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US students are failing at frightening levels during the pandemic. We know Fs ‘disproportionately punish’ students with ‘weaker safety nets’, but experts can’t decide what to do.

Nationwide, schools have reported record numbers of students with F-grades, amid an unprecedented academic year where many schools have turned to online class because of the pandemic. The gaps in academic achievement have disproportionately struck poorer students and families of colour because they disproportionately have less access to internet or […]
US students are failing at frightening levels during the pandemic. We know Fs ‘disproportionately punish’ students with ‘weaker safety nets’, but experts can’t decide what to do.
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Television Ratings For Yankees Games Plummeted This Season

In another sign that baseball’s Roman Empire is falling, television ratings for the Yankees were down 31.2% according to Richard Sandomir of the New York Times. The average broadcast of a Yankees game on the YES Network drew 244,000 viewers this season, down from 355,000 viewers per game a year […]
Television Ratings For Yankees Games Plummeted This Season
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The NFL Is Heading Towards An Attendance Crisis And Here’s Why

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] The NFL is still the most popular sport in the United States. And thanks to extracurricular activities like fantasy football and gambling, the popularity continues to grow.So when the owners and players were locked in a tug-of-war over how to split their $9 billion pie this summer, […]
The NFL Is Heading Towards An Attendance Crisis And Here’s Why
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SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: MLS Attendance Is On The Rise

On a per game basis, MLS surpassed the NHL and NBA this season as the third most popular sport in this country. But more importantly for the popularity and future of the sport, this is just the latest step in a growing trend.
SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: MLS Attendance Is On The Rise
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SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: MLS Surpasses NBA And NHL In Attendance

Major League Soccer set an all-time attendance record this season, drawing 17,872 fans per game. That surpassed the previous mark (17,406) set in the league’s inaugural season in 1996. But more importantly, MLS is doing so well on the local level that they are drawing more fans per game than […]
SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: MLS Surpasses NBA And NHL In Attendance
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Tampa Is The ‘Brokest’ Pro-Sports City In America

[credit provider=”By darknesschildsin on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dcsproduction/4013880273/”] Of the cities in this country that host professional sports teams, none is more broke than Tampa, Florida. And this could go a long way towards explaining attendance woes for Tampa Bay sports teams.This ranking is based on the list of the 30 “brokest” […]
Tampa Is The ‘Brokest’ Pro-Sports City In America
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GOOD SIGN FOR THE ECONOMY: Baseball Attendance Spiked Last Weekend

[credit provider=”Eric Beato via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericbeato/2772799323/”] Earlier this season, attendance in Major League Baseball was down for what would be the fourth straight season. But if this past weekend is any indication, baseball might be on the road to recovery. And that could be a good sign for the American […]
GOOD SIGN FOR THE ECONOMY: Baseball Attendance Spiked Last Weekend
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The Most Expensive Sporting Events, Per Minute Of Action

[credit provider=”Flickr/tauck_tours” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3471159786/”] The Kentucky Derby is known as “the fastest two minutes in sports” – but it’s also one of the most expensive two minutes, as well.With ticket prices on par with an NBA Final or World Series game, but an average length that’s shorter than a commercial break, […]
The Most Expensive Sporting Events, Per Minute Of Action