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Clemens Signs for $18m.

Co-blogger Phil Miller posted earlier that because Clemens and the Houston Astros were so far apart in their arbitration offers,

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Pro Cycling Bombshell?

The New York Times reports that Floyd Landis has “come clean” about his past use of performance enhancing drugs.  He

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Bungs, Taps and sporting crime

The BBC has once again exposed the shocking criminality of English soccer. First, they have secretly filmed interviews with player

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LeBron “Stumbling on Losses”

Is LeBron James secretly involved in the marketing of the Dave Berri and Martin Schmidt book, Stumbling on Wins?  Only

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Major League City

Baltimore has an aged arena that is insufficient for the needs of the community for such a venue. A study

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More on the Economics of Curling Telecasting

An exercise in marginal/incremental studies: The 2004 -5 curling season is now over, with Canada having soundly defeated Scotland in

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What’s In a Name? The College Football Edition

Bye bye, D1-A and D1-AA football designations. Hello “Football Bowl Subdivision” and “Football Championship Subdivision.” The NCAA is doing a

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Arena subsidies in small towns: Update

In regards to my recent post on arena subsidies in smaller cities, Skip points out that it’s not only taxpayers who

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Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football is moving to ESPN while Sunday night football is moving to NBC. ABC will not have any

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Wrestling with the cricket crisis

Cricket is played at the highest level by ten “test match” nations – India, Australia, England, South Africa, West Indies,

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NHL TV deal is Canadian business story of the year

The Canadian Press has chosen the new television deal between Rogers Communications and the National Hockey League (NHL) as the

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