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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
New book on dating blames the numbers - not the women Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 9:27 PM Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 9:27 PM NEW YORK —
New book on dating blames the numbers - not the women
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 9:27 PM Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 9:27 PM NEW YORK — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues... Read more
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Box Office Mojo
'Compton' Wins 'War Room' RumbleDespite what President Merkin Muffley said in Dr. Strangelove it appears you CA
'Compton' Wins 'War Room' Rumble
Box Office Mojo / Posted 17 hours ago
Despite what President Merkin Muffley said in Dr. Strangelove it appears you CAN fight in the War Room. Straight Outta Compton did just that and, with $13.2M in domestic box office, emerged victorious over War Room to claim the #1 position on the... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Morshower Featured At Dinner For ChamberPierce in "24." He appeared in every season of the show except its last two. He
Morshower Featured At Dinner For Chamber
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
Pierce in "24." He appeared in every season of the show except its last two. He also is known for his work with "X-Men," "Moneyball" and "Transformers." Morshower He also does the "Extra Mile" seminars, deeply moving presentations that run the... Read more
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TribLIVE
New book on dating blames the numbers — not the womenThink “Freakonomics” and “Moneyball” if you run across “Date-Onomics,” a by-the
New book on dating blames the numbers — not the women
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Think “Freakonomics” and “Moneyball” if you run across “Date-Onomics,” a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. Business journalist Jon Birger has crunched the data... Read more
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sportsmole
Brentford vs. ReadingReading travel to Brentford on Saturday afternoon seeking their first Champions
Brentford vs. Reading
sportsmole / Posted 3 days ago
Reading travel to Brentford on Saturday afternoon seeking their first Championship win of the season. The Bees have themselves tasted victory in just one of their opening three games, leaving both sides camped firmly in the bottom half of the table... Read more
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sportsmole
FC Midtjylland 1-0 SouthamptonBelow, relive our live text commentary of the clash. 6.47pmCan Southampton rea
FC Midtjylland 1-0 Southampton
sportsmole / Posted 3 days ago
Below, relive our live text commentary of the clash. 6.47pmCan Southampton reach the Europa League group stages then? Who knows, but what we do know is that they've got a big, big test ahead of them. Tonight, Ronald Koeman's side visit Midtjylland... Read more
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Japan Today
New book on dating blames the numbers - not the women ‹ Japan TodayThink Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across “Date-Onomics,” a by-the-num
New book on dating blames the numbers - not the women ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across “Date-Onomics,” a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. Business journalist Jon Birger has crunched the data on... Read more
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The News-Herald
New book on dating blames the numbers - not the womenNEW YORK (AP) � Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomic
New book on dating blames the numbers - not the women
The News-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. Business journalist Jon Birger has... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Sabermetrics is overused by Rays.TAMPA - I was sitting around a table prior to the Bengals-Bucs game Monday nigh
Sabermetrics is overused by Rays.
