Mark J. Burns

Senior Reporter

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Mark is a senior reporter at Morning Consult covering the business of sports.


Morning Consult Sports: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Mark J. Burns Morning Consult Sports will be off Monday for Presidents Day. Publication of the morning newsletters will resume the following day. Week in Review Football Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick, the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem in 2016 as a vehicle for protesting police brutality and racial inequality, […]

Morning Consult Sports: Costas Says Concussion Stance Cost Him NFL Work

By Mark J. Burns Top Stories Sports broadcaster Bob Costas told Outside the Lines that he was sidelined from NBC’s NFL coverage due to his willingness to speak out about concussions and the physical dangers of football. Costas, who told OTL he regretted participating in its story, was removed from the network’s coverage team for last […]

Morning Consult Sports: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Mark J. Burns Week in Review Super Bowl The New England Patriots claimed their sixth Super Bowl title in franchise history with a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams as wide receiver Julian Edelman grabbed Most Valuable Player honors. The game saw a number of historic league records fall: The contest was the […]