Dan Roberts, Decrypt Editor-in-Chief, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the collision of sports and crypto as Tom Brady announces his retirement from the NFL.

Tom Brady’s retirement is also a crypto story

We're sticking with this topic with our next guest and friend of the program. Dan Roberts is editor in chief at Decrypt.

Tom Brady’s retirement is also a crypto story

And Dan, I feel like this is the perfect topic for you since you've been covering both sports business, of course, and crypto for quite some time now

Tom Brady’s retirement is also a crypto story

And Tom Brady does have a stake in the crypto exchange platform FTX

Tom Brady’s retirement is also a crypto story

He also, as-- as Josh was mentioning, has the NFT platform with Autograph. How do you see these crypto-related ventures being impacted by his retirement from the NFL?

Tom Brady’s retirement is also a crypto story

DAN ROBERTS: Well, first of all, Emily, you're right that sports and crypto have converged like never before, during the pandemic. So there was a time when I was covering sports business more heavily but also crypto. Now I'm heavier on crypto

Tom Brady’s retirement is also a crypto story

They are really colliding. That Venn diagram has huge overlap. And Brady is a terrific example,

Tom Brady’s retirement is also a crypto story

although there is now a story just out today about Drew Brees doing something similar. A lot of these current and former NFL players have really flocked to crypto.

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