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Soccer, and Hell Freezing Over

A couple of weeks ago, my undergraduate seminar engaged in a discussion of Michael Allen Gillespie's excellent essay "Players and

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Wake Me Up When We Play Algeria

2-2 vs. Slovenia, and whew!  That was the most thrilling tie in American history.  We're still alive!! As for the

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Tension between Winning and Costs: Brazil Edition

The UEFA European Football (Soccer) Championship kicks-offs tonight...but those who claim that this tournament is tougher to win than the

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Mega-Events in Developing Nations

South Africa has spent at least $6 billion in preparations for this summer's World Cup. How can a poor but

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Another Government Review of Australian Soccer

Last week, Australian government Minister for Sport, Senator Mark Arbib announced another Australian government review in to the affairs of

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Applying Economics Research

First off, Congrats to Richard Thaler for winning the Nobel Prize in Economics!   Another piece of useful research that

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World Cup Bid 2018/2022

Stephen J. Dubner blogged about a report I wrote about the 2018/2022 World Cup bid a group of Americans has

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Football vs. Football

While the United States is focused this week on the Super Bowl, a report released today by the consulting firm

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HOW MLS IS EMERGING AND HOW THE LEAGUE ATTRACTS SOME OF THE BIGGEST FOOTBALL PLAYERS

The sudden surge in popularity and sporadic growth of Major League Soccer (MLS) is without controversy one of the shocking

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