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Reading about Reading

November 4, 2011


Dre runs down his RSS feed to show which sports blogs he follows.

How Much is Your Team Worth?

November 3, 2011


Dre looks over the value of each NBA team's roster at the end of the 2011 season.

What if we just paid players what they were worth?

November 2, 2011


Dre takes a look at what NBA players could be worth on the free market.

How a Sports Economist Talks Smack

October 29, 2011


Dave Berri shows the right way to talk smack!

Should the Owners Treat Players Like Coaches?

October 27, 2011


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


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

Wages of Wins Weekend Podcast

October 23, 2011


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


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

NBA Players Haven’t Really Hit the Jackpot

October 21, 2011


Devin and Dre breakdown NBA players career salaries to show that the players aren't striking it quite as rich as people think.

Did Tim Duncan and LeBron James cause NBA lockouts?

October 20, 2011


Did the uproar over LeBron's decision and Tim Duncan's surprise draft location cause the owners to overreact?