My newspaper op ed piece appeared this morning in the Australian Financial Review (Thursday 31 July), regarding my suggestion to circumvent tanking in pro-sports leagues with reverse-order drafts (see also… 73 more words
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[Originally posted on my old blog "One Man's View, El Bloggo Fantastico" in April, 2010]
The 2010 NFL draft is mere days away and the entire NFL fan base is atwitter. 581 more words
The Philadelphia 76ers plan to win a championship begins with tanking. The philosophy is to avoid the “middle ground” – meaning to be really bad, to get enough high draft picks/stars to eventually contend and win a title. 1,071 more words
There are no spoilers here-in, even in Mattyland.
I’m certain everyone who has altitis does this in different ways. We know that the Godmother makes lists, while others try to keep a few key toons well geared, and play others when the mood strikes. 622 more words
If the NBA really wants to restructure the draft lottery process to eliminate tanking, the league should look to reward winning.
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Time for the NBA to do away with this system.