John Justin Leppler (Baltimore): Dangerous New Identity: Is Change Needed in Determining Transgender Participation in Athletics Through New Gender Identity? Gregory M. Stein (Tennessee): Will Ticket Scalpers Meet the Same Fate as Spinal Tap Drummers? The Sale and Resale of Concert and Sports Tickets. Jennings Byrd and Phillip A. Mixon (Troy): College Football Success and the Quantity and Quality of Applicants: Evidence from the BCS. Matthew M. Heekin and Bruce W. Burton (Charlotte): Bias in the College Football Playoff Selection Process: If the Devil is in the Details, That's Where Salvation May Be Found. Travis Waldron on making sense of the labor ruling allowing Northwestern football players to unionize. From TNR, Eric Nusbaum on how the NCAA's exploitation of student athletes would make Fidel Castro proud — but two new lawsuits might finally change that; the most righteous man at ESPN: Marc Tracy on how Jay Bilas became the NCAA's fiercest critic; and Danny Vinik on the economics of March Madness: The tourney may not hurt the economy as much as you think. Jonathan Chait on what white people don’t see when they watch basketball. How can you watch that stuff? Peter Beinart on the questionable ethics of teaching his son to love pro football. Which sports have the whitest/richest/oldest fans? Surprisingly, Nascar's audience has the highest share of women — not surprisingly, golf's fans have the highest share of seniors. Willie Osterweil on how mixed-martial-arts fighters take a terrible beating not only from each other but also from the UFC’s labor practices. A red line for FIFA? Dave Zirin on Israel, violence and what’s left of Palestinian soccer. War robots and the 2014 World Cup — defenders off the field.

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