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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    John Mitchell of The Philadelphia Inquirer: During the team's search for a new general manager, there was much talk of adding a guy experienced steeped in applying analytics (think baseball's Billy Beane and "Moneyball") to the front office. However,...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  2. Former NFL cornerback Wade Davis comes out as gay

    A cornerback who spent four preseasons with three NFL teams and also played in NFL Europe has come out as gay, joining a small but growing number of former athletes who are publicly acknowledging they are gays or lesbians.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  3. Is today's NBA like "Moneyball"?

    Henry Abbott

    When George Postolos saw the movie "Moneyball," which opened last Friday, he had some qualms. The former president of the Rockets noted that in portraying Brad Pitt's character, A's GM Billy Beane, as a man unilaterally changing baseball, the film...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  4. Tuesday Hotness

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Paul DePodesta, one-time protegee to Oakland A's general manager and baseball analytics proponent Billy Beane, once described chemistry as a three-game winning streak. For many subscribers of advanced stats, chemistry has always been a bogeyman, an u...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  5. Taking Inventory at Christmastime

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The 25-30 game mark is my favorite moment in the NBA season. Come again? What can you possibly glean from December basketball? Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane once described his trifurcated view of the long baseball season. The first o...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  6. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    The Lakers need Lamar Odom as much as Lamar Odom needs the Lakers. Jarrett Jack heads to Toronto, while Eddy Curry remains unmovable. And the big powers in the East make some tweaks to their benches. Kurt Helin of Forum Blue & Gold: "...

    Blog | July 20, 2009
  7. NBA Playoffs: Interview with Rockets GM Daryl Morey

    Jonah Keri

    Rockets GM Daryl Morey sheds some light on a new approach to running an NBA team in a Q & A session.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2009