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Keep At ‘Em, Joe

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On March 31, 2012

Nocera with yet more good stuff on the NCAA Cartel: It was amusing this week to watch Emmert trot out “the collegiate model” as he was confronted with the reality of the “one and done” freshma

Unionize NCAA Athletes

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On March 13, 2012
Josh Eidelson adds an important angle to the recent coverage of the exploitation of NCAA athletes by writers such as Taylor Branch and Joe Nocera. Eidelson explores the nascent attempts to unionize athletes at D-I schools. Athletes have talked about this since the 90s, even threatening to walk out on the 1995 NCAA Tournament. That […]

The Competitve Balance Myth

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On December 9, 2011
I’m fascinated enough by David Stern blocking a trade to engage in some rare NBA-related blogging. A few points: I don’t really know enough to make this judgment, so correct me if I’m wrong, but is it even obvious that the Lakers won this trade?  Trading their big men to build around stars at the […]

Bobo’s Reactionary Mind

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On September 28, 2011
Yesterday LGM’s palatial capital region offices received their copy of Corey Robin’s The Reactionary Mind.   If I understand correctly, one of the book’s main arguments is that attempts to distinguish between a good, reasonable Burkean conservatism and a nasty Randite/Calhounite/Reaganite variety don’t really fly. I thought of this when I read this emission from moderate, […]
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