Showing posts with category "arbitration"

Morocco lost the Cup of Nations over irrational fears about Ebola

(Co-authored by Ann Sheehy, Department of Biology, College of the Holy Cross.)

February 16, 2022
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general

Ticket Prices and Team Quality

The Kansas City Royals have raised ticket prices for next season by 15%. This announcement comes on the heels of another not-so stellar season. It also comes

February 16, 2022
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elasticity of demand

MLB Lockout Set to Delay Start of the Season: This Is How You Cope

If you are a keen baseball fan, then you might know all about the union dispute between the players and the MLB league that has led to a lockdown that has brought major league baseball to a halt.Th...

February 16, 2022
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mlb

The Future of American Legion Baseball Due to Covid-19

My oldest son played American Legion baseball this summer.  It was our first experience with it and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of play overall.

February 16, 2022
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baseball

Does Baseball’s Salary Arbitration Process Reduce Player Performance and Weaken Player-Club Relationships?

Guest Post by John Budd

February 16, 2022
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arbitration

Call for Papers for Missouri Valley Economics Association

Michael Davis of Missouri University of Science and Technology and I are arranging North American Association of Sports Economists (NAASE) - affiliated sports

February 16, 2022
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academia

The World is Not Enough

Ryan Jazayerli at Grantland offers a thorough and insightful survey of the demise of the Astros in "Rock Bottom in H-Town." Many turns to the story -- hiring

February 16, 2022
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major league baseball

RIP Thomas Roberts

Thomas Roberts, the arbitrator who found MLB teams had colluded in the free agent market in the mid 1980's (and who was fired twice by MLB), has passed. From

February 16, 2022
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arbitration

Anthony Rizzo's Call Up: Was the Timing a Good Signal for Cubs Fans?

The man that many consider the Cubs top prospect, slugging first baseman Anthony Rizzo, made his Cubs debut Tuesday against the Mets.  Prior to that, he had

February 16, 2022
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arbitration

Arduous Arbitration

It's getting to be arbitration time in baseball. Each year a set of players and teams negotiate under the threat that a third party (a panel of three

February 16, 2022
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arbitration

Is Kobe Like Mike?

Also posted at WagesofWins.com

February 16, 2022
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general

Arbitration in Burress' Future

In a case that somewhat reminded me of the Terrell Owens case in 2005, Plaxico Burress has been suspended by the NFL's NY Giants for, among other things,

February 15, 2022
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arbitration