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  1. Put Your Questions to Bill James

    Henry Abbott

    Demi-god of sports stats, taking requests....

    Blog | March 25, 2008
  2. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Bill James, statistical Wizard best known for his work in baseball, writing in the Boston Globe: "In the NBA, the element of predetermination is simply too high. Simply stated, the best team wins too often. If the best team always wins, then the sequ...

    Blog | October 08, 2007
  3. Baseball Stat Guru Bill James: NBA Doomed

    Henry Abbott

    The blog Shea Faithful interviewed the godfather of baseball statistics, Bill James (via Deadspin), who is now a senior baseball operations advisor to the Boston Red Sox. (Bill James on Wikipedia.) James was asked about the oddity of St. Louis barely...

    Blog | March 27, 2007
  4. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: The clash of perception vs. reality will occur again in the NBA Finals, now that LeBron James' Miami Heat is in its second straight such series, beginning today in Oklahoma City. Most of the local media members, i...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  5. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: "LeBron James stood in black compression shorts with padding on the thighs. He pulled on a black undershirt, also padded at the ribs. He wore a white sleeve with padding on his right elbow too. In the jousts of th...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  6. Thursday: First Cup

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: "Whatever happened to the NBA's Magic vs. Bird rivalry of this century? Only five years ago, the Cavaliers' LeBron James and Denver's Carmelo Anthony were supposed to save the NBA, the way Larry Bird and Magic Joh...

    Blog | November 13, 2008
  7. Basketball Legends vs. Racism

    Henry Abbott

    The founding class of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame includes John Wooden, Bill Russell, Oscar Robertson, Dean Smith and Dr. James Naismith. Adande reported on the proceedings in Kansas City to kick the thing off, and used his blog t...

    Blog | November 21, 2006
  8. Does LeBron James Make More in Endorsements if he Bolts Cleveland...

    Henry Abbott

    There is plenty of anxiety over the fact that LeBron James has not yet announced his intention to accept Cleveland's offer a contract extension. In the interim, Bill Simmons is kicking around once again an idea that has been discussed many times: doe...

    Blog | July 07, 2006