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January 15, 2007

Racial Discrimination in the NBA

Note: This is re-posted from The Sports Economist: For Martin Luther King Day, Gregory Mankiw has published an excerpt from his textbook at his blog. The excerpt details research on the extent of discrimination in the NBA. Unfortunately, the latest study Mankiw lists comes from 1990. Last year The Handbook …

Introducing RB Score

Growing up my favorite football players were the running backs. Earl Campbell, Tony Dorsett, and Walter Payton topped the list for me in the mid-1970s. And then – as a Lions fan — Billy Sims in the early 1980s and Barry Sanders in the latter part of that decade became …