Moneyball

Latest stories

23h
CBS Sports
Picking a World Series favorite based on which winning formula you preferof letting pitchers attack them and blah blah blah. It's the cousin of the theo
Picking a World Series favorite based on which winning formula you prefer
CBS Sports / Posted 23 hours ago
of letting pitchers attack them and blah blah blah. It's the cousin of the theory that patient lineups -- like those of the Moneyball era A's -- never succeed in the playoffs because they crumble against better pitching. Whether you buy in or not,... Read more
23h
HITC Sport
Jokanovic move for Pereira blocked by Fulham hierarchyCraig Kline within the Fulham set-up. Kline, a university friend of owner Shah
Jokanovic move for Pereira blocked by Fulham hierarchy
HITC Sport / Posted 23 hours ago
Craig Kline within the Fulham set-up. Kline, a university friend of owner Shahid Khan's son, is currently pursuing the 'moneyball' approach to the transfer market, by analysing player data as a basis for transfer moves. And the American data... Read more
6 related stories
1d
vitalfootball co uk
Who Will Spurs Bring In?makes it a sensible gamble and you feel he is already better than Mason, Carrol
Who Will Spurs Bring In?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
makes it a sensible gamble and you feel he is already better than Mason, Carroll and the departing Bentaleb and has the "Moneyball" resale potential that makes him attractive for Mr Levy. Lets assume we bought all three and at a combined total... Read more
1d
express
Man Utd move on loan faces collapse: Club vetoing midfielder with 'Moneyball' approachLeague appearances for Manchester United Fulham's recruitment policy takes a s
Man Utd move on loan faces collapse: Club vetoing midfielder with 'Moneyball' approach
express / Posted yesterday
League appearances for Manchester United Fulham's recruitment policy takes a similar approach to that used in the film 'Moneyball', with players brought in based on stats evidence. Jokanovic has been left frustrated as a result, leaving the... Read more
6 related stories
1d
Daily Mail
Jokanovic wants to land United's Pereira on loan - but move is blockedevidence is the most appropriate way to recruit potential squad members - much
Jokanovic wants to land United's Pereira on loan - but move is blocked
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
evidence is the most appropriate way to recruit potential squad members - much like Jonah Hill's character in the film, 'Moneyball'. Pereira is top of Jokanovic's wish list and Portuguese Mourinho is prepared to loan him out to the Championship... Read more
6 related stories
1d
5KSDK St. Louis
Hey, Tommy Pham can play!of the of the more underused statistics in baseball. The Oakland Athletics expl
Hey, Tommy Pham can play!
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
of the of the more underused statistics in baseball. The Oakland Athletics exploited that market inefficiency during the Moneyball years, but most of us still don't realize how valuable it is to walk. I don't have an exact valuation, but a... Read more
4d
News.com.au
Why it’s a good time to be Jonahfive or so years since Hill made a career pivot with 2010’s underrated black co
Why it’s a good time to be Jonah
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
five or so years since Hill made a career pivot with 2010’s underrated black comedy Cyrus and the 2011 sports stats drama Moneyball (which garnered Hill’s first Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination), he’s taken more time between projects to... Read more
4d
News.com.au
War Dogs’ bark worse than bitethe face of their character’s grubbiness when the occasion arises. On the back
War Dogs’ bark worse than bite
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
the face of their character’s grubbiness when the occasion arises. On the back of his work on The Wolf of Wall Street and Moneyball, Hill’s scurrilous sociopath is horribly compelling. In the end, however, their journey to the dark side results... Read more
4d
Brandon Sun
Got data? The geek behind US women's volleyball doesnumber genius to a type-off. He's the smartest guy most everybody with the prog
Got data? The geek behind US women's volleyball does
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
