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  • Discover Why We’re Living in an Age of Turbulence

    Discover Why We’re Living in an Age of Turbulence

    Why can’t we all just get along? And why does civic life these days seem to be anything but business as usual? The answers to these questions reveal something profound about the social mood trend, with implications for what to expect in the financial markets, the economy, politics and beyond.

     
  • Basketball Bounces Back

    Basketball Bounces Back

    Basketball’s playoffs appeared to be in jeopardy until teams decided to resume play. Learn more about the sport’s connection to social mood.

     
  • Are You Ready for Some Football?

    Are You Ready for Some Football?

    Most sports leagues have closed up shop during the coronavirus pandemic, but professional American football is fighting to maintain business as usual. Beyond the pandemic, football faces a host of vulnerabilities—and opportunities—at the current juncture, and its stakeholders would be prudent to take note when preparing for the sport’s “new normal.”

     
  • FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Colorado State University quarterback Bradlee Van Pelt (11) and Air Force Academy inside linebacker Trevor Hightower head for a mid-field showdown, during the CSU-Air Force football game, Oct. 16.  CSU won 30-20.  The Rams advance to 5-3 with the win, while the Falcons fall to 6-2.  (U.S. Air Force photo by John Van Winkle)

    Expand the Bracket!

    In November, ESPN asked 62 college coaches if they want the playoff bracket to be expanded.

     
  • Stocks and Home Runs at Record Highs: More than a Coincidence

    Stocks and Home Runs at Record Highs: More than a Coincidence

    140+ years of history reveal a surprising correlation that you have to see for yourself.

     
  • With New Autobiography, Tiger Aims to Set the Record Straight

    With New Autobiography, Tiger Aims to Set the Record Straight

    Tiger Woods is writing a book titled Back, in which he hopes to correct what he views as misinformation about his career.

     
  • Why So Many Home Runs?

    Why So Many Home Runs?

    If the “steroid era” is a thing of the past, what’s driving this year’s home-run surge?

     
  • Football’s Roller-Coaster Ride Shows No Signs of Stopping

    Football’s Roller-Coaster Ride Shows No Signs of Stopping

    Retired NFL fullback Le’Ron McClain announced on Twitter, “Need to tell my story of how my head is crazy and how football did it.”

     
  • Batters Swing Away at Success

    Batters Swing Away at Success

    Socionomists have identified baseball as a bull-market sport, and it’s making headlines as the Dow Jones Industrial Average hovers near record territory.

     
  • Will Wrestling Go Hardcore?

    Will Wrestling Go Hardcore?

    Before its demise at a market top in 2001, Extreme Championship Wrestling walked a crooked line between old-fashioned showmanship and outright brutality.