Showing posts with category "ncaa college sports football"

Two Observations on the Mark Mangino Settlement with KU

The University of Kansas has released the details of the settlement it reached with former football coach Mark Mangino.

February 15, 2022
tags
ncaa; college sports; consumer economics

Will the Big 10 Raid the Big XII? An Exercise in Club Theory

Sports leagues can be thought of as clubs. To enter any club, permission must be obtained from the incumbents, which means a sufficient number of them must be

February 15, 2022
tags
expansion

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
tags
bcs

College Coaches Running up the Score: Responding to Incentives

From Pat Forde at ESPN:

February 15, 2022
tags
ncaa; college sports; football

Al Roth on the BCS

Here's Al Roth at Market Design:

February 15, 2022
tags
ncaa; college sports; football

Chizik "A Good Buy Right Now"?

Lately, the hiring of Gene Chizik for the head football coaching job at Auburn generated a ton of (mostly negative) buzz. Charles Barkley's comments about

February 15, 2022
tags
ncaa; college sports; football

The Beast of the East: NFL News

Previewing the NFC's East division for the upcoming NFL season

February 15, 2022
tags
nfl

More on the Economics of Bowl Games

Inside Higher Ed reports that a number of teams participating in bowl games will not be taking the marching band, as well as reducing the number of

February 15, 2022
tags
bowl games

Winners and Losers in College Bowl Games

It's well-known that in terms of accounting entries, many college athletic departments lose money. Some economists have questioned whether the expense and

February 15, 2022
tags
bcs

San Antonio Wants an MLS Franchise

From the Kansas City Star:

February 15, 2022
tags
general

Harsh Punishments, but No Death Penalty, for Penn State

The NCAA has hit Penn State with harsh penalties as punishment for the Jerry Sandusky case.  Penn State is put on probation for 5 years, is banned from bowl games for 4, loses numerous scholarships...

May 12, 2020
tags
college football

Football and University Priorities

At Northeastern, a private university in Boston, the college football model wasn't working very well.  Expenses averaged $3.5 million, and attendance was just 1,600 fans per game from a student bod...

May 12, 2020
tags
college football