5/15/18)… “Potential Economic Benefit of Legalized Sports Betting”

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thepressbox/2018/05/15/segment-2--patrick-rishe-51518

 

LAtimes.com (5/3/18)… “As Pujols Pulls Within One Hit of Another Milestone, He Still Belongs more to St. Louis than Anaheim”

http://www.latimes.com/sports/angels/la-sp-angels-pujols-plaschke-20180503-story.html

 

News.stlpublicradio.com (5/2/18)… “Ballpark Village Shooting Spurs Increased Security, Concerns About Economic Impact”

http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ballpark-village-shooting-spurs-increased-security-concerns-about-economic-impact#stream/0

 

Wsoctv.com (4/2/18)… “Potential Bidder with Carolinas Ties Visits Carolina Panthers”

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/potential-bidder-with-carolinas-ties-visits-carolina-panthers/725840326

 

Cnbc.com (3/9/18)… “Ways the NCAA Can Reform its Image, and Compensate its Athletes”

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/09/ways-the-ncaa-can-reform-its-image-and-maybe-compensate-its-athletes.html

 

Forbes.com (2/23/18)…Authored “Day 1 Recap Of 2018 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2018/02/23/day-1-recap-of-2018-sloan-sports-analytics-conference/#76a4ec91563a

 

 

LAtimes.com (2/16/18)… “Streaming Video is NBC’s Fountain of Youth at Winter Olympics”

http://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-olympics-snap-viewing20180216-story.html

 

Wsoctv.com (2/6/18)… “With Football Season Over, All Eyes on Who Will Buy Panthers”

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/with-football-season-over-all-eyes-on-who-will-buy-panthers/694766159

 

Wfpl.org (2/5/18)… “Could This Group Finally Bring the NBA to Louisville”

http://wfpl.org/could-this-group-bring-the-nba-to-louisville/

 

Telegraph.co.uk (1/29/18)… “Sporting Spectacle Mixed with US Razzmatazz: Super Bowl Delivers an Advertising Touchdown”

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/01/29/sporting-spectacle-mixed-us-razzmatazz-super-bowl-delivers-advertising/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_li

 

Foxbusiness.com (1/26/18)… “Super Bowl LII to Draw $500M in Ad Revenue”

http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/5720400104001/?#sp=show-clips

Forbes.com (1/21/18)…Authored “Real Estate Investment Near Kings’ Golden 1 Center Revitalizing Downtown Sacramento”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2018/01/21/real-estate-investments-near-golden-1-center-revitalizing-downtown-sacramento/#592cdc125840

 

Youtube.com (1/7/18)… “Developments Around Golden 1 Center in Sacramento with Scott Freshour”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_uslYIg07U

 

Forbes.com (1/2/18)…Authored “Ownership Share Of Raiders And A New Stadium Are Too Much For Jon Gruden To Ignore”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2018/01/01/an-ownership-share-of-raiders-playing-in-new-stadium-are-too-much-for-jon-gruden-to-ignore/#41ed7c0f7861

 

Wsoctv.com (12/27/18)… “Consistency Key to Panther’s Success, Value as they Head to Playoffs”

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/playoff-berth-gives-panther-fans-optimism-amid-teams-sale/669237213

 

Wfae.org (12/18/17)… “Panthers' News Brings Speculation About Buyer, Worry About A Move”

http://wfae.org/post/panthers-news-brings-speculation-about-buyer-worry-about-move#stream/0

 

Forbes.com (12/18/17)…Authored “Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Tarnishes Professional Legacy With Workplace Misconduct”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2017/12/18/carolina-panthers-owner-jerry-richardson-tarnishes-personal-brand-with-workplace-misconduct/#5bfe98285eb8

 

Forbes.com (12/1/17)…Authored “GumGum Partnership With Saints, Pelicans Points To Better Measuring Of Sponsorship Valuation”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2017/12/01/saints-pelicans-deal-with-gumgum-exemplifies-enhancements-in-measuring-sponsorship-metrics/#5ff0336dba5e

 

Forbes.com (11/29/17)…Authored “Breaking Pact With Greg Schiano, Tennessee Athletics Department Shows Its Cowardice”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2017/11/29/gutlessness-of-tennessee-athletics-department-severely-taints-greg-schianos-brand/#1a0210bf4db1

 

Kmov.com (11/27/17)… “St. Louis Comptroller Plans Appeal, Will Not Release Funds for Scottrade Financing Deal”

http://www.kmov.com/story/36936918/judge-orders-st-louis-comptroller-to-sign-financing-deal-with-blues-within-5-days

 

Forbes.com (11/1/17)…Authored “Oversaturation And Changes In Viewing Habits The Most Likely Explanations For NFL's Ratings Dip”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prishe/2017/11/01/oversaturation-and-changes-in-viewing-habits-the-most-likely-explanations-for-nfls-ratings-dip/#58e39fb54c34

 

LAtimes.com (10/19/17)… “Babe Ruth Will Be a Bad Boy in a TV Bio as Major League Baseball Makes a Pitch for Younger Viewers”

http://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-babe-ruth-tv-20171019-story.html

