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  1. Evidence suggests the famed "Moneyball" mindset has run its cours...

    Doug Mittler

    Doug Mittler lays out recent evidence suggesting that the teams that have succeeded in recent playoffs and during the regular season are the teams that have a more aggressive approach at the plate, then details why they might have that approach.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  2. Oakland Athletics need to make a move at the trade deadline - MLB...

    Paul Swydan

    The time has come for the Moneyball A's to cash in and chase a title, writes Paul Swydan.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  3. A's poised to win AL West again in '14

    Jim Bowden

    For all the hype the "Moneyball A's" of the turn of the century received, this year's club was general manager Billy Beane's best work. He built a team with depth all over the diamond, so the lineup was able to regularly wear out opposing pitchers an...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  4. Josh Donaldson put up one of unlikeliest MVP-caliber seasons ever...

    Dan Szymborski

    Josh Donaldson put up one of the unlikeliest MVP-caliber seasons ever, and his future is bright. Dan Szymborski explains why the A's third baseman isn't a fluke.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  5. A new low for A's ballpark

    Buster Olney

    "There are rich teams and there are poor teams. Then there's 50 feet of crap ... and then there's us" -- Brad Pitt as Billy Beane in "Moneyball" ATLANTA -- Many miles from here, an embarrassment for baseball played out Sunday. If it was an isolate...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  6. Delmon Young falls from No. 1 overall to out of first round in 20...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2003 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  7. Baseball's stats revolution changed the sport but not its culture...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating profiles Eric Van, the former sabermetrician for the Boston Red Sox, and other mathematical minds like him. Although MLB is more inclined toward numbers, the anti-geek culture hasn't changed.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2013
  8. NHL - Could a "Moneypuck" approach help the league's small-market...

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg examines the NHL's market inefficiencies, comparing the league's small-versus-large-market imbalance to that of MLB. Neil adds that a "Moneypuck" philosophy could work, and offers up five players who could aid small-market teams.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  9. NFL - The NFL's most undervalued players

    Khaled Elsayed

    Pro Football Focus uses its metrics to determine a team of the NFL's most undervalued players, including some surprising names. Based on their performance relative to their cap hit, Russell Wilson, Alfred Morris and J.J. Watt produced good value.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  10. NFL - The NFL's most overvalued players

    Khaled Elsayed

    Pro Football Focus uses its metrics to determine a team of the NFL's most overvalued players, including some surprising names. Based on their performance relative to their cap hit, Brian Urlacher, Ed Reed and even Elvis Dumervil produced poor value.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  11. Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays are masters at the art of the s...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that the shift has become more popular than ever and hitters should take after David Ortiz's approach.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  12. I'll Have Another proves stamina is most in throughbred racing - ...

    Peter Keating

    I'll Have Another's run for the Triple Crown proves that stamina is far more important than speed or pedigree, writes Peter Keating in ESPN The Magazine. Plus, it's a whole lot cheaper.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  13. Redrafting the 2002 'Moneyball' draft - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2002 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  14. Oakland A's don't need Yoenis Cespedes to produce immediately

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down Yoenis Cespedes' surprising deal with the Oakland A's, who don't need the Cuban outfielder to produce immediately.

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  15. Boise State's 'Moneyball' success

    Ryan McGee

    "I don't do stars." Dan Hawkins says it with a laugh and with an intentional double meaning. Now an ESPN analyst, it was Hawkins who transformed the Boise State Broncos football program from a "Where?" program into its current position as Ameri...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  16. CFB - Boise State Broncos' 'Moneybal' success

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee evaluates the Boise State Broncos' "Moneyball" success, examining how they have exploited inefficienies in the recruiting market.

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2011