Dennis Coates

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Importance of David Stern's Seattle SuperSonics Experiment For Economists

What do economists think of the NBA's Seattle Supersonics basketball franchise experiment? Given the interpretations and spins put on the

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NBA

Economic woes for the sports business in Baltimore

The Baltimore Sun had a front page article this morning devoted to the impact of the general economic decline on

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General

An interesting incentive clause

Yesterday the NFL announced this year's Pro Bowl teams. On that list is Albert Haynesworth, defensive tackle for the Tennessee

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Stadium Subsidies

Stadium Issue in Santa Clara

The San Francisco 49ers and the Santa Clara City Council have negotiated a deal whereby the NFL franchise will get

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Soccer World Cup

Baltimore's World Cup Chances

Last summer, 72,000 fans packed M and T Bank Stadium in Baltimore to watch a "friendly" between Chelsea and AC

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General

Inference from 1 data point

The Baltimore Sun reports that the Maryland Stadium Authority has authorized $100,000 for a study of the financial viability of

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General

Fan protests

Here in Baltimore, a local radio personality organized a protest against the Orioles' inability to be competitive. Nestor Aparicio, owner

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Stadium Issues Everywhere

The Western Economics Association is meeting this week in Honolulu for its annual conference. Many contributors to The Sports Economist

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St. Petersburg and the Rays' Stadium

Today's St. Petersburg Times confirms earlier reports that the Tampa Bay Rays were putting on hold their attempt to get

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Inter Milan 3 Manchester City 0

I attended the Inter Milan-Manchester City "friendly" last night at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Here is an article describing

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Did they get a 15 yard penalty for excessive celebration?

It seems the Canadian Women's hockey team took to the ice twice yesterday. Once to beat the US for the

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PILOTS Episode 3

The IRS has issued a ruling allowing the Yankees to use PILOTS to float an additional $300 million of bonds

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