Showing posts with category "economic impact"

Where to Play Disc Golf in Philadelphia

If you're looking to play disc golf in Philadelphia their are many great courses but one stands out the most

January 3, 2022
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golf

Best Ways to Recover After a Big Workout

One of the most important aspects of getting the most out of your workout is ensuring you are recovering properly after.

December 1, 2021
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fitness

Accessible Premier League Stadiums

Just like every other spectator of the league. Premier League stadiums come in all shapes and sizes.

November 26, 2021
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stadiums

Everything You Need To Know Before The 2021 Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is the richest handicap race run on turf over 3200m in the world of racing but it is also so much more.

October 26, 2021
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horse racing

Brendan Mullin the Rugby Player and The Heist

Rugby would arrive on the sports scene before 1830. It is a fantastic game that would be tied to a place called Rugby, England. Most people are not aware that Rugby is an actual place in England! Someone who was attending a school in Rugby, Ellis, was playing soccer. He did something interesting and instead of moving the ball with his legs, he picked it up and kept running. Everyone was bewildered for a minute. They wondered what was going on and wanted to ensure to deal with the situation. This is what would start a movement. The movement of […]

September 29, 2021
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sports

Economic woes for the sports business in Baltimore

The Baltimore Sun had a front page article this morning devoted to the impact of the general economic decline on the fortunes of the Orioles and the Ravens. There is also a bit of discussion about the prospects for the proposed downtown arena project. Here's one tidbit from the article: "It's kind of like booze and movies," said John Moag, founder of Moag & Co., a Baltimore-based investment banking firm that specializes in sports. "Psychologically, people do not want to give it up." A recent study by Moag's firm found attendance and franchise values went up during the bear markets […]

August 6, 2021
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NBA

Overstating King James' Impact on the Cleveland Economy

Meghan Barr, an AP correspondent from Cleveland, needs a lesson in economics in this article about LeBron James. "James has been with Cleveland since he was drafted in 2003 but now is at the center of a high-profile pursuit by several NBA teams. The Cavs can offer him a longer and more lucrative contract under league rules, but other teams are trying to convince him that they are his ticket to the championships that have so far eluded him. James has helped inject untold millions into Cleveland's economy. His team, which had an average home attendance of about 11,500 the […]

August 6, 2021
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economic impact

Seattle Supersonics Trial - Do economists' opinions vary?

I apologize for the length of this post at the outset. Given the interpretations and spins put on the testimony of Andy Zimbalist and Brad Humphreys regarding the economic impact of the Supersonics by the lawyers and the press, I feel it necessary to be clear on a few issues. From comment #141037 we get this: "Overall, I'm thinking the economist's testimony is gonna get tossed out the window since they all contradict one another." Here is Paul Lawrence, lead attorney for the city of Seattle responding to a question about the case in the Seattle Times being a battle […]

August 6, 2021
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economic impact

How to Get Free Bets & Other Betting Bonuses

Whether you are a serious gambler or just enjoy a casual flutter on any sport, the likelihood is you have been awarded a free bet or other recent sign up related bonus from your bookmaker. A free bet is typically a token and can usually be selected before placing a bet instead of using real funds from the account.

July 6, 2021
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gambling

Buy Essay Papers

Essay writing is not an essay task. That is, from time-consuming to research.

November 21, 2020
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Education

Choosing the right soccer cleats

As a soccer athlete, there are a lot of aspects that go into your success on the field. These include things like the right lifestyle and proper training. But people often overlook how important the right shoes are for the game. Without the right shoes, you are going to be facing a definitive disadvantage every time you go out to practise or play. It's very much analogous to constantly having to run a bit uphill. Slight differences in quality can really make or break your game at that clutch moment. It's also very important to analyze which cleat is the […]

October 20, 2020
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sports economics

The Cost of COVID-19 to Pro Sports in the USA

Reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks. Photo by: Keith Allison (Flickr). A $100 billion a year industry, professional sports is just one of many businesses in the United States that is feeling the economic crunch of the COVID-19 outbreak. Industry analysts are estimating that across the board, pro sports will lose approximately $12 billion due to the many shutdowns caused by the coronavirus. Those numbers will grow exponentially higher if the NFL and NCAA football seasons are also impacted by the virus. A full NFL season played without fans in the stands could cost the league as […]

September 24, 2020
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sports economics