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Michelle Wie, Moneyball, and Alan Greenspan

June 9, 2006 by


On Monday, Michelle Wie ultimately failed in her attempt to qualify for the 2006 United States Golf Association’s US Open.  This should allow golfers Vijay Singh and Greg Norman to sleep peacefully now that the integrity of the PGA has been maintained. I do not share the fears of Singh and Norman and was actually […]

The Bottom Line on the New NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement

June 9, 2006 by


On February 5th 2004, the NHL released Arthur Levitt’s review of the financial status of the NHL during the 2003-2004 season.  While short on detailed data, we were told that eleven clubs made a profit, nineteen clubs were losing money, and perhaps most alarming, the average NHL team was losing $9.1 million. The NHL cancelled […]