Category: sports business

Stanford Dr. John Ioannidis: COVID Fatality Rate For People Under 45 Is “Almost 0%”

Authored by Dominick Mastrangelo via The Washington Examiner, Big take away For people younger than 45, the infection fatality rate is almost 0%. For 45 to 70, it is probably about 0.05-0.3%. For those above 70, it escalates substantially, to 1% or higher for those over 85. Stanford University’s disease prevention chairman slammed using statewide […]

Nike Reports Surprise $790 Million Loss, 46% Plunge in North American Sales

Disclaimer. I’ve been a Nike product tester since the early 1990’s. Editorial up top and business reporting below In 2008 the Oregon Ducks dropped their wrestling program. Oregon’s athletic programs are heavily subsidized by Nike. While Oregon wasn’t a power house it had two All-Americans in 2006, Joey Bracamonte and National Champion, Shane Webster. Since […]

What College Athletes are Doing to Return to Sport

Ohio State football players and their parents were asked to sign an acknowledgment of risk waiver regarding the coronavirus pandemic before returning to campus for voluntary workouts on June 8, athletic director Gene Smith confirmed to ESPN on Sunday. The “Buckeye Pledge,” obtained by ESPN and other media outlets, asks players to “help stop the […]

Weighing In with Robert Wenzel

Wrestlers, athletes, coaches, everyone that is interested in increasing their financial and economic IQ should check out this interview with Robert Wenzel. He has been the most accurate economic prognosticator of the last 20 years. All of the ingredients necessary to be a good wrestler are the same skills that allow you to financially prosper […]