John Palmer

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NHL and NHLPA to resume talks!

According to this breaking news, the NHL and the NHLPA will resume talks on Wednesday. NHLPA president Trevor Linden made

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Some Observations on the Differences between N. American Sports and Soccer/Football in England

An anonymous reader and I have corresponded considerably over the past month or two about the economics of North American

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The Future of the NHL

The National Hockey League owners and players meet again on Monday. The two sides haven’t met since March 17 in

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Does Using Chopsticks Help One Become a Better Golfer?

From the Asiapundit: Korean female golfers continue to excel in the Lady’s Professional Golf Association (LPGA). In fact out of

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Why Does It Matter How Wealthy They Are?

I was delighted when Skip Sauer invited Phil Miller at Market Power and me to join him here at The

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Irrational Exuberance?

Craig Newmark wonders why first-round NFL draftee holdouts follow this strategy if they end up, on average, worse off: Gregg

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Goons & Civil Suits: What Are the Damages?

Temple University basketball coach, John Chaney, ordered one of his bench players to engage in rough play during a game

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What’s With No Saturday Football?

Something is wrong. For the past two Saturdays, Ms. Eclectic and I have been all primed to watch some football

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Judge Posner on Drugs

If you do not look at the weekly postings on the Becker-Posner Blog, you are missing some great writings from

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Monopoly, Monopsony, and the Parallels between the NCAA and CCA

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)in the U.S. and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have two important things in common:

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Elasticity of demand

What Is the Price Elasticity of Demand for NFL Network?

Gregg Easterbrook of ESPN knows. It’s greater than one (in absolute value): The NFL’s insistence on asking too much for

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NHL and NHLPA Agree on a Salary Cap Formula

The Toronto Globe and Mail is reporting that it has two separate sources telling them the NHL and the NHLPA

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