The 25 largest sports empires have a total value of $124.485 million

Much of the increase has to do with new media deals that lift team values ​​in the NFL and NHL.

The ranking is headed by Liberty Media, the group that owns Formula 1 and the Atlanta Braves (MLB) franchise, as well as a minority shareholder in the Drone Racing League and Kroenke Arena Company, the group that controls the Denver Nuggets pavilion. This group is valued at 17.2 billion dollars, 32% more than last year.

It is followed by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of several clubs such as Arsenal FC of the Premier League and the Nuggets of the NBA, among other franchises. Its valuation amounts to 10,540 million dollars.

The publication analyzed the groups with investments in the most valuable franchises in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NFL looking for companies and investors with interests in teams worth more than 2,000 million dollars.

As a particularity, only shareholders or entities with a majority stake in at least one team were considered.

The trend is that the value of sports properties will continue to rise in the coming years, especially after North American leagues such as the NBA, MLB and NHL have allowed franchises to place a maximum of 30% of their capital in investment funds. investment and other corporations, with the limit that a single fund may control up to a maximum of 20%.

The 25 most valuable sports empires.

1) Liberty Media

Value: $17.20 billion

Propiedades: Atlanta Braves, Fórmula 1, Drone Racing League, Kroenke Arena Company, Meyer Shank Racing

2) Kroenke Sports & Entertainment

Value: $10.54 billion

Propiedades: Los Angeles Rams, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Arsenal FC, inversiones en esports, Colorado Rapids, Colorado Mammoth, Altitude Sports and Entertainment, Kroenke Arena Company

3) Fenway Sports Group

Value: $9.81 billion

Propiedades: Boston Red Sox, Liverpool FC, Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing*, NESN, Fenway Sports Management, Pittsburgh Penguins, bienes raíces

4) Jerry Jones

Minnesota Timberwolves v New York Knicks

Value: $8.85 billion

Propiedades: Dallas Cowboys, Legends Hospitality*, The Star, Complexity Gaming

5) Madison Square Garden Sports

Value: $7.84 billion

Propiedades: New York Knicks, New York Rangers, Counter Logic Gaming, Hartford Wolf Pack

6) Yankee Global Enterprises

Value: $6.81 billion

Properties: New York Yankees, Legends Hospitality, YES Network, New York City FC*, minor league baseball teams

7) Family power

Value: $5.88 billion

Propiedades: New England Patriots, New England Revolution, UFC, Kraft Analytics Group, DraftKings, Skillz*, Boston Uprising

8) Familia Glazer

Value: $5.84 billion

Propiedades: Manchester United, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

9) Paul G. Allen Foundation

Value: $5.69 billion dollars

Propiedades: Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Sounders*

10) City Football Group

Value: $5.00 billion

Propiedades: Manchester City, New York City FC, Melbourne City FC

11) Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment

Value: $4.98 billion


Propiedades: Toronto Raptors, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto FC, Toronto Argonauts, Toronto Marlies

12) Shahid Kan

Value: $4.80 billion

Propiedades: Jacksonville Jaguars, Fulham FC, All Elite Wrestling

13) Familia Benson

Value: $4.35 billion

Propiedades: New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans

14) York Family

Event Name: NFC Wild Card Playoffs – San Francisco 49ers v Dallas Cowboys

Value: $4.31 billion

Propiedades: San Francisco 49ers, Leeds United FC, Elevate Sports Ventures

15) Dan Snyder

Value: $4.20 billion

Propiedades: Washington Football Team

16) Familia Johnson

Value: $4.05 billion

Properties: New York Jets

17) AMB Group

Value: $3.65 billion

Properties: Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United, PGA Tour

18) Buss Family Trust

Value: $3.63 billion

Properties: LA Lakers

19) Guggenheim Baseball


Value: $3.54 billion

Properties: Los Angeles Dodgers, Spectrum SportsNet LA

20) Jeffrey Lurie

Value: $3.50 billion

Properties: Philadelphia

21) Esteban Ross

Algorand DRL World Championship 2021-22 Season — Drone Racing League Vegas Championship Race Presented by T-Mobile

Value: $3.45 billion

Propiedades: Miami Dolphins, Drone Racing League*,
Champions Cup, Miami Open

22) Steve Ballmer

Value: $3.35 billion

Properties: Los Angeles
Clippers, The Forum

23) Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment

Value: u$s3.33 thousand

Propiedades: Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils, New Meta Entertainment, Elevate Sports Ventures, HBSE Ventures, Utica Comets

24) Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Value: $3.32 billion

Propiedades: Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics, aXiomatic Gaming, NBC Sports Washington, Monumental Sports Network, Sportradar*

25)Tepper Sports & Entertainment

Value: $3.31 billion

Propiedades: Carolina Panthers, Charlotte FC.