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When did you see an AMC cheapen its long-term value through giving away free tickets?
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Whenever those sports employment experts talk through the media or at conferences about the industry, they focus on that 85 percent who want to “break in.” That group of students, casual-but-interested, and super-fans of a sport who don’t understand the rigors of what the industry is about. Our collective hiring

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0062.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSr. Associate Athletic Director of External Relations Paul Ladwig oversees one of the more dynamic university athletic department revenue streams in the country at Fresno State. Ladwig talks about how the 1990s model of FBS before others made it cool. Ladwig

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If a sports executive were to peer into a crystal ball, what would they see? Would they be witnessing a world of innovation that was matching the overall technological boom? Or would it remain the slow machinations of an industry slow to adapt for fear of change, criticism, and overall

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SABR played a major role in changing the statistical analyses MLB teams use today.
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A deluge of Arizona set in for Day 4 of Spring Training, both in the pouring of water and of statistics. With all outside games being cancelled, the new ground game of Major League Baseball was situated inside a few gigantic downtown Phoenix Sheridan conference rooms. This is where sport

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The Society of American Baseball Research’s 2013 Analytics Conference presents the Business of Baseball Panel. Moderated by Dan Migala, the panel includes Barry Kahn (Qcue, Inc.), Dan Derlan (VP, Research, MLB), Andrew Miller (SVP, Strategy & Analytics, Cleveland Indians), Zaheer Benjamin (Director of Financial Planning, Phoenix Suns). Discussion examines revenue

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Author Bill James presents the keynote speech at the 2013 Society of American Baseball Research’s 2nd Annual Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, March 8, 2013. James discusses the history of the S.A.B.R. organization, some of the challenges, opportunities of the research and always examining “the question.”

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