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Jonathan Weiler discusses a recent column by Bill Simmons on Carmelo Anthony. DJ provides an assist!
Jill Harris uses the numbers to explain why the Phoenix Mercury are the top team in the WNBA in 2014
On Friday I took a test on LeBron’s move back to Cleveland. Let’s say I didn’t score a 100%.
Here are the college Wins Produced numbers for the players selected out of college in the 2014 NBA draft. Make sure you read all qualifiers before adopting any emotional response!
Rich Campbell is a marketing professor I used to work with at Cal-State Bakersfield. We have both moved on from CSUB (I am at Southern Utah University and Rich is at Sonoma State). But we still keep in touch. Recently Rich decided to include me in his work on sports …
Jill Harris explains how the performance of just three players explains the decline of the LA Sparks this season.
Here are some links to radio interviews (and/or podcasts). The topic covered include tennis, the World Cup, the NBA Draft, the Clippers, and LeBron James.
My latest for the Atlantic looks at the NBA draft. And the biggest gathering of sports economists in the world is this weekend!
Jonathan Weiler comments on the relative merits of John Stockton and Isiah Thomas. If you are an Isiah fan… well, this may not make you happy!