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March 29, 2008

Early Returns on the Jason Kidd Trade

A few weeks ago the Dallas Mavericks traded for Jason Kidd.  At the time, this move seemed somewhat desperate.  Yes, Kidd is one of the most productive players in the game.  But at 35 years of age, he seems to be closing in on the end of his career (although …

Sports Economists Getting Press

Darren Everson of the Wall Street Journal asked the question: Is Joe Torre Worth the Money?  At the end of this article is the following: “I think managers are a bit overrated in terms of the impact that they have on their players,” says J.C. Bradbury, an economist and associate …