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Racism Behind Lack of NBA Interest?

The NBA's popularity vaulted during the 1980s and 1990s with Bird as MVP but also with Moses, Magic, Michael, Charles,

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Solving the Coaching Pay Problem

This last weekend Adrian Wojnarowski penned a column examining the salaries of college coaches. In this column is the following

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When is a subsidy not a subsidy?

Readers of The Sports Economist know that we generally take a tough line against public subsidies for sports. So, I

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Everything’s Bigger in Texas

When I was a student at Mizzou back in the 90s, I remember reading articles where potential recruits would say

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Managing a Brand v. Restricting Competition

Brad has done an excellent job of keeping TSE readers informed and discussing elements of the American Needle v. NFL

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Leagues: Not as easy as they look

The Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS), the 5-team American league that just finished out its 3rd season, cancelled its 2012 season today while holding

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College Athletic Department Subsidies

ESPN has a new data tool that allows people to obtain detailed expense and revenue data for many major college

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Blue Jays Player Payroll Budget Increased

The Toronto Blue Jays indicated today that they believe they have not been hiring enough units of playing ability in

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The NHL — One More Kick at the Can?

The owners made an offer to the NHLPA today (Wednesday) that included profit-sharing and pretty near forensic accounting to guarantee

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What Do Non-profits Do with their Surpluses?

When an institution is organized as a not-for-profit institution, this classification does not imply that those in charge do not

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Just in time for March Madness

We have two views on paying college athletes just in time for March Madness. The first is an excellent summary

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Playing Injured Players

Before the St. Louis-Houston series, Dick Cantrell, a colleague and long-time baseball follower predicted that St. Louis was in trouble.

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