Showing posts with category "salary cap"

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.

August 11, 2022
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big 12

Uncapped Season Begins in NFL

Do you feel a bit more uninhibited this morning? In a free-wheeling mood? A lot of NFL front office types do, because as of 12:01am, the NFL entered territory

August 17, 2022
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collective bargaining

AFL-AFLPA CBA negotiations drag on as Grand Final approaches

As key trigger dates for unilateral termination approach, the most recent round of offers in the collective bargaining negotiations between the Australian

August 13, 2022
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australian football league

An Economist's Quick Thoughts on the LeBron James Decision

LeBron James is catching a torrent of criticism over his decision to leave his "hometown team", the Cleveland Cavaliers, for the Miami Heat.  As an economist,

August 9, 2022
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nba

Melbourne Storm Stripped of Two Premierships, Fined $1.6m for Cheating National Rugby League Salary Cap

Integrity.

August 11, 2022
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rules

Franchise tag economics

The NFL is approaching the deadline after which players become free agents, and are able to negotiate with other teams. The salary cap puts teams in the

August 17, 2022
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labor markets