number genius to a type-off. He's the smartest guy most everybody with the program has ever met. "It's like Moneyball," setter Courtney Thompson said of the baseball book based on the Oakland Athletics' analytics-focused approach.... Read more
5d
Mashable
Jonah Hill graduates from student to teacher in entertaining 'War Dogs'is no longer the funny, fat kid you probably remember from a handful of Judd Ap
Jonah Hill graduates from student to teacher in entertaining 'War Dogs'
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
is no longer the funny, fat kid you probably remember from a handful of Judd Apatow productionsbefore he went "legit" with Moneyball and The Wolf of Wall Street. He's now the two-time Oscar nominee who simply came up in comedy before hitting his... Read more
5 related stories
5d
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
KOCO at the Movies: 'War Dogs' worth seeing simply for Jonah Hill's performancespecifically for Hill. While Teller and Cooper give solid performances, Hill, w
KOCO at the Movies: 'War Dogs' worth seeing simply for Jonah Hill's performance
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 5 days ago
specifically for Hill. While Teller and Cooper give solid performances, Hill, who has received Oscar nominations for "Moneyball" and "The Wolf of Wall Street," ups his game again to the caliber that he brought when he earned his second... Read more
54 related stories
5d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Truth for Tyruswith a lifetime average 33 points below Cobb's. Cobb excelled as an athlete by
Truth for Tyrus
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
with a lifetime average 33 points below Cobb's. Cobb excelled as an athlete by playing smart. He was a trailblazer in the "Moneyball" analytical genre, taking great pains to study other teams and players to identify weaknesses and... Read more
5d
USA Today
Why Jonah Hill is Hollywood's best bromantic leada bit of opium as well... ground-up E's... heroin... Clorox…” and Aaron ultimat
Why Jonah Hill is Hollywood's best bromantic lead
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
a bit of opium as well... ground-up E's... heroin... Clorox…” and Aaron ultimately becomes a sober Snow’s producer.2011 Moneyball with Brad Pitt Hill was nominated for his first Oscar for playing Ivy Leaguer Peter Brand who uses his knowledge... Read more
6d
USA Today
Jonah Hill, Miles Teller set their comedic crosshairs on 'War Dogs'dealer. But in reality, the two-time Oscar nominee insists that he "couldn't be
Jonah Hill, Miles Teller set their comedic crosshairs on 'War Dogs'
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
dealer. But in reality, the two-time Oscar nominee insists that he "couldn't be less interested in guns. "It wasn't like Moneyball, where I had to learn a lot about baseball and I continued liking baseball as a result," says Hill, 32, joined by... Read more
54 related stories
6d
News.com.au
Olsen twin ‘secretly weds’ 44-old beauabout trying to get pregnant”. Olsen and Sarkozy are often spotted out and abo
Olsen twin ‘secretly weds’ 44-old beau
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
about trying to get pregnant”. Olsen and Sarkozy are often spotted out and about in New York City, where they live together. Mary-Kate’s twin sister Ashley is also dating an older man — Moneyball director Bennett Miller, who is 20 years her sen... Read more
6d
Orange County Register
How the 'War Dogs' dudes made big money selling gunsa wiener in the current “Sausage Party”), has recently earned supporting actor
How the 'War Dogs' dudes made big money selling guns
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
a wiener in the current “Sausage Party”), has recently earned supporting actor Oscar nominations for his dramatic work in “Moneyball” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Diveroli is such a piece of work he could conceivably earn the thesp a third... Read more
54 related stories
8d
The Arizona Republic
Jonah Hill on being a despicable charmer in 'War Dogs'time and was friendly with Paul DePodesta, who, we ended up changing the charac
Jonah Hill on being a despicable charmer in 'War Dogs'
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
time and was friendly with Paul DePodesta, who, we ended up changing the character’s name, we based my character on for “Moneyball.” He took his name off the movie and then later regretted it, which was a really nice thing, and we’re friends now.... Read more
