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Thomas Simmons
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Attended Hofstra University School of Law
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36 States: 3rd Parties Polling Greater than Margin Between GOP and Dems
But...but.....a Third Party Vote is a wasted Vote! How many times have you heard that plaintive cry during the 2016 election season? Or the usual follow-ups: "A vote for Johnson (or Stein) is a vote for (Fill-in-the-Blank: Trump or Hillary!)" It seems that...
But...but.....a Third Party Vote is a wasted Vote! How many times have you heard that plaintive cry during the 2016 election season? Or t...
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The Revenue Rivalry in New York
Guest Post by Nick Constantilos The Battle for New York’s Heart Famous poet Samuel Butler once emphasized “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept” . What makes New York such a notorious and famous city is the endless opportunities and the reputatio...
Guest Post by Nick Constantilos The Battle for New York’s Heart Famous poet Samuel Butler once emphasized “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept”. What makes New York such a notorious and famous city is the endless ...
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The One Thing Every Owner Needs: Sound Management
1. Guest Post by P.Lumbean When my plan to win the Powerball on a weekly basis comes to fruition, one of the things I am going to do is to go about purchasing a team in either the NBA, MLB, NFL, or NHL (this is after I’ve addressed issues like world hunger,...
1. Guest Post by P.Lumbean When my plan to win the Powerball on a weekly basis comes to fruition, one of the things I am going to do is to go about purchasing a team in either the NBA, MLB, NFL, or NHL (this is after I’ve add...
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Owner-Management Issues in the NBA
Guest Post by Kyle Artus As NBA teams become more and more profitable, owners are wanting to have more and more control over the players they are putting out on the court. I can’t necessarily blame them, it is their money that is paying the players after al...
Guest Post by Kyle Artus As NBA teams become more and more profitable, owners are wanting to have more and more control over the players they are putting out on the court. I can’t necessarily blame them, it is their money tha...
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A "Suite Deal" For Who?
Guest post by Leon Moore During the industrial revolution, working people began to attend sporting events. The increase in real wages created a middle class and people with disposable income. This extra money could be spent on a ticket to a ball game and ma...
Guest post by Leon Moore During the industrial revolution, working people began to attend sporting events. The increase in real wages created a middle class and people with disposable income. This extra money could be spent o...
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Stadiums: Should We Really Pay?
Guest Post by Leon Moore “The Stadium that Manning built” is what some call Lucas Oil Stadium. But the evidence points to a different builder of this 63,000 seat behemoth: the taxpayers. The stadium cost 720 million dollars, of which the Indianapolis Colts ...
Guest Post by Leon Moore “The Stadium that Manning built” is what some call Lucas Oil Stadium. But the evidence points to a different builder of this 63,000 seat behemoth: the taxpayers. The stadium cost 720 million dollars, ...
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Revenue Sharing in the Barclay's Premier League
Guest Post by Jack Decker The distribution of revenue in the Premier League is a much better system than that found in the NFL, MLB, the NBA, and the NHL. This model revenue sharing system not only contributes to the growing profitability of the league, but...
Guest Post by Jack Decker The distribution of revenue in the Premier League is a much better system than that found in the NFL, MLB, the NBA, and the NHL. This model revenue sharing system not only contributes to the growing ...
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Let's Be Done With "One-and-Done"
(7) Guest Post by Leon Moore “He’s not ready, but he has to come out. He has no choice. There’s too much money there for him and he can’t go back to college and then face his friends back home. It’s not right, it’s not fair, it just is.” - John Thompson (4)...
(7) Guest Post by Leon Moore “He’s not ready, but he has to come out. He has no choice. There’s too much money there for him and he can’t go back to college and then face his friends back home. It’s not right, it’s not fair,...
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Are Yankees Seeking to Torpedo the Revenue Sharing Formula This Year?
Guest Post by Connor Maloney Under the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA), set to expire on December 1st of 2016, all Major League Baseball teams are subject to a 34% contribution of their net local revenue. The sum of those 30 contributions is t...
Guest Post by Connor Maloney Under the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA), set to expire on December 1st of 2016, all Major League Baseball teams are subject to a 34% contribution of their net local revenue. The su...
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The Passion of a Boston Baseball Fan
Guest Post by Glenn Sullivan Baseball fans come together for a grueling 162 game season with two months of pre-season and possibly playoffs. These fans spend nine months together and develop a sense of comradery, but it doesn’t stop there. Teams sell the id...
Guest Post by Glenn Sullivan Baseball fans come together for a grueling 162 game season with two months of pre-season and possibly playoffs. These fans spend nine months together and develop a sense of comradery, but it doesn...
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Related-Party Transactions in the NHL
Guest Post by Jonathan "Jack" Decker Related-party transactions shelter a staggering $100 million per year from MLB revenue. [1] This statistic alone shows how drastically this new relationship between sports teams and media companies has affected the baseb...
Guest Post by Jonathan "Jack" Decker Related-party transactions shelter a staggering $100 million per year from MLB revenue. [1] This statistic alone shows how drastically this new relationship between sports teams and media ...
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Educator, Economist, Professional Bartender
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  • U S Coast Guard
    Auxiliarist
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Shelburne Falls, MA
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Cherry Grove, NY - Oak Bluffs, MA - Baldwin Harbor, NY - Freeport, NY - Westmoreland, NH - Searsmont, Maine
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Economist, Educator, Western Rite Orthodox,  Beaches & Boating nut, Beer & Bourbon aficionado,  Broadway-obsessed, New York City Football Club and Montréal Impact MLS Fan,  Libertarian,   Gay, U S Coast Guard Auxiliarist, Iconographer, Animal Lover in Western Massachusetts.
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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarist, Flotilla 9-3, D1NR
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  • Hofstra University School of Law
    1984
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