Showing posts with category "ncaa college sports"

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

September 28, 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. For the second year in a row,

September 30, 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

October 2, 2022
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monopsony

College Basketball Referee Compensation

John Feinstein has an interesting column in today's Washington Post about David Hall, a college basketball referee. Sports officiating, even at the elite

September 27, 2022
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compensation

Southern Football

I apologize for this posting - it is really a comment on the earlier post by Brian about the Wall Street Journal article explaining the rise to dominance of

October 3, 2022
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college football

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

October 5, 2022
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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

September 28, 2022
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men's basketball tournament

Stanford May Cut Back in Athletics

From the AP (via a Sports Blog twitter)

September 29, 2022
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ncaa; college sports

Financial Problems at UC Berkeley

And it has nothing to do with the sorry state of the State Budget.  I got an interesting cold call yesterday from a faculty member at UC Berkeley.  He is a

October 3, 2022
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general

Report: Lower Ticket Prices for Women's Basketball is Due to Institutional Sexism

From the Chronicle of Higher Ed.:

September 26, 2022
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college basketball

NCAA World Evolving but Toward What?

As Skip reminded readers in his recent pieces on realignment, the current drama fits into a larger historical framework. I thought it useful to review some of

September 27, 2022
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general

Kurt W. Rotthoff as new Contributor at EZDzine

I am happy to join the great group of Sports Economists that post here at EZDzine. A day before I wrote my first post, someone had brought to my

September 27, 2022
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ncaa