Showing posts with category "mlb"

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

Indian Premier League Spend/thrift

The 2011 Indian Premier League cricketer auction took place on the weekend. This event is a fascinating economic exercise on so many levels, and not just

February 16, 2022
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cricket

Ticket Prices and Team Quality

The Kansas City Royals have raised ticket prices for next season by 15%. This announcement comes on the heels of another not-so stellar season. It also comes

February 16, 2022
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elasticity of demand

MLB Lockout Set to Delay Start of the Season: This Is How You Cope

If you are a keen baseball fan, then you might know all about the union dispute between the players and the MLB league that has led to a lockdown that has brought major league baseball to a halt.Th...

February 16, 2022
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mlb

Racial Profiling in MLB and the NHL

As noted previously here at TSE, the MLB Players Association has come out in oppostion to the recently passed immigration law in Arizona amid concerns about

February 16, 2022
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general

Motocross: Your Questions Answered

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

February 16, 2022
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race

The Future of American Legion Baseball Due to Covid-19

My oldest son played American Legion baseball this summer.  It was our first experience with it and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of play overall.

February 16, 2022
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baseball

Does Baseball’s Salary Arbitration Process Reduce Player Performance and Weaken Player-Club Relationships?

Guest Post by John Budd

February 16, 2022
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arbitration

Call for Papers for Missouri Valley Economics Association

Michael Davis of Missouri University of Science and Technology and I are arranging North American Association of Sports Economists (NAASE) - affiliated sports

February 16, 2022
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academia

Why MLBPA Slow to Protect Non-Users?

Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun surpised the baseball world this week by admitting his use of steroids and accepting a suspension.  Of course, after failing a

February 16, 2022
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mlb

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

February 16, 2022
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mlb

MLB Umps: Evaluated but not Incentivized

The egregiously poor call against in the Yankees-Orioles game when Mark Texeira slid into first base throws attention back on to several issues with MLB

February 16, 2022
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mlb