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  • 2016
  • 2016 words - 9 pages Baseball is spread across the United States and has become a part of some cities culture. (brightkite.com)
  • As a part of the 2012-2016 Basic Agreement, the parties agreed to blood testing for HGH during 2012 Spring Training, during the offseason and for reasonable cause, making baseball the first sport to deploy this kind of testing at its highest level. (mlb.com)
  • Interest in the intersection of digital technology and sports is keen, to judge from the almost 4,000 attendees at the recent 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston . (forbes.com)
  • hall of f
  • Major league players who got in the hall of fame in the past used their pure natural talent. (avroarrow.org)
  • To see immediate evidence of this all one has to do is look at the dwindling number of visitors to the baseball hall of fame in Cooperstown, NY. (bestsyndication.com)
  • The other never had a statue erected in his honor, although some said there should be one, bronze or otherwise, at the doorstep of the Baseball Hall of Fame. (thehawkeye.com)
  • billions of dollars
  • WASHINGTON - With steroids easy to buy, testing weak and punishments inconsistent, college football players are packing on significant weight - 30 pounds or more in a single year, sometimes - without drawing much attention from their schools or the NCAA in a sport that earns tens of billions of dollars for teams. (fosters.com)
  • Contracts
  • Examination of contract length among major league baseball players shows that long-term contracts for marginal players, those for whom it would seem most logical to desire this insurance, are rarely observed. (repec.org)
  • Empirical results from major league baseball using a binary choice probit model, which corrects for sample selection bias, support the hypothesis that factors, which increase market uncertainty and reduce productive uncertainty, are consistent with the observation of long-term contracts. (repec.org)
  • Motivating long-term employment contracts: risk management in major league baseball ," Managerial and Decision Economics , John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(2), pages 109-120. (repec.org)
  • Free Agency, Long-Term Contracts and Compensation in Major League Baseball: Estimates from Panel Data ," The Review of Economics and Statistics , MIT Press, vol. 75(1), pages 157-164, February. (repec.org)
  • words
  • 1286 words - 6 pages TOUROU UNIVERSITY ETH 301 Module 3 Tyron O. Rhodes The Major League Baseball (MLB) Players Association has an ethical and above-board responsibility to society in which to provide a safe and sound environment for its baseball players and the general public. (avroarrow.org)
  • 1343 words - 6 pages baseball get more power from being bigger which in turn can increase the number of hits and homeruns that players have. (avroarrow.org)
  • Made
  • In October of 2007, the Colorado Rockies baseball team made the news for two reasons. (thesportjournal.org)
  • This challenge has made professional sports an attractive area for economic modeling.While there has been extensive research on franchise values, the nature of the variables used in most models renders this research useless for prospective new franchises interested in determining what their value might be. (brightkite.com)
  • The steroids had elevated his career and possibly made him the best player in baseball history as he has now hit 722 career home runs. (bestsyndication.com)
  • tragic
  • The year's obituaries in sports also came with a tragic soundtrack of gunfire: Junior Seau, Hector Camacho, Jovan Belcher. (thehawkeye.com)
  • People
  • Carstairs writes that "The role of doping scandals in sports entertainment must be considered in light of why people watch sport. (colostate.edu)
  • Even if Cabrera didn't commit any serious crime, he's going to lose the respect of many people in the sports world, I guarantee it. (bleacherreport.com)
  • Lets not let the great game of baseball be ruined by people like Barry Bonds they must be removed from the game, their history completely wiped out and start anew. (bestsyndication.com)
  • Miller was an often unspoken part of a running conversation about the culture of money of sports, and the rights of the people who play the games. (thehawkeye.com)
  • team
  • Another reason given in the article is that "there has been much less attention paid to doping in team sports…[and] the only reason why McGwire's drug use came to light at all was because he was in pursuit of an individual record" (Carstairs, 270). (colostate.edu)
  • Under the MLB constitution, each baseball team is assigned a particular geographic area. (robertkreisman.com)
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  • LIDS has baseball fans covered all season and post-season long with MLB Team Gear , MLB hats and official MLB jerseys for every team! (lids.com)
  • The announcement by Twins owner Carl Pohlad is the second this week in which a family-owned and operated team said it could no longer operate given the economics of the sport. (wsj.com)
  • Women have little to no options, as there is few professional women's team. (writework.com)
  • In attendance will be team owners, brand managers, and technology companies from around the sports industry, all looking for information on the evolution of sports in the digital age. (forbes.com)
  • owners
  • I'm on the board of a company called Brandtix , which marries professional soccer players' performance statistics with their social media scores to create an index of the value of their brands, a sort of Nasdaq of footballers, marketed to interested parties such as agents, broadcasters, and owners. (forbes.com)
  • pages
  • Pay and Performance in Major League Baseball: The Case of the First Family of Free Agents ," Journal of Human Resources , University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 17(3), pages 426-436. (repec.org)
  • commit
  • Everyone remembers the negatives like McEnroe and his emotional outbursts, Rae Caruth and O.J. Simpson whom have abused the legal system and their fame to commit murder, steroids, gambling and the expulsion of baseball legend Pete Rose. (bestsyndication.com)
  • interest
  • This article says that "doping stories may actually involve new viewers/readers who normally lack interest in sport but enjoy the emotional and moral spectacle of scandal and the important questions raised by doping" (Carstairs, 264). (colostate.edu)
  • This is for the best interest of this sport, and everybody in it. (bleacherreport.com)
  • The large amount of attention sports receives in the media combined with the staggeringly large values of many franchises have resulted in a significant amount of scholarly interest in the topic. (brightkite.com)
  • IMPACT
  • There are two data-related technologies making a big impact on sports. (forbes.com)
  • The second, related technology trend starting to make a big impact on sports is the Internet of Things, whereby organizations collect and analyze data transmitted from myriad network-connected devices. (forbes.com)
  • He had a huge impact on the sport, dominating it from the mid 80's through the late 90's. (studymode.com)
  • Area
  • San Jose contended that the territorial rights restrictions in the MLB constitution is a restraint of competition in the Bay Area baseball market and perpetuates the Giants' monopoly over the Santa Claira market. (robertkreisman.com)
  • Local employers and headquarters in the area, more than 244,000 square feet of office space, several major universities, a world-renowned convention center, and popular tourism attractions represent the primary sources of demand for the Chicago market. (hvs.com)
  • How does baseball do in the area of equal employment opportunities? (bleacherreport.com)
  • hardly
  • An investigation by The Associated Press - based on dozens of interviews with players, testers, dealers and experts and an analysis of weight records for more than 61,000 players - revealed that while those running the multibillion-dollar sport believe the problem is under control, that is hardly the case. (fosters.com)