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On the Importance of Competitive Balance

May 7, 2006 by


Also posted at The Sports Economist  The first round of the NBA playoffs ended on Saturday night.  In eight first-round match-ups the team with the best regular season record won every time.  Contrast that with the NHL playoffs where every top seed in the Western conference lost in the first round.  The list of losers […]