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  1. K.C. Masterpiece

    Rany Jazayerli

    It's weird to root for something that goes against what you believe in, but that's where I found myself as I flew out of O'Hare yesterday morning to watch the Royals play the A's in the American League wild-card game, Kansas Cit...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  2. MLB - Oakland A's Billy Beane a different Moneyball script

    Jim Caple

    Our Hollywood sleuths have discovered the secret script for "Moneyball 2," and guess what? A's general manager Billy Beane is singing a different tune this time around.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  3. ‘I’m Not a Visionary’: The Staggering Career Ar...

    Sean Fennessey and Chris Ryan

    Steven Soderbergh has never told a straight story. Not one of his 26 feature-length films or two television series has played out in a linear fashion. Jump cuts, flashbacks, hallucinations, videotaped segments, dream sequences, unreliable narrators,...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  4. Liverpool spend big on depth

    Richard Jolly

    Liverpool

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  5. Does James Rodríguez Fit In at Real Madrid?

    Mike L. Goodman

    Normal rules do not apply to Real Madrid. President Florentino Perez laughs at your Moneyball. He mocks your concerns over things like value. Real Madrid are different. They are the best team. They have the most money. Whoever they want, they...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  6. Greatness in the Uncommon: Sports, Narrative Fiction, and Netflix...

    Michael Baumann

    A renegade owner takes over a minor league baseball team and assembles a group of castoffs. Those castoffs then start winning, much to the chagrin of organized baseball, and much to the delight of fans in a market that almost everyone thought had aba...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. Billion-Dollar Billy Beane

    The film version of "Moneyball" depicts many establishment baseball types as ignorant of where wins in baseball come from and clueless about how to properly value talent. Take, for example, the scene when John Henry --...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  8. Will Iowa's 'Moneyball' recruiting pay off?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Anyone who follows Iowa football, even casually, knows the Hawkeyes are a developmental program -- and damn proud of it. They've repeatedly taken the overlooked and underappreciated and made them into excellent college players, and NFL draft picks. ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  9. Kirk Ferentz, Iowa Hawkeyes take Moneyball approach to recruiting...

    Jeremy Crabtree

    The Iowa Hawkeyes can't recruit like the big-money programs, but their Moneyball approach is paying off.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Moneyball, before Moneyball was cool

    Alex Kaufman

    One of the best-kept secrets in Cleveland sports is not who the Cavs will take with the first pick in the NBA draft, or who the Browns' starting quarterback will be come fall. Rather, it is a computer program you've probably never heard of. But for y...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  12. 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
  13. The Myth of the First-Pitch Strike

    Joe Lemire

    People often say that strike one is the best pitch in a pitcher's arsenal. Increasingly, box scores tally first-pitch strikes, and broadcasters tout their efficacy. The concept has seeped so far into our collective consciousness that it even has...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  14. Cannes Diary, Day 6: Somebody Wants to Win the Festival and It&rs...

    Wesley Morris

    We're at the stage of Cannes when people are beginning to think about Saturday. That's when Jane Campion's jury will announce its prizewinner, and there's some uncertainty about which way the jurors are leaning...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  15. Yankees shifting philosophy on defense

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    About the time the "Moneyball" movie came out, a spoof trailer made its way around the Internet. "Too Much Moneyball," it was called, and it presented the New York Yankees as the very opposite of everything Moneyball and the Oakland A's stood for. ...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  16. Boston Red Sox fully expect tight AL East race

    Gordon Edes

    The Sox believe they'll play better, but will it be enough to win the division?

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014