Recent Books

 

Rio 2016: Olympic Myths, Hard Realities (September 2017).

No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch (March 2017).

 

Unwinding Madness: What Went Wrong with College Sports and How to Fix it (February 2017).

 

Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and World Cup.  Selected by The Economist as one of the best six business books of 2015.  Updated, expanded paperback edition will be published in January 2016.

The Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball  (February 2014)

In the Best Interests of Baseball? Governing Our National Pastime (updated, expanded, 2013)

International Handbook on the Economics of Sporting Mega Events (paperback, 2013)

Circling the Bases: Essays on the Challenges and Prospects of the Sports Industry (2010)

Equal Play: Title IX and Social Change (2007)

The Bottom Line: Observations and Arguments on the Sports Business (2006)

In the Best Interests of Baseball? The Revolutionary Reign of Bud Selig   (2006)

National Pastime: How Americans Play Baseball and the Rest of the World Plays Soccer (2005)

May the Best Team Win: Baseball Economics and Public Policy (2004)