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  1. The Michael Lewis Beat Continues

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz On this afternoon's All Things Considered, NPR correspondent Scott Horsley uses Michael Lewis' February piece on Shane Battier in the New York Times as a springboard to discuss how compensation on Wall Street rewards ...

    Blog | April 02, 2009
  2. Moneyball Comes to the NBA, Literally

    Henry Abbott

    "Moneyball" is shorthand for the advanced use of statistics in sports. It's also a book, of course, about the Oakland A's, by Michael Lewis. Lewis is the king of writing about this kind of stuff, but has not done so in basketball. U...

    Blog | February 14, 2009
  3. The Business of College Sports

    Henry Abbott

    A few weeks ago, one of everybody's favorite sportswriters, Michael Lewis, wrote a column for The New York Times about the absurdity of not paying college football players. Just about every point he makes could apply to basketball, too. NCAA sports h...

    Blog | December 03, 2007
  4. New Statistics I Like to See

    Henry Abbott

    "Moneyball" (that's code for "a new generation of statistical analysis as described in Michael Lewis's baseball book Moneyball)is coming to the NBA in a big way. Dean Oliver has been making waves in Seattle. Dan Rosenbaum has a job in ...

    Blog | May 11, 2006
  5. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: "Don't get too caught up with what the Wizards received or didn't receive for Gilbert Arenas on Saturday because acquiring Rashard Lewis from the Orlando Magic was not the primary goal in this endeavor. This was al...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  6. NBA Player Charities: Shooting Poorly From the Field

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Ross Siler, Tony Semerad, and Michael C. Lewis of The Salt Lake Tribune have published an exceptional piece of original reporting on NBA player charities: [A]n analysis by The Salt Lake Tribune of hundreds of tax docum...

    Blog | December 29, 2008
  7. Dee Brown: Apparently OK

    Henry Abbott

    Michael C. Lewis and Ross Siler of the Salt Lake Tribine say Brown -- who looked to be playing very well before his injury -- is out of the hospital and apparently OK: He was taken to a local hospital where neurological tests and X-rays were normal,...

    Blog | May 10, 2007