  1. 3/31/17 - Appeared with CNN's Maggie Lake about the pay increases earned by the USA Women's hockey team
  2. 08/22/16 - Fallout from Ryan Lochte Losing Endorsements(NBC Nightly News)
  3. 08/19/16 - Ryan Lochte’s Costly Mistake(Fox Business)
  4. 08/19/16 - Predicting Lochte’s future endorsement losses(NBC Nightly News)
  5. 08/19/16 - Are Ryan Lochte’s Sponsorships at Risk(CNBC)
  6. 08/04/16 - Sports apparel giants battle for Olympic success(CNN Money)
  7. 06/17/16 - NBA finals tickets skyrocket (Fox Business)
  8. 05/24/16 - Inglewood To Host Super Bowl LV In 2021 (CBS Los Angeles)
  9. 04/25/16 - Curry injury latest blow to UA(CNBC)
  10. 03/31/16 - US Women’s World Cup Soccer Team accuses Federation of discrimination (Fox 2 News)
  11. 03/17/16 - Reacting to Putin’s Judgments on Russian Doping Scandal (Russia Today)
  12. 02/27/16 - FIFA Under New Leadership: How to Move Forward (CCTV America)
  13. 02/05/16 - Cam Newton's Endorsement Potential (CNN)
  14. 02/01/16 - Assessing the Economic Impact of Super Bowls (Bloomberg TV)
  15. 01/13/16 - The Rams Relocation to Los Angeles(Nightly Business Report – CNBC)
  16. 01/13/16 - The Rams Relocation to Los Angeles(CNBC-Squawk on the Street)
  17. 11/10/15 - Discussing Doping Scandals in Sports(CCTV America)
  18. 09/01/15 - Serena Williams Endorsements and Grand Slam Run (CNN)
  19. 07/30/16 - NFL’s Handling of Deflategate(Bloomberg TV)
  20. 07/21/15 - Sponsors Score Well at 2015 British Open (CNN)
  21. 07/10/16 - U.S. Women's Soccer Capitalizing on World Title (FoxBusiness)
  22. 07/07/16 - Endorsement Potential for Carli Lloyd(CBS This Morning)
  23. 05/27/15 - Sponsors Could Impact FIFA's Reforms (Bloomberg TV)
  24. 05/18/15 - Finding Value in NFL Draft's Later Rounds (CNBC's Squawk Box)
  25. 04/21/15 - Jordan Spieth and Under Armour (CNBC's Squawk Box)

 

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  1. 08/22/16 Patrick Rishe discusses the business side of the Olympics (CBS Sports Radio)
  2. 08/19/16 What’s next for Michael Phelps (People & Yahoo)
  3. 08/15/16 Of Super Bowl’s $240 Million boost, South Bay only gets 20% (Mercury News)
  4. 08/15/16 Michael Phelps could owe Uncle Sam for winnings from the Olympics (Money)
  5. 08/14/16 Phelps' biggest contribution to swimming: Money (CNN Money)
  6. 08/12/16 Why Michael Phelps may not be as marketable as you think (CNBC)
  7. 08/11/16 Why Michael Phelps May Not Be Able to Cash In on His Olympic Gold (The Fiscal Times)
  8. 07/28/16 Quality of a free education (CBS Sports Radio)
  9. 07/22/16 Effect of ban on Russia could span beyond the Olympic Games (Yard Barker)
  10. 07/13/16 The real reason male golfers are dropping the Olympics (The Source)
  11. 07/13/16 Tim Duncan's impact on Spurs worth hundreds of millions (Biz Journal)
  12. 07/01/16 Russia’s Olympic Ban: What Happens Next? (CGI)
  13. 06/17/16 The impact of Russia’s Rio ban (The Source)
  14. 05/31/16 Sports Copa America 2016: Tickets Information, Sales Update, Event Details For Centenario Tournament (International Business Times)
  15. 04/29/16 NFL Draft 2016: Laremy Tunsil Loses Millions After Pot Debacle (International Business Times)
  16. 04/21/16 Stephen Curry is also high scorer for Under Armour (CBS)
  17. 04/14/16 ESPN takes a flyer on drone racing (Market Place)
  18. 04/07/16 Secondary Ticket Prices with Golden State (CBS Sports Radio)
  19. 02/25/16 How FIFA Reform Could Help Women’s Role in Soccer Governance (International Business Times)
  20. 02/14/16 The 2016 Seattle Seahawks: No Points for Degree of Difficulty (Medium)
  21. 01/16/16 Rams Departure May have Little Econ Impact (STL Post-Dispatch)
  22. 01/13/16 The Departure of the Rams to Los Angeles (KMOX - St. Louis)
  23. 12/23/15 Discussing Thoughts on Cardinals TV Deal with FS-Midwest (CBS Radio – 920 AM “Pressbox”)
  24. 12/02/15 The Economics of Inflated MLB Salaries (Marketplace Radio)
  25. 11/11/15 Disney's Iger Gets Involved in L.A. Push (CNBC)
  26. 11/11/15 Russian Olympic Athlete Doping Scandal (CNBC)
  27. 05/15/15 Why NFL Players Have Less Endorsement Appeal (CNBC)

 

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