Posts filed under “Sports”

FIFA Fiasco: Alleged Criminal Schemes

Awesome Bloomberg interactive on the FIFA scandal:

 

Click to see the full interactive graphic.

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Legal, Sports

John Oliver on Taxpayer Funded Stadiums

Cities spend massive amounts of public money on privately-owned stadiums. Cities issue tax-exempt municipal bonds that — wait, don’t fall asleep!

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Stadiums (HBO)

 

 

Category: Humor, Sports, Taxes and Policy, Video

Major League Baseball Players Born Abroad

Source: Dadaviz

Category: Digital Media, Sports

NBA Finals: All The Champions Since 1947

Source: Dadaviz

Category: Digital Media, Sports

John Oliver: FIFA II

After the arrests of numerous top officials, John Oliver decided to give an update on the state of FIFA.

 

Source: HBO

Category: Legal, Sports, Video

When Giants Fan Met Dodgers Fan

I found this to be a delightful, charming series:

Category: Humor, Sports, Video, Weekend

Probability, Mean Reversion and Forecasting

We’re down to the Final Four in this year’s iteration of March Madness, also known as the national collegiate basketball tournament. Our earlier discussion of “The March Madness Theory of Investing“ didn’t sit well with some readers. The lessons we sussed out from the bracket-destroying results included home-country bias, how expert forecasts are about as good as those…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Bad Math, Psychology, Sports

John Oliver on The Scandal That is the NCAA

The NCAA doesn’t pay athletes because they consider them amateurs. The NCAA considers them amateurs because they don’t get paid.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The NCAA

HBO, 3.15.15

Category: Really, really bad calls, Sports, Video

Don’t Play Probalities Like the Seahawks in Investing

Last week, I was in Seattle for an event sponsored by the CFA Institute. The trip was booked long before any of us knew the Seahawks were going to defend their championship title in Super Bowl XLIX. Following the Seahawks’ amazing comeback in the NFC Championship versus the Green Bay Packers on Jan. 18, the city…Read More

Category: Bad Math, Investing, Really, really bad calls, Sports

Josh Brown on SoulCycle

Hilarious:


Source: CNBC

Category: Humor, Sports, Video