Showing posts with category "nhl"

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

Canadian Hockey, Sex, and My Golf Game

Related to Skip's post, how much happiness was generated in Canada by Sunday's hockey victory?

February 16, 2022
tags
2010 winter olympics

Portugal's Hangover

Portugal hosted Euro 2004, a fantastic tournament with a surprise winner in Greece. But as the financial crisis unfolds, some Portugese feel a tinge of regret

February 16, 2022
tags
european football

Glendale Bailing Out the Coyotes

How can I get in on this action?

February 16, 2022
tags
bailout

The NHL: Totals, Averages, and Marginals

From an article in the Trono Star,

February 16, 2022
tags
nhl

If It's Broke, Why Not Fix It?

While spending the fall semester on the West Coast, I attended the MPSF Water Polo championships. (MPSF stands for Mountain Pacific Sports Federation -- a

February 16, 2022
tags
incetives

Taking It On the Chin Again

Longtime readers of EZDzine may recall that I have taken my fair share of abuse from the print media in the past. I have been a critic of

February 16, 2022
tags
economic impact

The Weak Dollar and Franchise Values

The US dollar has depreciated significantly against other currencies over the past several years. Currency depreciation has a differential effect on an

February 16, 2022
tags
franchise values

What are the Shades of sporting success?

Colour psychology is something that has been researched for decades and theories say that colour does in fact influence perceptions and behaviourisms. It is

February 15, 2022
tags
sports and the economy

The Rate of Return on Sports Franchises

Over on Newmark's Door, economist Craig Newmark discusses a recent New York Times article by Joe Nocera about why bad team owners want to own professional

February 15, 2022
tags
finance

"Carnival-like monstrosity"

The Marlins beat the Cubs 5-2 last night, spoiling another good effort by Ryan Dempster.  Dempster, who hurt himself with a throwing error in the game, is now

February 15, 2022
tags
baseball

Progressive Field Becomes Winter Sports Field

The Cleveland Indians are getting ready to open a skating track and 10-lane snow tubing hill at Progressive Field during the offseason.

February 15, 2022
tags
economic development