Showing posts with category "mlb"

The Importance of Essays in Higher Education and in The World

We understand the value of words in our society today. Written words add significant value to our lives and improve the distillation and dissemination of communication.

September 15, 2021
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Education

"Yankee Premium" Updates

In 2005 I explored the "Yankee Premium, how much of the Yankee payroll reflected a revenue advantage relative to the rest of baseball and how much reflected the ability of NYY players to negotiate away the revenue advantage into their own pockets. Here's an update for 2009 salary data where I match Yankee players with players from other teams whose productivity are "in the neighborhood" of the Yankee. The question is, what is the pay rate of a comparable players in terms of production and freedom of movement. I'm not using any sophisticated matching technique, so there's plenty of room […]

August 6, 2021
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MLB

How To Make Money On Fantasy Sports Leagues

Some people love to take big risks by playing a football card or putting some other sports bets on a book. It can be fun and exciting, but it can also be devastating if the losses keep adding up.

April 27, 2021
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sports

MLB's new killer app

Baseball has always been different than the other professional sports because local TV revenues are so large. They're large because they can provide a great deal of content to broadcasters -- 162 games in MLB versus 16 professional football games. But now we learn that one broadcasting stream that has equal revenue distribution in baseball is internet broadcasting. The most successful, and most valuable, franchise in baseball in the last few years isn't the New York Yankees or their rivals, the Boston Red Sox. It's Major League Baseball Advanced Media, which is worth more than those two deep pocket teams […]

March 13, 2021
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Uncategorized

Looking for a rewarding career? These vocations can help you reach out to others

Is your career feeling a little stunted? Are you one of those people who love to help others?

October 10, 2020
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Career

4 Best Muscle Recovery Tips for Athletes

As an athlete getting better, faster, and stronger is understandably your top priority.

September 10, 2020
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sports

Interest In The NFL Will Skyrocket This Season

Professional football will benefit from the increasing number of states that have legalized sports betting

September 10, 2020
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NFL

Tips for Organizing a Vacation

Going on a vacation is an extremely fun and relaxing time. However, planning and organizing a vacation can actually be quite stressful, and it can easily cause you a few headaches.

June 19, 2020
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travel

The Only 3 Ways to Win at Sports Betting

Everyone wants to win. Being successful at something, regardless of what it is, makes us feel good and usually comes with a certain set of benefits.

June 6, 2020
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sports betting

Motocross: Your Questions Answered

So, your kid wants to get involved in motocross racing.

May 12, 2020
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race

CBD for Athletes: Top 7 Things You Should Know

The more cannabidiol research comes out, the more it seems that this non-psychoactive cannabinoid could be an effective treatment for just about everything. As veterans of the CBD industry, we’ve heard thousands of customer stories that clearly indicate that using CBD to improve athletic performance and recovery may be highly worthwhile. Learn more about the basics of CBD and how you can use this natural, plant-based compound as part of your plan to improve every aspect of your athletic endeavors. 1. What Is CBD Oil Good For? Scientists have discovered that CBD may be an effective tool for treating dozens […]

May 12, 2020
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health

Steroid Use and HOF Debate Heats Up

This afternoon, MLB.com posted the results of this year's Hall of Fame balloting.  This has been an ongoing interest of mine partly because of the hotly debated views on steroid use on TSE as well as the lingering question as to how much people (fans, media, ...) care about steroid use.  I don't know that HOF voters reflect fan interest all that closely, but the HOF voters care about the taint of steroids.  Two players who were at one time certain first balloters, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, both received about 36 percent (I would like to know who voted […]

May 12, 2020
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MLB