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  1. Rays are done; time to trade David Price

    David Schoenfield

    In "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game," Michael Lewis wrote, "The sheer quantity of brain power that hurled itself voluntarily and quixotically into the search for new baseball knowledge was either exhilarating or depressing, depending on ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  2. Hot Property: Let’s Turn Michael Lewis’s Best-Selling...

    John Lopez

    After The Blind Side and Moneyball (and all their Oscar cachet), Michael Lewis could write a Yelp review and Hollywood would option it. That's just about what producer Scott Rudin did, acquiring Lewis's l...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Titans looking at OT Michael Oher

    Paul Kuharsky

    One candidate to replace right tackle David Stewart for the Tennessee Titans has emerged. Outgoing Baltimore offensive tackle Michael Oher is visiting the team Friday. Oher is a well-known name because he was the central figure in Michael Lewis...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  4. 3-point shot: Good news for Butler's Miller

    Andy Katz

    1. New Butler coach Brandon Miller couldn't have had the summer lay out better for him with the decision by assistants Michael Lewis and Terry Johnson to stay on the Bulldogs staff. It's unclear if either had a shot to go with former coach Brad Steve...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  5. Offensive linemen now in the spotlight

    Darren Rovell

    When the lights go up on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at Radio City Music Hall on Thursday for the NFL draft, things will quickly turn into a party for the offensive linemen. Central Michigan's Eric Fisher, Texas A&M's Luke Joeckel and Oklahoma'...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  6. Ole Miss and the Pack Mentality of National Signing Day

    Michael Weinreb

    1. I should declare up front that I am firmly entrenched in the strata of college football fanatics who find National Signing Day to be a weird and discomfiting phenomenon, and that I do not frequent any message boards, and that I believe that the ha...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  7. 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
  8. MIAA football tourney plan clears another hurdle

    Shawn Myrick

    FRANKLIN, Mass. -- The possibility of a statewide football championship in Massachusetts took another leap forward this morning. In what was the second consecutive day of meetings for the MIAA Football Committee and the MIAA Tournament Management ...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  9. 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
  10. Darren Sproles has shot at history

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've talked a lot this season about New Orleans running back/return man Darren Sproles and how he might be the best free agent signing of 2011. He's contributed heavily as a runner, receiver and returner and Sproles' total body of work is turning...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  11. Tyler Cowen and Kevin Grier evaluate whether the economics of Mon...

    Tyler Cowen and Kevin Grier

    Do the principles really work anymore?

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  12. Stats to see: USC scores like it's 1949

    Jeremy Lundblad

    For the second time this season, USC was held to 40 points or fewer. Two weeks after scoring 36 points in a loss to Cal Poly, the Trojans fell to Minnesota 55-40. At 55.1 ppg, USC is on track for its lowest scoring season since averaging 52.8 in 19...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  13. Stats to see: USC scores like it's 1949

    Jeremy Lundblad

    For the second time this season, USC was held to 40 points or fewer. Two weeks after scoring 36 points in a loss to Cal Poly, the Trojans fell to Minnesota 55-40. At 55.1 ppg, USC is on track for its lowest scoring season since averaging 52.8 in 1948...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  14. 'The Blind Side' kid commits to Loyola

    Diamond Leung

    Remember Sean Tuohy Jr., the adopted brother of eventual first-round Baltimore Ravens draft pick Michael Oher? It was Tuohy -- aka S.J. -- who was the cute kid in the Michael Lewis book "The Blind Side" and subsequent feature film that depicted him p...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  15. Justin Timberlake to Star in Musical Biopic as Non-Singing Person...

    Amos Barshad

    Justin Timberlake will star in Spinning Gold, a biopic on record producer Neil Bogart, who ran Casablanca Records in the 1970s and had a hand in the careers of KISS, Parliament, Donna Summer, and the Village People. So JT, former beloved pop star, is...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  16. Other Artistic Liberties Taken by the Moneyball Movie

    Mark Lisanti

    If you've read any Baseball People's reactions to Moneyball, Bennett "The Good Capote One" Miller's film adaptation of the Michael Lewis bestseller Moneybeane: One Handsome Rageoholic's Quest to Buy a Playoff Ticket With a Fistful of Loose Change, yo...

    Blog | September 23, 2011