David Nusbaum

Research Director & Reporter (sports business)

David Nusbaum, a native Angeleno, created the sports business beat at the Business Journal. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley where he earned a B.A. in Political Science. At Berkeley, he taught a course on the history of baseball in American society and spent one season as a radio broadcaster for Cal Baseball on KALX-FM (90.7). He started work at the Business Journal in 2004 and also serves as the newspaper's research director. He received an award for sports writing from the Los Angeles Press Club in 2007.

The Sports Business Column follows the fast moving world of sports business. Coverage areas include professional and college teams in Los Angeles County as well as the sports leagues, venues, annual events, sponsorships and apparel manufacturers. This column does not cover on-the-field action but goes inside the owners' box and inside sports-related companies to show how business decisions affect the local community.

David can be reached at 323-549-5225, ext. 236, or by Email: dnusbaum@labusinessjournal.com.

Email: dnusbaum@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225

Recent Stories

Soccer Stories

Some of LAFC’s co-owners share their experiences with the sport.

Co-owners talk about how they are getting their kicks in pro soccer.

Vet Private Equity Investor Takes Shot at Pro Sports

Co-owners talk about how they are getting their kicks in pro soccer.

Wider Net

LAFC’s large, diverse ownership draws on range of experience here to score fans, pull in sponsors.

New franchise’s game plan draws on a diverse ownership roster.

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L.A. By the Numbers

From employment and compensation to housing units and land value, the Business Journal looks at how Los Angeles County adds up.

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Stadium Kicks Off Promotional Push

New venue looks to score deals, sell tickets for Inglewood home of pro football’s Rams, Chargers.

Playa Vista preview center to tackle promoting Rams and Chargers’ Inglewood stadium.

Blue & Gold Suits Up With Apparel Firm’s Green

UCLA Athletics’ 15-year, $280 million apparel deal with Under Armour Inc. of Baltimore went into effect on July 1.

L.A. Live Eyes E-Sports Events

SPORTS: AEG scores stake in Immortals gaming team.

L.A. Live owner AEG makes a play for video-game events by taking a stake in e-sports squad Immortals.

AEG Invests in E-sports Team Immortals

E-sports is finding a home in downtown. Anschutz Entertainment Group announced an investment in e-sports franchise Immortals that makes it a team owner and home-venue operator for the team.

Inglewood OKs Arena Talks

SPORTS: Clippers owner Steve Ballmer eyes new venue for team by 2024.

Inglewood council signs off on a proposed arena to house the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Inglewood Poised to Approve Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with L.A. Clippers for New Arena

The Inglewood City Council is set to vote tomorrow to approve an exclusive negotiation agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers for an NBA arena in the city.

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