3 related stories
9d
Calgary Sun
'War Dogs': Jonah Hill breaks down 'scary' true story behind his latest filmNEW YORK — Truth is stranger than fiction — just ask Jonah Hill. The Oscar-nom
'War Dogs': Jonah Hill breaks down 'scary' true story behind his latest film
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
NEW YORK — Truth is stranger than fiction — just ask Jonah Hill. The Oscar-nominated star of Moneyball and The Wolf of Wall Street returns to movie theatres this week in War Dogs, playing a real-life 20-something arms dealer — Efraim Diveroli — who... Read more
3 related stories
9d
Breitbart
Before Moneyball, the Oakland A’s Played Finleyballmustaches reignited a nineteenth-century tradition in twentieth-century basebal
Before Moneyball, the Oakland A’s Played Finleyball
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
mustaches reignited a nineteenth-century tradition in twentieth-century baseball (see Rollie Fingers), those denounced for bucking old ways often establish them anew. It wasn’t Moneyball. It was better. Finley Ball, the era and the book,... Read more
9d
The Patriot Ledger
Movies: Q&A with 'War Dogs' star Jonah Hillof real people. In fact, he’s been Oscar-nominated twice for it, as Peter Bran
Movies: Q&A with 'War Dogs' star Jonah Hill
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
of real people. In fact, he’s been Oscar-nominated twice for it, as Peter Brand (kind of based on Paul DePodesta) in “Moneyball,” and as Donnie Azoff (kind of based on Danny Porush) in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” He’s at it again in “War... Read more
3 related stories
9d
The Brockton Enterprise
Movies: Q&A with 'War Dogs' star Jonah Hillof real people. In fact, he’s been Oscar-nominated twice for it, as Peter Bran
Movies: Q&A with 'War Dogs' star Jonah Hill
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
of real people. In fact, he’s been Oscar-nominated twice for it, as Peter Brand (kind of based on Paul DePodesta) in “Moneyball,” and as Donnie Azoff (kind of based on Danny Porush) in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” He’s at it again in “War... Read more
3 related stories
11d
Yahoo Sports
The improved Colorado Avalanche (Trending Topics)little bit. Fedor Tyutin might constitute a decent depth reclamation project, a
The improved Colorado Avalanche (Trending Topics)
Yahoo Sports / Posted 11 days ago
little bit. Fedor Tyutin might constitute a decent depth reclamation project, and so on. It’s the adoption of a very clear “moneyball”-type examination of the free agent market. General Fanager shows their new acquisitions at the NHL level cost a... Read more
31 related stories
12d
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
Jonah Hill keeps it real in ‘War Dogs’of real people. In fact, he�s been Oscar-nominated twice for it, as Peter Brand
Jonah Hill keeps it real in ‘War Dogs’
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
of real people. In fact, he�s been Oscar-nominated twice for it, as Peter Brand (kind of based on Paul DePodesta) in �Moneyball,� and as Donnie Azoff (kind of based on Danny Porush) in �The Wolf of Wall Street.� He�s at it again in �War Dogs,�... Read more
12d
Calgary Sun
Jonah Hill reveals the movies and albums he can't live withoutJonah Hill has already worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest directors and ac
Jonah Hill reveals the movies and albums he can't live without
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Jonah Hill has already worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest directors and actors. He’s appeared alongside Brad Pitt in Moneyball (which netted him his first Oscar nomination) and Leonardo Di Caprio in The Wolf of Wall Street (which netted him... Read more
12d
The Hill
Kaine courts Asian voters for Clintonof the electorate, more than President Obama's margin of victory in 2012 over M
Kaine courts Asian voters for Clinton
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
of the electorate, more than President Obama's margin of victory in 2012 over Mitt Romney. ADVERTISEMENT “It was like a ‘Moneyball’ approach to politics,” the source said, referring to the statistics-heavy baseball strategy. The source came away... Read more
12d
Inquirier.net
San Beda’s Soberano new NCAA All-Star 3-Point champyear fueled him to aspire for the bigger prize, tweaking his strategies to win
