Showing posts with category "finance"

Financial Fun Facts: The Economic Impact of NCAA March Madness

March Madness is almost here, and it’s one of the most fun and exciting sporting events of the year.

August 18, 2022
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finance

Weekend Wrapup

Quite a weekend in sports economics...

August 16, 2022
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finance

Edmonton Arena Deal Finalized

The Edmonton City Council passed a bill yesterday authorizing a package amounting to $480 million in funding for construction of a new arena in downtown

August 17, 2022
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canada

Is Reliant Stadium Debt Really Junk?

The Houston Chronicle reports:

August 18, 2022
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finance

Trouble in Dallas?

No, this post is not about PacMan. Looks like the credit market problems are starting to affect stadium construction projects. According to an article in the

August 11, 2022
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finance

The Rate of Return on Sports Franchises

Over on Newmark's Door, economist Craig Newmark discusses a recent New York Times article by Joe Nocera about why bad team owners want to own professional

August 13, 2022
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finance

Move over Hollywood Gaming is Taking Over

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has caused social gatherings to become nonessential, influenced restaurants to close down, and triggered movie theaters to

August 17, 2022
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finance

Watch Out, NHL!

An article in today's New York Times claims that the top professional hockey league in Russia, the Superliga, plans to challenge the supremacy of the NHL as

August 9, 2022
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finance