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June 2014

 
Sports Econ 101 June 7, 2014 guest Will Durst. Will is quite a diehard sports fan, so, of course, we had to have him on to help with a show. In addition to adding humor, we talked about the FBI investigating Phil Mickelson, a $40M settlement from the NCAA, former NFL players suing for being given drugs illegally to them, and an 11 year old making the LPGA.





Sports Econ 101 June 14, 2014 guest Bill Syken, editor of the book, Any Given Number. We discussed the most famous sports jersey numbers. Also, we talked about California Chrome losing the Belmont Stakes, Ed O'Bannon's lawsuit against the NCAA, the NFL increasing Thursday night games, 49ers tight end, Vernon Davis selling stock in himself, the 49ers vs. Joe Montana for real estate and parking, and Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins crushing the ball-hitting monster home runs.






Sports Econ 101 June 21, 2014 guest Leigh Steinberg, famed sports agent. We discussed how accurate the movie, Jerry Macguire was, and Leigh's comeback into the field as well as some of Leigh's history. We also touched on the cable deal the LA Dodgers struck with Time Warner.






Sports Econ 101 June 28, 2014 guest Steve Travers, discussing 20 years after the OJ Simpson Trial. We also took a look at the Washington Redskins possibly changing their name.