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August 2014

Sports Econ 101 August 2, 2014 guest Pat Gallagher, discussing Super Bowl 50, to be held in the new Levi Stadium in Santa Clara in 2016 and some of his previous marketing ideas such as the anti-mascot, Crazy Crab, and other interesting ideas he has used for sports promotions.

Sports Econ 101 August 9, 2014 guest Joel Kirsch, discussing the positive aspects of kids participating in sports. We also talked about the Cowboys giving out playoff tickets to season ticket holders, the Raiders possible move to San Antonio, Ray Guy finally making it into the Hall of Fame, and Tony Romo playing soccer and what players are allowed to participate in sports in the off-season.


Sports Econ 101 August 16, 2014. We discussed The Ed O'Bannon case and its how NCAA coaches can possibly abuse the system; Andrew McCutchen getting drilled by D-Backs pitcher in retaliation; Cowboys offering an 8 year extension to a lineman; LeBron returning to Cleveland; Don Mattingly's challenge with managing the Dodgers; Emmanuel Mudiay playing in China; an undrafted USC linebacker collecting money if undrafted?; and Steve Kerr taking over the Warriors

Sports Econ 101 August 23, 2014. We discussed the Little League World Series, David Carr's bust in 2003 - was it his fault? NBA prospects missing combine, Astros claim that internal trade talks were hacked, Bud Selig retiring from MLB, and Tommy John surgery and its affect on young players.

Sports Econ 101 August 30, 2014 guest Bob Sargent, director of the 49ers Broadcast Partnership. We discussed what it takes to facilitate the needs of an NFL team. Vern also shared his experience of driving with Mario Andretti at 168 MPH.