1. Jim Hamilton discusses the merits of a college football playoff. I particularly like his point 2 on the likelihood of (or dislikelihood of) a college football playoff ending up with the best team winning.
2. A discussion of the costs to stockholders of the Tiger Woods scandal, estimated by two UC-Davis professors. (H/T The Sports Economist) (For full paper. Warning: the paper has not yet been peer-review, and I have not fully examined it yet myself, either.)