No one did a cost-benefit analysis before accepting Tasmania into the Commonwealth. Should the Australian Football League do the same?
Millions are spent on sports sponsorship in Australia each year, but we are only just starting to figure out whether it is worth it.
Many sports leagues have salary caps and drafts to maintain competition, but they not only hurt players but aren't that effective at keeping fans.
Only a few professional tennis players make a stable income, let alone vast riches. Research suggests it's this small chance of a huge payoff that drives players to play professionally
Research shows that a few AFL teams have had much more success at drafting players than others. Richmond's recent premiership was in part build on good draft choices.
Simply taking the most wickets or scoring the most runs doesn't make you the best player. Here's how to judge players based on how much they contribute to winning.
Why are NBA players taking more three pointers, baseball pitchers throwing slower, and soccer player salaries skyrocketing? It all comes down to the economics of sport.