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  1. Sunday notes: Jets playing 'Moneyball'

    Rich Cimini

    Thoughts and observations on the New York Jets: 1. Penny pinchers: For those not happy with John Idzik's conservative approach to free agency... well, you may not want to read this. It will raise your ire to a new level. Right now, the Jets hav...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Sunday notes: The unmovable contract

    Rich Cimini

    A quick take on the Jets and the NFL: 1. Moneyball: You've been hearing a lot about how the Jets are stuck with QB Mark Sanchez for 2013 because of his contract. Here's an explanation on why that likely is the case: Sanchez's salary-cap number ...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  4. Dallas Cowboys' Jason Garrett grows comfortable leaving his stamp...

    Todd Archer

    Coach Jason Garrett grows comfortable leaving his stamp on training camp.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  5. Ravens ready to play 'Moneyball'

    Jamison Hensley

    The Baltimore Ravens already had a brush with Hollywood with The Blind Side, which documented the life of offensive tackle Michael Oher. Now, Baltimore is taking a cue from Moneyball, the baseball movie about how the Oakland A's won by using sophisti...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  6. Does spending more money = more wins?

    Jordan Brenner

    This is the first of a three-part series from ESPN the Magazine's "Pay Dirt." The full feature is available in the current issue of The Mag's Money Issue. It's tough to follow the money in sports, so The Mag commissioned the Wharton School at the ...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  7. Oscars captivated Hollywood on Sunday, so Page 2 presents Academy...

    DJ Gallo

    Offseason Pigskinpalooza presents Academy Awards for the NFL!

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  8. Tight ends like Gronk and Vernon Davis changing the game

    John Clayton

    Tight ends such as Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez and Vernon Davis are forcing a need for larger defensive backs in order to cover them, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  9. Badgers get boost from Ball's surprise call

    Adam Rittenberg

    It has been a rough few days for the Wisconsin Badgers, who lost their second consecutive Rose Bowl on Monday and lost two more assistant coaches Wednesday. But the week is ending on a very good note: "MoneyBall" is waiting to cash in. Translat...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  10. The Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review September 23, 2011

    • Jonah Hill talks about his new movie "Moneyball" and what it was like on the set filming the movie. Listen • ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter updates the latest news about Eagles QB Michael Vick and the Cowboys' injuries. Plus, he says...

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  11. Page 2 Power Rankings -- Heavy MSG Edition

    Greg Hardy

    Should the ACC hoops tourney be held at Madison Square Garden?

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  12. Jacoby Jones of Houston Texans, Laurent Robinson of St. Louis Ram...

    Christopher Harris

    Christopher Harris provides criteria for wide receivers who suddenly become fantasy-worthy, and lists those who could break out this season.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  13. Colts' Polian speaks on stat analysis

    Paul Kuharsky

    Here is a lengthy video of a panel at the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Indianapolis Colts president Bill Polian was part of the panel discussing "What Geeks Don't Get: The Limits of Moneyball." Football Outsiders indexes some of t...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  14. Sports statistics: Where does it end?

    Brian MacPherson

    Experts and team execs debate the limits of Moneyball.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2010
  15. Digging deeper into the numbers (game)

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Whether it's fair or not, the "Moneyball" tag has chased new Detroit coach Jim Schwartz for most of the past five years. Ever since my AFC South colleague Paul Kuharsky wrote this story in a 2003 e...

    Blog | January 16, 2009
  16. Who is Jim Schwartz?

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Many of you Black and Bluers, especially those in Detroit, might be unfamiliar with Tennessee defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, who is taking a second interview Monday with Lions officials. Schwartz has been w...

    Blog | January 12, 2009