In the News: Rishe on MLB Attendance, PED Challenges

| June 7, 2013

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Rishe on CNBC

Recent news media appearances involving Webster University community members include:

Rishe on MLB Attendance at CNBC

Is baseball striking out? CNBC asked that question of sports economics expert Patrick Rishe, associate professor in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology. He and Stephen Cannella of Sports Illustrated discussed what’s driving down attendance at Major League Baseball games this year.

Watch the segment at nbcnews.com here or in the embedded video at the top of this post.

Separately, in Rishe’s columns for Forbes online, he previously addressed the attendance issue, and this week he notes that the latest performance-enhancing drug scandal puts the sport in the spotlight for the wrong reasons.

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