Showing posts with category "baseball"

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

Congratulations to the Rockies

While many pundits expound on the Mets' phenomenal collapse and the Phillies' race to the top of the NL East, few had paid much attention to the rise of the

February 16, 2022
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colorado rockies

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

Running Drills To Improve Your Speed in Sports

There is no doubt that sports are incredibly popular. In addition to watching sports and playing sports-related video games, you also have sports memorabilia collecting and Sports Card Auctions, wh...

February 16, 2022
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sports economics

Avoid a sports injury and stay in the game with these safety tips

When it comes to sports, it's easy for passion to turn into overzealous behavior. Whether it's the roar of the crowd, the possibility of beating your personal best, or a tense atmosphere between tw...

February 16, 2022
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sports economics

A Guide to the British Air Rifle Championships

A chance for competitive air rifle shooters to come together from across the globe and take part in one of the sport’s premier competitions. Find out more here!

February 16, 2022
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sports economics

The Desire To Win

Let’s face it. A life in sports is exhilarating and fun, but we all know that it is challenging and exhausting at the same time. All competitive athletes see this fact.

February 16, 2022
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baseball

Fun Facts About New York Yankees Jerseys

Most baseball fans are familiar with the classic Yankee greats like Derek Jeter, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, and Yogi Berra.

February 16, 2022
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baseball

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

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

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.  Of course, after failing a

February 16, 2022
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mlb

"Who Scores Games by Hand Anymore?"

The NYTimes has an article about keeping score at baseball games.

February 16, 2022
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baseball