Showing posts with category "general"

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

Announcing the New Quebec City Arena...

Big news out of Quebec today.  The Province of Quebec and the Quebec City government announced formal plans to build a new arena in Quebec City.  The new

February 16, 2022
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canada

What to do if you’ve been injured in a sporting accident

As you might expect, sports injury claims are common. Whether your chosen sport involves a ball, a puck, fast cars on a track or padded gloves in a ring, over

February 16, 2022
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legal

Irrational Expectations on Draft Day

From Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution:

February 16, 2022
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general

Markets in Everything - Sports Style

I borrowed the title of this post from the good folks at Marginal Revolution. From the San Francisco Business Journal:

February 16, 2022
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general

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

Wrestling with the cricket crisis

Cricket is played at the highest level by ten "test match" nations - India, Australia, England, South Africa, West Indies, Pakistan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka,

February 16, 2022
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general

Indian Premier League Cricket - Player Auction

Cricket is a game of many forms. At the international level, there is Test Cricket (5 days, theoretically 450 overs for the match and two innings per team),

February 16, 2022
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general

The European Parliament’s vision for football

The European Parliament has now adopted a resolution on the future of football in Europe. The underlying text is worth a read, if you are interested in how

February 16, 2022
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general

Dennis Green and I on the San Diego Chargers - KUSI, San Diego

San Diego television station KUSI will be showing a 1-hour program regarding the future of the San Diego Chargers in San Diego. I recently did a point-counter

February 16, 2022
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general

Weekend Wrapup

Quite a weekend in sports economics...

February 16, 2022
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finance

From Moneyball to Blind Side

Michael Lewis writes some interesting books on the sporting labour market. Moneyball has been widely discussed, The Blind Side less so. In The Blind Side,

February 16, 2022
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general