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All-Star Thoughts and the Introduction of PAWS

February 20, 2007 by

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The Junior All-Star game was not a very competitive affair. Looking at the teams beforehand, though, it did not look like this game had much chance to be competitive. The game played on Sunday, though, did not appear to be so lopsided. Yet, the West took an early lead and coasted to an easy victory. […]

Thoughts on the Junior All-Star Game

February 20, 2007 by

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The All-Star weekend consists of a variety of shows and competitions, and two actual games (involving current NBA players). The first is the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam, or the NBA’s Junior All-Star game between the “best” players from the rookie and sophomore players. The second game was the real All-Star game, between the […]

Will winning the Super Bowl have a positive economic impact on Indianapolis?

February 20, 2007 by

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Now that the Colts have won the Super Bowl, the real interesting question can be debated: What is the effect of the Colts winning the Super Bowl on the local economy of Indianapolis? This debate started with a paper by Dennis Coates and Brad Humphreys published in 2002 in the Journal of Sports Economics. Coates […]