Money, Madoff and the Mets
Hi, I'm Peter Keating, and with the words you are reading right now, I am launching my new blog for ESPN Insider.
I wrote my first piece for ESPN 10 years ago, when the Magazine was looking for someone to cover business from the fan's point of view. Since then, contract incentives, compensation picks and other formerly arcane business terms have become routine parts of our sports conversations -- we're all GMs now. So I'm taking "Biz"-type ideas online, where we'll get two-way, and hopefully many-way, discussions going.
From me, you'll get as many quick, analytical hits as I can deliver, rooted in financial or statistical concepts, often about how to evaluate players or teams. And we may as well start with a couple of items about my favorite baseball team that are driving me crazy. Two New York baseball scandals are getting almost zero attention right now, and neither have anything to do with A-Rod, or even the Yankees.
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