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  1. Hesse: The Houston problem

    Uli Hesse

    Uli Hesse wonders whether stats can one day be used to identify star players of the future.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2012
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  3. Shane Battier's biggest pet peeve

    Tom Haberstroh

    Bill Baptist /NBAE/Getty Images Ten years ago, this jump-ball was probably not credited as a block for Shane Battier. But it is now. Ever since "Moneyball" author Michael Lewis wrote a New York Times feature in Feb. 2009 on Shane Battier called "Th...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  4. "The Extra 2%" and the NBA

    Joe Treutlein of Hoopdata

    In many ways, Michael Lewis' "Moneyball" revolutionized the way people see baseball, while kick starting the advanced analytics movement in other sports. "The Extra 2%" by Jonah Keri details the improbable success of the Tampa Bay Rays and will undou...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  5. What geeks don't get

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The marquee panel at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference on Saturday was titled, "What Geeks Don't Get: The Limits of Moneyball," moderated by Michael Lewis. There's little doubt that the analytics movement in sports has strong momentum, but ar...

    Blog | March 06, 2010
  6. 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
  7. NBA - Analysis - Has Stephon Marbury joined the Boston Celtics as...

    Luke Cyphers

    Will Marbury's path of destruction stop in Boston?

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2009
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Jason Whitlock on disease of Me-lo

    Jason Whitlock

    When the Heat decided the Big Three needed a fourth, they pulled the plug on this year's championship run.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  12. LeBron James of Miami Heat misses practice Saturday, questionable...

    Michael Wallace

    Miami Heat star LeBron James sat out of practice Saturday to recover from a broken nose and is questionable for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bulls.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  13. 2013-14 NBA preview: Miami Heat outlook

    Tom Haberstroh

    How will the Miami Heat fare in 2013-14? Here's our projection.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  14. NBA: Miami Heat player profiles

    Tom Haberstroh

    Check out our player scouting reports and 2013-14 projections for the Heat.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  15. Remembering Reggie Lewis, 20 years after his tragic death

    Jackie MacMullan

    Twenty years after Reggie Lewis' tragic death, Boston still aches for him.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  16. Super Bowl XLVII -- The perfect ending

    Greg Garber

    Ray Lewis is trying to go out as a champion -- an ending that few in sports have managed to attain.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  17. Pro athletes answer confidential survey on race in sports - ESPN ...

    For ESPN The Magazine, 82 pro athletes in 12 different sports anonymously weigh in on race issues in sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012