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Bonus-Skimming in MLB

Don Coffin sends along two Chicago Trib links on the recent bonus-skimming scandal in MLB. Here's one that describes some

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Pitch Til You Lose

Game 1 of the ALCS between the Tigers and Yankees  once again spotlighted the flaws in the use of MLB

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Sports Econ Musings

A Real-Time Economic Indicator from Sports World: One of my colleagues returned from Talladega, reporting that crowds for the Sprint

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Playoff Roulette

Jeffrey Beckmann at BleacherReport presents a slideshow of the "50 Best Teams" not to win a World Series.  Of the

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Steroid Publicity & Hall Voting

Whatever readers and contributors to TSE think about publicity given to MLB steroid use, it continues to hammer the chances

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The Short Porch has Gotten Shorter in the Bronx

What has caused the home run derby at the new Yankee Stadium? Is it the new ballpark? Is it changes

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Why MLBPA Slow to Protect Non-Users?

Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun surpised the baseball world this week by admitting his use of steroids and accepting a suspension. 

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Baseball Beaning & Brawls

John Kruk and Eric Young provide a humorous analysis of the "right way to fight in baseball" following the Red

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Fans Care about PED Use -- Sometimes

What spurred the public's negative view of the use of PEDs?  Why have MLB and pro cycling received much more

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Yanks Slash Ticket Prices

WhoDaThunkIt.com? The New York Yankees slashed prices on more than 40 percent of their front-row seats by up to 50

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Tracking Changes in MLB Baseball Attendance

Baseball-Reference.com has a handy page (HT to JC Bradbury) where they are tracking changes in MLB team attendance. It calculates

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Baseball Healthy In Spite of Declining World Series Viewership

While Yankees v. Dodgers would been MLB’s dream television matchup for the World Series, the Red Sox v. Cardinals setup

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