Category Archives: Athletics
May 13, 2013 What do we value? Sometimes a picture does tell it all. Last week, Reuben Fischer-Baum at Deadspin produced this graphic asking Is Your State’s Highest-Paid Employee A Coach? (Probably). The uniformity tells you something very powerful is … Continue reading
March 25, 2013 Or perhaps we could call this “Does Sports Build Character: Honesty Edition”? Here’s a fascinating piece reprinted in its entirety from Inside Higher Ed this morning: U. of Maryland Didn’t Keep Copy of Big 10 Contract March … Continue reading
March 21, 2013 “The NCAA Tournament is a reminder that the economics of college sports is bonkers.” That’s the headline of a blog post by Neil Irwin on Ezra Klein’s Wonkblog for the Washington Post. He’s right, of course, and … Continue reading
March 3, 2013 Last evening, Ryan Kelly returned to the Duke line-up after a two month absence, and poured in 36 points as Duke defeated Miami 79-76. Miami, a very good team, had thumped Duke a few weeks ago with … Continue reading
February 27, 2013 Sometimes sports reveal and display character.