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Economics, Game Theory and the NHL

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - Looking at the irrationality will screw up the hockey season - because actors - each seemingly acting in self interest, are actually acting irrationale to assure some sort of suboptimal outcome and everyone ends up worse off. And, of ...

Rapid Reaction, the playoffs, and….

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - Here's my rapid (well, rapid is perhaps questionable) reaction to the first couple of Blackhawks/Coyotes games. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Can we please not leaving the tying goal to under 20 seconds left in the game? I mean I am all for drama ...

Are you watching , are you watching , are you watching Manchester, are you watching Manchester……..

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - At some point this weekend 80,000 Scousers , dressed in blue or red will sing that on the hallowed terraces of Wembley Stadium and for about 2 minutes the city of Liverpool will be united in celebration of being ...


What hockey can teach soccer

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - Anyway, that's not even my point this evening. As I was at the Blackhawks game this week, I was thinking about some ways we might be able to improve it. I mean it's awesome, I get that, but there's ...

What soccer can teach hockey….

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - Anyway, that's not even my point this evening. As I was at the Blackhawks game this week, I was thinking about some ways we might be able to improve it. I mean it's awesome, I get that, but there's ...

Tourney Time – Rambler Style

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - I have a well known position that I think the first weekend of March Madness should be a National holiday. There is very little in sports that is as exciting as that first weekend of the NCAA tournament, watching all ...


The Golden Jet

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - So my brother and I were talking about all the of the players the Blackhawks had let go over the years. It was just shitty ownership. So bad. Bad enough that by ESPN a couple of years ago Wirtz (the ...

Do City need Tevez?

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - So Tevez is back training with City this week after finally having apologized for his behavior over the last four months following the refusal to come on against Bayern. He was sorry that he was treated like a dog. ...

Seeing Red

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - After a brutal two week stretch, the Hawks have finally started winning again. Huge game tonight against the hated Red Wings. Time to settle down with some beer, flip the game on, and start a minute by minute (with repeated ...

Your Premier League Team Personified

awkward-sandwich.blogspot.com - Having been a fan of the premier league for a couple of years, I've started to learn the personalities of the teams (not the fans, mind you, but rather how the team plays or the personality of the manager. As ...