Showing posts with category "ncaa college sports"

Tax Exemptions and Subsidies for Athletic Facilities Face Opposition in Minnesota

From my local paper (The Mankato Free Press):

February 16, 2022
tags
general

Is an exit fee a barrier to entry?

The big news out of the ACC is that Noitre Dame has been unanimously voted in as a member of the conference... in every sport but football (of course) and

February 16, 2022
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college sports

Monopsony, Legislators, and Subsidies

Competition is a good thing, right? So why not allow the various communities within your state to compete with one another to attract a big business?

February 16, 2022
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stadium subsidies

March Madness: O Canada Version

The second round game between Syracuse and Gonzaga today has an interesting sub-plot:  a lot of Canadians will be on the floor.  Syracuse guard Andy

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Accounting Madness

In an article today on CNN.com, the normally quite sharp Chris Isidore, a senior writer for CNNMoney, perpetuates one of the most enduring myths in sports

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

NCAA Men's Basketball Postseason Roundup

March Madness is upon us again.  This year, the men's college basketball postseason features some interesting economic madness across the board.

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Another College Football Player Takes a Stab at the NCAA

Former Arizona State and University of Nebraska quarterback Sam Keller has sued EA Sports and the NCAA for using players' names and likenesses (HT Aaron

February 16, 2022
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monopsony

More March Madness!

Remember the good old days when there were only two postseason men's college basketball tournaments? Things were simple then. If your bubble popped, you

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Sweet Lew's Sweet Compensation Package

Major college athletic programs are run in ways that are very similar their professional brethren. They compete in markets for top talent (except that in

February 15, 2022
tags
ncaa; college sports

Should the NCAA Expand Its Men's Tourney?

The NCAA is considering expanding its men's basketball tournament from 65 to 96 teams. According to Joe Walljasper, the last time the tournament expanded was

February 15, 2022
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men's basketball tournament

Frustrated With the Big XII Bowl Selection Process?

"Frustrated." "Slighted." "Snubbed." Those awords describe the feelings many Missouri fans, adminstrators, players, and coaches have towards Mizzou's

February 15, 2022
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bcs

Yanks Slash Ticket Prices

WhoDaThunkIt.com?

February 15, 2022
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mlb