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Subversion of the Academy by the NCAA

Two great American institutions are about to crank up. First-year students and their older classmates will soon return to campus

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Will the Big 10 Raid the Big XII? An Exercise in Club Theory

Sports leagues can be thought of as clubs. To enter any club, permission must be obtained from the incumbents, which

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What Determines Bowl Ticket Sales at the Institution Level?

Todd McCubbin, the executive director of the University of Missouri Alumni Association, writes a short piece on the number of

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College Coaches Running up the Score: Responding to Incentives

From Pat Forde at ESPN: Oklahoma ran it up last and loudest, scoring 45 fourth-quarter points in its past two

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Superconferences

From USA Today's Campus Rivalry blog: Mike Slive, the conference's commissioner, told the New York Times that he is prepared to react

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Report to the Big 10: "Just say yes to expansion."

In an earlier post, I wrote about Big 10 expansion and argued that if the Big 10 decided to expand,

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Kurt W. Rotthoff as new Contributor at The Sports Economist

I am happy to join the great group of Sports Economists that post here at The Sports Economist. A day

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The Most Interesting College Football Offseason Ever?

As a long time college football fan, the past few months have to be the most interesting off season I

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Chizik "A Good Buy Right Now"?

Lately, the hiring of Gene Chizik for the head football coaching job at Auburn generated a ton of (mostly negative)

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Tennessee Trouble

The fact that college athletics has a salary cap on players = $0 forces schools to use non-pecuniary means to

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Revenue Sharing and Salary Caps: Will the NFL End Up Like the Big XII?

Many folks point to the NFL revenue sharing system and its salary cap as the determinants behind the more-or-less balanced

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It's Still Good to Be the Cupcake

I've written before on cupcakes in college football (see here as well). You know the cupcake. The team expected to

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