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How We Develop Basketball Talent

Today's WSJ has a review of the book, Play Their Hearts Out, by SI reporter George Dohrman.  The book examines

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Inter Milan 3 Manchester City 0

I attended the Inter Milan-Manchester City "friendly" last night at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Here is an article describing

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An Inside Look At The Premier League's most profitable team

We recently examined some research by sports journalist Adam Drury who reported on Premier League betting data to chart each

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Risky Girls?

This news article in Popular Science caught my eye: “Girl soccer players are five times more likely to return to

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Brazil Bleg

Bitter football enemies Argentina and Brazil (combined 7-time World Champions) square-off yet again in a friendly next Wednesday.  The match

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Make or Buy?

Barcelona or Real Madrid?  Barcelona makes them.  Real Madrid buys them.  It's a matter of degree of course, but I

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The Impact Of Managerial Change On Performance: The Role Of Team Heterogeneity

“When a key responsibility of a manager is to allocate more or less attractive tasks, subordinates have an incentive to

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Including the World in the World Cup

Chuck Blazer, an American and North America's representive to the FIFA executive committee has blasted the committee's decision to not

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Not a Good Performance Evaluation

The AP headline is:  "US soccer pres: We failed to meet expectations."  There's not much else in the story, apart

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FIFA: Money, Control, or Both

After goals not given, diving, low scoring, reds for nothing, penalties overlooked, ... of the World Cup, arguably the strongest

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Superb World Cup 'Selection Bias' Example

For all those economics professors and tutors out there who struggle to explain the crucial concept of ‘selection bias’, a

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Decline of Portsmouth... and the English PL

News reports in England imply that Portsmouth Football Club of the English Premier League, perhaps the richest league in world

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