Showing posts with category "general"

New Curling Blog

Back in February, I posted a diatribe on both EZDzine and The Eclectic Econoclast about the poor deal that the Canadian Curling Association made

November 24, 2022
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The New Deal

Peter Angelos and Major League Baseball have reached a deal regarding compensation for the move of Les Expos to our fair nation's capital. MLB and Angelos

November 24, 2022
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The Minors, Basketball Style

The National Basketball Developmental League is expanding.

November 25, 2022
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Tournament Structure (More Wasted Time!)

In the spirit of contributing to the economic drain from the NCAA Tournament that Skip noted, I wanted to consider its structure. This year has been the

November 25, 2022
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Paris' Olympic Bid

Paris officials are bidding for the 2012 Olympic games and their bid has a novel slant to it. From the Los Angeles Times (membership required):

November 26, 2022
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Permanent or Transitory Demand Shocks from Labor Disputes

As I mentioned in a previous post, strikes are weapons wielded by unions that are designed to impose costs on firms and lockouts are weapons yielded by firms

November 27, 2022
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Hockey: We Had to Bomb the Village to Save It

People from my generation will remember the subtitle of this posting as a quote from LBJ or General Westmoreland or somebody during the Vietnam era. We hooted

November 27, 2022
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A Reluctant Belichick Admirer

Bill Belichick can really coach. Sure, that's hardly news, but for me, it is an admission into which I grudgingly arrived last season. I don’t pull for Boston

December 1, 2022
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Clemens Signs for $18m.

Co-blogger Phil Miller posted earlier that because Clemens and the Houston Astros were so far apart in their arbitration offers, it was likely they would end

November 29, 2022
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Thanksgiving Potpourri

A couple of items to ponder while digesting your turkey and stuffing:

November 30, 2022
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Private Ownership in Australian Rugby?

Will the rugby union 'elite' overcome their history and start selling equity in rugby union Super 14 franchises in Australia?

November 29, 2022
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Racism Behind Lack of NBA Interest?

The NBA's popularity vaulted during the 1980s and 1990s with Bird as MVP but also with Moses, Magic, Michael, Charles, David, Hakeem, and Karl -- all African American.

November 30, 2022
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