Showing posts with category "ticket pricing"

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

Week 1 NFL Predictions: Cowboys Flop & Raiders Surprise

I’m giddy like a little school girl. I can already smell the cold beer and hot wings as we sit with small groups of friends at our favorite local watering holes or our living room, watching the gam...

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

Does Baseball’s Salary Arbitration Process Reduce Player Performance and Weaken Player-Club Relationships?

Guest Post by John Budd

February 16, 2022
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arbitration

Playoff Roulette

Jeffrey Beckmann at BleacherReport presents a slideshow of the "50 Best Teams" not to win a World Series.  Of the teams on this side of 1950, the 1996 Braves

February 16, 2022
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major league baseball

MLB Umps Not so Color Blind?

The racial bias analysis of strikes-balls decisions of MLB umps by UT-Austin professor Daniel Hamermesh and coauthors (Parsons, Sulaeman, Yates) has generated

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

Something for Everybody: MLB's Mechanism Design

Continuing my recent Yankees theme ... in a curiously long post on his blog, SI writer Joe Posnanski considers the effect of MLB's playoff structure on the

February 16, 2022
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mlb

The Short Supply of Tall People is Getting Longer

From a past entry from Dave Berri's Wages of Wins Journal:

February 16, 2022
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competitive balance

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

Tracking Changes in MLB Baseball Attendance

Baseball-Reference.com has a handy page (HT to JC Bradbury) where they are tracking changes in MLB team attendance. It calculates overall attendance, per-game

February 16, 2022
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mlb