Showing posts with category "ticket demand"

Congratulations to the Rockies

While many pundits expound on the Mets' phenomenal collapse and the Phillies' race to the top of the NL East, few had paid much attention to the rise of the

February 16, 2022
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colorado rockies

MLB Umps: Evaluated but not Incentivized

The egregiously poor call against in the Yankees-Orioles game when Mark Texeira slid into first base throws attention back on to several issues with MLB

February 16, 2022
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mlb

Faking = Cheating? The Curious Case of Derek Jeter

As anyone other than the home plate umpire watching Wednesday night could easily determine, both from the loud "doink" of the ball hitting the bat as well as

February 16, 2022
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baseball

The Use of the Two-Part Tariff in College Ticket Pricing

I've written before that when you look at how college athletic department officials make business decisions, they act a lot like their professional

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Fans as Inputs

After last night's Twins/Tigers game - helluva game, no? - the announcers for TBS mentioned that the fans played a big part in the Twins win. 54,000 Twins

February 16, 2022
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profit-maximization

Baseball Teams to Use Airline Pricing Model

From Darren Rovell:

February 16, 2022
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ticket demand

The Title IX Grim Reaper

A follow-up to Phil Miller's May 13 post, Arizona State Eliminates Three Sports. When I saw this, I wondered what lay behind the decision. Past investigation

February 16, 2022
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college sports

Ticket Scalping in Missouri - Now It's Legal

In Missouri, ticket scalping at prices above face value is now legal..

February 16, 2022
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ticket demand

I'll Have What He's Having: Curious Contract Provisions in the NCAA

The job of a sports agent is to get the best contract terms for his/her client. The best/most notorious is Scott Boras, famous for his reputation of being a

February 15, 2022
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bargaining

Yanks Slash Ticket Prices

WhoDaThunkIt.com?

February 15, 2022
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mlb

Stanford May Cut Back in Athletics

From the AP (via a Sports Blog twitter)

February 15, 2022
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ncaa; college sports

Wimbledon Eschews the Labour Theory of Value

The All-England Club, which hosts the Wimbledon tennis tournament, has announced that beginning in 2007, the prize money will be the same for male and female

February 15, 2022
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discrimination