Showing posts with category "nfl"

NBA on NHL Path, Not NFL

John Chick from Canada's CBC sports nailed the NBA lockout situation:

February 16, 2022
tags
bargaining

The economic wisdom of Ray Lewis (updated)

No, the title is not a typo. In this interview for ESPN, Lewis claims that,

February 16, 2022
tags
general

NFL Even MORE Competitively Balanced than We Thought

With the NFL regular season having reached its (customarily gripping) climax moments ago, sports economists will take note, as usual, of the within-season

February 16, 2022
tags
competitive balance

Chizik-Auburn Marriage Made in Heaven (or Roulette Wheel)

Two years ago, I dissed the hiring of Gene Chizik by Auburn.  I didn't predict failure but highlighted how poorly his track record fit the hiring of a

February 16, 2022
tags
manager efficiency

Young-McNabb, Fisher-Shanahan, and Media Inconsistency

Most NFL writers trashed Vince Young's after his shoulder-pad throwing, walking out on Jeff Fisher blowup on Sunday.  The grilling ranged from moderate such

February 16, 2022
tags
nfl

American Needle Decision 9-0

The Supreme Court ruled on the American Needle Case yesterday.  In a unanimous 9-0 decision, the court ruled that, when it comes to licensed merchandise, the

February 16, 2022
tags
antitrust

(Ir)rational Reading

I was halfway through a draft post on some recent books when I read Brian Goff's recent entry 'LeBron "Stumbling on Losses"'. Brian has highlighted some of

February 16, 2022
tags
general

Stadium Issue in Santa Clara

The San Francisco 49ers and the Santa Clara City Council have negotiated a deal whereby the NFL franchise will get a new $937 million stadium with seating for

February 16, 2022
tags
stadium subsidies

The Baltimore Charm

It's official. The Baltimore expansion franchise in the LFL, Lingerie Football League for the uninformed, will be called the Baltimore Charm. For those

February 16, 2022
tags
demand for football

Seeding in Grand Slams

The Australian Open concluded on the weekend. The Swiss master Roger Federer prevailed in three sets (6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11)) against the Scot, Andy Murray; while

February 16, 2022
tags
competitive balance

American Needle v. NFL Oral Arguments

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the American Needle v. National Football League case yesterday. The central issue in the case, whether or not the

February 16, 2022
tags
antitrust

No More Super Bowls in Miami?

A story in today's Boston Herald reports that posted prices for Super Bowl tickets range from $2,000 to $5,000 in the secondary market.

February 16, 2022
tags
stadium renovations