San Beda’s Soberano new NCAA All-Star 3-Point champ
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
year fueled him to aspire for the bigger prize, tweaking his strategies to win the crown. “Doon talaga ako nag-focus sa moneyball rack. Sa amin kasi, malaki ang expectations nila sa akin,” he said. Ilagan scored 15 in the championship round,... Read more
12d
The New Zealand Herald
Jonah Hill and Miles Teller unleash the swagger in new film War DogsDogs is the latest in a long line of films in which Jonah Hill has portrayed a
Jonah Hill and Miles Teller unleash the swagger in new film War Dogs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Dogs is the latest in a long line of films in which Jonah Hill has portrayed a real-life person, following efforts like Moneyball and The Wolf of Wall Street. "I don't think so," Hill says. "I mean, I would hope it doesn't, you know. Because I... Read more
13d
ESPN Cricinfo
Warner falls back into attacking waysbatting group taken to India. Regardless of what happens at the SSC, questions
Warner falls back into attacking ways
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 13 days ago
batting group taken to India. Regardless of what happens at the SSC, questions will need to be asked. "That's probably the Moneyball theory isn't it, you pick players for certain conditions," Warner said. "End of the day we're all professional... Read more
14d
The Monroe Evening News
Jonah Hill keeps it real in ‘War Dogs’of real people. In fact, he’s been Oscar-nominated twice for it, as Peter Brand
Jonah Hill keeps it real in ‘War Dogs’
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
of real people. In fact, he’s been Oscar-nominated twice for it, as Peter Brand (kind of based on Paul DePodesta) in “Moneyball,” and as Donnie Azoff (kind of based on Danny Porush) in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” He’s at it again in “War Dogs,”... Read more
14d
NFL.com
Browns rookie Corey Coleman: The next Steve Smith?-- who sit at the other end of the spectrum as models of franchise consistency.
Browns rookie Corey Coleman: The next Steve Smith?
NFL.com / Posted 14 days ago
-- who sit at the other end of the spectrum as models of franchise consistency. Enter Corey Coleman For all the lazy "Moneyball" quips, this year's Browns draft revealed a common link running through the 14 rookies picked by the new front... Read more
14d
The Mercury News
FX boss casts a wary eye toward Netflix and its massive amount of programmingwe do," he said. Landgraf, who in the past has likened his basic-cable company
FX boss casts a wary eye toward Netflix and its massive amount of programming
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
we do," he said. Landgraf, who in the past has likened his basic-cable company to the budget-conscious Oakland A's of "Moneyball" fame, said FX and FXX would be handling about 20 scripted series this year. "Television shows are not like cars... Read more
27 related stories
14d
Manchester Evening News
Manchester United Paul Pogba transfer has sparked Liverpool outrage and it's hilariousembarrassed his club on countless occasions during 2011-12 but especially in th
Manchester United Paul Pogba transfer has sparked Liverpool outrage and it's hilarious
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
embarrassed his club on countless occasions during 2011-12 but especially in the transfer market - Fenway Sports Group's Moneyball strategy might actually have worked better if Brad Pitt was in charge rather than Dalglish. United are in a... Read more
14d
Silicon Valley
FX boss casts a wary eye toward Netflix and its massive amount of programmingwe do," he said. Landgraf, who in the past has likened his basic-cable company
FX boss casts a wary eye toward Netflix and its massive amount of programming
Silicon Valley / Posted 14 days ago
we do," he said. Landgraf, who in the past has likened his basic-cable company to the budget-conscious Oakland A's of "Moneyball" fame, said FX and FXX would be handling about 20 scripted series this year. "Television shows are not like cars... Read more
27 related stories
14d
The Mercury News
FX boss casts a wary eye toward Netflix and its massive amount of programmingwe do," he said. Landgraf, who in the past has likened his basic-cable company
FX boss casts a wary eye toward Netflix and its massive amount of programming
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
