Showing posts with category "college football"

The Higher they Climb, the Harder they Fall: Joe Gruden’s comments, and hat they mean for the Former Buccaneers Coach

Sometimes when we look at professional sportspeople or coaches, we often forget that they are real, normal people.

February 16, 2022
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coaches

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

What do you need to know about Megapari?

Everything you need to know about Megapari. Get all the information about Megapari India and be aware of all its news and features.

February 16, 2022
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general

Rinkonomics, Ultimate Frisbeeconomics, and Spontaneous Order

Can sports be played without referees?  Can life be lived without "referees?"  Ultimate Frisbee is often played without officials, but why not other, more

February 16, 2022
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economics

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

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

"As Stadiums Vanish, Their Debt Lives On"

Ken Belson digs into the financial legacy of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in today's New York Times.  In short, it's a money loser, with $266 million in

February 16, 2022
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stadium subsidies

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

Quick Notes & Links

The NHL is thumping its chest over an excellent season for business.  Says Commissioner Gary Bettman, ""By whatever method of measurement you want to use --

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