Episode 2: Le’Veon Bell, Earl Thomas, and the Economics of Entertainment

Episode 2: We are halfway through the 2018 National Football League (NFL) season so we thought we’d share a discussion on polarizing figures in American football this year: Pittsburgh Steelers star running back Le’Veon Bell and Seattle Seahawks star safety Earl Thomas. While simultaneously destroying fantasy football teams across the nation and making a huge statement on the economics of a multi-million dollar entertainment industry, Bell’s historic “hold out” shows either incredible resolve or misplaced futility depending on where you stand on the issue; while Thomas’ injury fuels the fire.

 

Intro and outro music adapted from “Arcade Montage” by Lee Rosevere

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts_3/08_Arcade_Montage

Used under Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0)

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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