we do," he said. Landgraf, who in the past has likened his basic-cable company to the budget-conscious Oakland A's of "Moneyball" fame, said FX and FXX would be handling about 20 scripted series this year. "Television shows are not like cars... Read more
27 related stories
15d
FOXSPORTS.com.au
Pogba world record transfer, Premier League: Bale, Ronaldo, Figo, Zidane, Kakabefore him, the striker couldn’t regain form of previous seasons. After 10 goa
Pogba world record transfer, Premier League: Bale, Ronaldo, Figo, Zidane, Kaka
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
before him, the striker couldn’t regain form of previous seasons. After 10 goals in 42 appearances for the Boro, he made a moneyball move to Qatar to play for Al-Saad. Stoke City (2015): Xherdan Shaqiri from Inter Milan for £12m The Swiss made an... Read more
5 related stories
15d
The World Game
Why you can't miss Real Madrid v Sevilla on SBSreplacements. The man behind this success is Monchi, Sevilla's director of Foo
Why you can't miss Real Madrid v Sevilla on SBS
The World Game / Posted 15 days ago
replacements. The man behind this success is Monchi, Sevilla's director of Football. The Spanish press has dubbed him 'Moneyball Monchi', Sevilla's president described him as "our Messi". In his time in charge Sevilla has won nine trophies,... Read more
15d
FOX Business
Can Lessons From Moneyball Be Applied to Investing?When Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball,he shined a light on how Oakland Athletics G
Can Lessons From Moneyball Be Applied to Investing?
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
When Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball,he shined a light on how Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane looked at the game of baseball differently than his rivals. Beane tossed out some of the flashier statistics used to judge players -- home runs... Read more
15d
FOX Business
Can Lessons From Moneyball Be Applied to Investing?When Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball,he shined a light on how Oakland Athletics G
Can Lessons From Moneyball Be Applied to Investing?
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
When Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball,he shined a light on how Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane looked at the game of baseball differently than his rivals. Continue Reading Below Beane tossed out some of the flashier statistics used to... Read more
16d
International Business Times
Sevilla maestro Monchi opens up for first time on offers to leave amid Manchester United interest of their star players, now almost a classic tradition of the summer for them.
Sevilla maestro Monchi opens up for first time on offers to leave amid Manchester United interest
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
of their star players, now almost a classic tradition of the summer for them. However, thanks to European football's 'Mr Moneyball', they always find a way to survive. Speaking exclusively to IBTimes UK ahead of Tuesday's game, Sevilla's sporting... Read more
116 related stories
16d
Calgary Sun
'Moneyball' star to make directorial debutcompany. This is kind of my first experience with that. I don't even have a nam
'Moneyball' star to make directorial debut
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
company. This is kind of my first experience with that. I don't even have a name for my production company yet." The Moneyball star also wrote the screenplay for the new movie, which follows a group of California teenagers navigating their... Read more
18d
Wired News
Sponsors Are Playing Moneyball to Snag Unsung OlympiansTime of Publication: 7:00 am.7:00 amUS Olympic wrestler Jordan Burroughs compet
Sponsors Are Playing Moneyball to Snag Unsung Olympians
Wired News / Posted 18 days ago
Time of Publication: 7:00 am.7:00 amUS Olympic wrestler Jordan Burroughs competes against Cuban Luis Esteban Quintana Martinez of Cuba in the Men's freestyle wrestling during Salsa in the Square... Read more
19d
Variety
Ileen Reich Named Senior VP of Publicity at Participant Mediaincluding the “Spider-Man” franchise and “American Hustle,” “The Social Network
Ileen Reich Named Senior VP of Publicity at Participant Media
Variety / Posted 19 days ago
