Which Sport Makes the Most Money?

As of 2014, the National Football League generates the highest revenues in professional sports, according to a Fox Sports report featuring data compiled by Business Insider's Cork Gaines. The NFL's highest team revenue is $286 million and its lowest $229 million.

The professional sports league with the second-highest revenues is Major League Baseball, with its highest-grossing franchise earning $237 million and its lowest-grossing team earning $229 million. According to Gaines' information, on a global level, the United Kingdom's Premier League sees an average team revenue of $215 million per year. It is followed by the National Basketball Association, with an annual team average revenue of $152 million, and the National Hockey League, with an annual average team revenue of $88 million.