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The Subgame Perfect Podcast

May 8, 2019

We consider the NHL's strengths and weaknesses, the revival of scoring in the NBA over the past 20 years, and the cities on MLB's short list for possible expansion sites.  


Apr 10, 2019

We examine how the dominance of some superstars like Tiger Woods and some teams boost the popularity of a sport rather than diminishing it. We at the best of 7 playoff format for the NBA, and possible fixes for the high rate of strikeouts in MLB. We finish with a little bit on Bruce Pearl. 


Mar 6, 2019

We address whether the new contracts for Manny Machado and Bryce Harper make sense, the positives and negatives of NCAA men's basketball, and differences in "fan experiences" particularly for teams we have followed such as the Mets or Kentucky basketball.  


Feb 8, 2019

We consider the decline in the 2019 Super Bowl viewership in context with the uptick in viewers for the NFL regular season and playoffs. We examine pace of play proposals for MLB along with how Atlanta has become a soccer center in the U.S. 


Jan 16, 2019

Looking at questions of whether mega contracts for free agents like Bryce Harper or Manny Machado make sense for clubs and why picking good NFL or college coaches is so difficult.