including the “Spider-Man” franchise and “American Hustle,” “The Social Network,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Captain Phillips,” “Moneyball” and “Pursuit of Happyness.” Prior to Sony Pictures, Reich was Vice President, National Publicity, West Coast for... Read more
20d
Detroit Free Press
Couch: Moneyball finale features ideal matchup - Bridges vs. LangfordBy now, Miles Bridges has figured out that he’s a big draw at Lansing’s Moneyba
Couch: Moneyball finale features ideal matchup - Bridges vs. Langford
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
By now, Miles Bridges has figured out that he’s a big draw at Lansing’s Moneyball Pro-Am summer basketball league. The packed bleachers every Tuesday and Thursday at Aim High in Dimondale, the trail of kids following him off the court for autographs... Read more
20d
Kingston Daily Freeman
Former Kingston resident, MLB Network host Brian Kenny ‘Ahead of the Curve’ with book on Sabermetricshe said. “The media is slowly coming around to this form of analytics. I couldn
Former Kingston resident, MLB Network host Brian Kenny ‘Ahead of the Curve’ with book on Sabermetrics
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 20 days ago
he said. “The media is slowly coming around to this form of analytics. I couldn’t understand it. “When the book, Moneyball, came out in 2003, I thought Sabermetrics was old then. There was a already a paradigm shift in thinking taking... Read more
21d
Scotsman
12 of the most intriguing pre-season signings in the SPFLmainstays in a Rangers team that challenges or even wins the league, then we ma
12 of the most intriguing pre-season signings in the SPFL
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
mainstays in a Rangers team that challenges or even wins the league, then we may as well go ahead and anoint Warburton the Moneyball king of Scottish football. Early indications are that Windass could live up to his manager’s expectations after an... Read more
2 related stories
21d
Variety
Thriller ‘13 Minutes’ in the Works as Netflix MovieLuca has been nominated three times for the Best Picture Academy Award nominee
Thriller ‘13 Minutes’ in the Works as Netflix Movie
Variety / Posted 21 days ago
Luca has been nominated three times for the Best Picture Academy Award nominee for producing “The Social Network,” “Moneyball” and “Captain Phillips.” He’s also producing the “Fifty Shades of Grey” films and Tom Hanks’ “Inferno.” Schwartz... Read more
22d
The Hollywood Reporter
'Gossip Girl' Creators Adapting YA Mystery Novel '13 Minutes' for Filmconsiderable pedigreed names behind it. De Luca is a three-time Academy Award
'Gossip Girl' Creators Adapting YA Mystery Novel '13 Minutes' for Film
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 22 days ago
considerable pedigreed names behind it. De Luca is a three-time Academy Award nominee for producing The Social Network, Moneyball, and Captain Phillips. He last produced Fifty Shades of Grey and has the Tom Hanks-starring Inferno opening October... Read more
23d
The Daily Californian
Dying in slow motionmall. All of a sudden, A’s fans look around and notice Barry Zito is gone, and
Dying in slow motion
The Daily Californian / Posted 23 days ago
mall. All of a sudden, A’s fans look around and notice Barry Zito is gone, and Eric Chavez isn’t the same guy. The early Moneyball postseason heartbreaks never end with Billy Beane getting to finally spray champagne in the clubhouse. Those... Read more
27d
FOX News
Celebrity scale: Skinny or curvy?new cheating allegations Jonah Hill appears to have gained back (right) most o
Celebrity scale: Skinny or curvy?
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
new cheating allegations Jonah Hill appears to have gained back (right) most of the weight he lost in 2011 (left.) The "Moneyball" star was reportedly dating LA dietician Brooke Glazer but recently called it quits and it seems he did the same... Read more
27d
Bleacher Report
Fitzpatrick and the NY Jets Finally Did the Smart Thing for a Silly Reasonexpensive veteran team with win-now expectations inside and outside the locker
Fitzpatrick and the NY Jets Finally Did the Smart Thing for a Silly Reason
Bleacher Report / Posted 27 days ago
expensive veteran team with win-now expectations inside and outside the locker room, picked a strange time to start playing Moneyball. And Fitzpatrick spent the offseason expecting some of that sweet short-term starter money the Eagles and Sam... Read more
63 related stories
More

People in this news