Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2011«

Could Your City Give a Sports Team a Good Home?

October 31, 2011 by


In which Arturo identifies the most attractive metropolitan areas for Sports expansion/relocation and points the way to an Inland Empire.

6 cities that could support NBA teams

October 30, 2011 by


Devin picks the top six cities without an NBA team that deserve one. Dre throws in some recommendations as to which teams should move.

How a Sports Economist Talks Smack

October 29, 2011 by


Dave Berri shows the right way to talk smack!

The State of the Lockout

October 28, 2011 by


Where Arturo attempts to measure the state of the game by the numbers.

6 NBA cities that don’t deserve a team

October 28, 2011 by


Devin examines several cities that have an NBA team that may lose them. It turns out market size and money to spend on sports matter!

Should the Owners Treat Players Like Coaches?

October 27, 2011 by


Dre looks at coaching salaries since the last CBA. It turns out that despite the high rate of firings that in a free market the owners do reign in costs on the coaches. Could the same work for the players?

Stealing the World Series

October 25, 2011 by


Dre looks at how the Texans may have stolen a World Series win by some failed Cardinal base stealing

There is still value late and outside of the draft

October 24, 2011 by


Devin examines pay for players based on their draft position.

Wages of Wins Weekend Podcast

October 23, 2011 by


The Wages of Wins Network has two podcasts on parity, players leagues, and the cold hard facts behind the lockout.

Sports Writers Know Parity is Impossible

October 22, 2011 by


Ian Levy shows how sports writers know that parity is impossible by how they rank players even if they say otherwise.