Showing posts with category "nhl"

Revenue Sharing and Salary Caps: Will the NFL End Up Like the Big XII?

Many folks point to the NFL revenue sharing system and its salary cap as the determinants behind the more-or-less balanced competition between the teams.

February 16, 2022
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big 12

Government Complaint Against Rod Blagojevich Regarding Public Funding for the Cubs

Rarely do we see the behind-the-scenes maneuvers when it comes to government and the sports business, but this arrest of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has

February 16, 2022
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public funding

The Shining Stars of the NHL

Over the years the NHL has thrown us all some seriously fine sporting moments.

February 16, 2022
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nhl

Interest In The NFL Will Skyrocket This Season

Professional football will benefit from the increasing number of states that have legalized sports betting

February 16, 2022
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nfl

Luol Deng: Basketball's $125 Million Real Estate Magnate

Current NBA Basketball Player Louol Deng moonlights as a real estate magnate with a $125 Million fortune solely from investments. This is how Deng did it.

February 16, 2022
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nba

"Trade the Saints to Minneapolis for the Timberwolves"

John Spry, an economist with St. Thomas University in the Twin Cities, has written an opinion piece that appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.  In it, he

February 16, 2022
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sports and the economy

Spring Training

The Sports Business Journal recently published "Clubs give winter homes a branding boost" about the partnership between MLB franchises and their spring

February 16, 2022
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doping

NBA on NHL Path, Not NFL

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

February 16, 2022
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bargaining

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
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nfl

Oriole Park - success story for whom?

There are two stories related to Oriole Park at Camden Yards in the Baltimore press. A common thread in the stories is the lease the Orioles signed with the

February 16, 2022
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marketing

"As Stadiums Vanish, Their Debt Lives On"

Ken Belson digs into the financial legacy of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in today's New York Times.  In short, it's a money loser, with $266 million in

February 16, 2022
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stadium subsidies

Quick Notes & Links

The NHL is thumping its chest over an excellent season for business.  Says Commissioner Gary Bettman, ""By whatever method of measurement you want to use --

February 16, 2022
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college football