Showing posts with category "college basketball"

Corruption in college basketball - a result of not using the price system to allocate player talent

Like most other fans of college sports, particularly the money sports of football and mens' basketball, I have grown accustomed to the sporadic scandals that

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

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 can remember.  Here are a few of the highlights (or

February 16, 2022
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conference realignment

Why Do People Use VPN Services?

Internet users are taking advantage of VPN (Virtual Private Network) services for many different purposes in this digital era.

February 16, 2022
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technology

The Media and Sports Royalty

The web buzzed this morning over John Calipari's remarks concerning Duke's flopping, USA Today, Huffington, ...

February 16, 2022
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media

NCAA: Posturing and Power-Grabbing

Phil's post offers an analytical view of the  sanctions imposed on Penn State regarding the Sandusky affair.  I'm going straight to polemics.  While a number

February 16, 2022
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ncaa

Of Coaches and Kings -- Connecting Sean Payton to Joe Paterno

In the aftermath of the Penn State scandal, references to Joe Paterno as emperor or king abounded.  The recently released Freeh Report details and comments on

February 16, 2022
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general

NCAA Conference Realignment Update

The other shoe has dropped.  Friday night, the ACC had 12 members; by Sunday morning it had 14, completing the partial 2005 pillaging of the Big East by

February 16, 2022
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antitrust

The Use of the Two-Part Tariff in College Ticket Pricing

I've written before that when you look at how college athletic department officials make business decisions, they act a lot like their professional

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Texas A&M Stays in "Varsity's" Shadow

"The eyes of Texas are upon you", that's the song they sing so well

February 16, 2022
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college football

College Football Doping Scandal

College football is a big business these days.  Teams generate tens of millions of dollars of revenue every season, and for top players, a lucrative professional football contract worth millions of...

February 16, 2022
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canada

March Madness: O Canada Version

The second round game between Syracuse and Gonzaga today has an interesting sub-plot:  a lot of Canadians will be on the floor.  Syracuse guard Andy

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Accounting Madness

In an article today on CNN.com, the normally quite sharp Chris Isidore, a senior writer for CNNMoney, perpetuates one of the most enduring myths in sports

February 16, 2022
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college basketball