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
TAMPA - I was sitting around a table prior to the Bengals-Bucs game Monday night with a handful of local newspaper sports journalists, two of which cover Tampa Bay area sports for AP. The topic. Sabermetrics in baseball and more specifically the use... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Author: Lopsided gender ratios, not women, to blame on the dating frontNEW YORK -- Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics,"
Author: Lopsided gender ratios, not women, to blame on the dating front
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK -- Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. Business journalist Jon Birger has crunched... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A's don't toy with showing Gallego doorThe Oakland Athletics are having a sorry season, but at least they didn't let 1
A's don't toy with showing Gallego door
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Oakland Athletics are having a sorry season, but at least they didn't let 15,000 Mike Gallego windmill windup toys go to waste. The club on Sunday fired Gallego, 54, the team's third-base coach for the past seven seasons, after a spate of... Read more
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The Evening Sun
New book on dating blames the numbers—not the womenNEW YORK (AP) — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomic
New book on dating blames the numbers—not the women
The Evening Sun / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. Business journalist Jon Birger has... Read more
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York Daily Record
New book on dating blames the numbers—not the womenNEW YORK (AP) — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomic
New book on dating blames the numbers—not the women
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. Business journalist Jon Birger has... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
New book on dating blames the numbers—not the womenNEW YORK (AP) — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomic
New book on dating blames the numbers—not the women
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. Business journalist Jon Birger has... Read more
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ABC News
New Book on Dating Blames the Numbers _ Not the WomenThink Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-num
New Book on Dating Blames the Numbers _ Not the Women
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. Business journalist Jon Birger has crunched the data on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New book on dating blames statistics - not womenA section of the cover of 'Date-Onomocs: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers G
New book on dating blames statistics - not women
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
A section of the cover of 'Date-Onomocs: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game' by Jon Birger, published in the US by Workman Publishing. Image / supplied Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across Date-Onomics, a by-the-numbers book on... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Every pitch counts in baseball, but the 1-1 pitch counts more than any otherDodgers right-hander Zack Greinke has a reputation for being among the most cer
Every pitch counts in baseball, but the 1-1 pitch counts more than any other
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke has a reputation for being among the most cerebral pitchers in baseball, and when he leans in for the sign, his mind runs a quick scan through scores of numbers, memories and situational factors. "So many things... Read more
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Washington Post
Moneyball 2.0: Keeping players healthyGreen Bay Packers cornerback Damarious Randall leaves the field after an appare
Moneyball 2.0: Keeping players healthy
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Green Bay Packers cornerback Damarious Randall leaves the field after an apparent injury against the Steelers on Sunday. (Charles Leclaire/USA Today Sports) In locker rooms across the country, amidst the pads, sticks, balls and helmets, sports teams... Read more
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Roll Call
'Moneyball' for the Power Grid: Harry Reid Says Metrics Key‘Moneyball’ for the Power Grid: Reid Says Metrics Key Reid compared utility co
'Moneyball' for the Power Grid: Harry Reid Says Metrics Key
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
‘Moneyball’ for the Power Grid: Reid Says Metrics Key Reid compared utility companies ignoring renewable energy to a baseball team benching Harper. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid kicked off his annual clean... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk
Dallas’ Wesley Matthews says he’ll be ready to go opening nightBack on March 5, early in the third quarter in a game against Dallas, Wesley Ma
Dallas’ Wesley Matthews says he’ll be ready to go opening night
NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk / Posted 6 days ago
Back on March 5, early in the third quarter in a game against Dallas, Wesley Matthews started a drive and went down without contact. It turned out to be a ruptured Achilles tendon. By pretty much the next day, Matthews talked about coming back... Read more
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The Irish Times
Reeling in the years: how the past comes back to haunt us In new film ‘45 Years’, Andrew Haigh focuses on the daily struggles of ordinar
Reeling in the years: how the past comes back to haunt us
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
In new film ‘45 Years’, Andrew Haigh focuses on the daily struggles of ordinary people When Andrew Haigh’s Weekend – his second film as writer and director – premiered at the SXSW Film... Read more
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express
Southampton 1 - FC Midtjylland 1: Rodriguez rescues draw for Saintsligament injury. But his first goal since March 2014 last night kept his club's
Southampton 1 - FC Midtjylland 1: Rodriguez rescues draw for Saints
express / Posted 10 days ago
ligament injury. But his first goal since March 2014 last night kept his club's European dream alive. Against the Danish "Moneyball" percentage game specialists, Saints had fallen behind in their Europa League play off when their ex player, Finn... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Southampton v FC Midtjylland: Europa League play-off – live!This Europa League qualification play-off promises to be quite the clash of sty
Southampton v FC Midtjylland: Europa League play-off – live!
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
This Europa League qualification play-off promises to be quite the clash of styles. In the red-and-white corner, Southampton, who on their day play some of the prettiest and most expansive football in the Premier League. In the grey corner,... Read more
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Quartz
A (digital) coffee with SoftBank’s Nikesh Arora - Quartz Served hot SoftBank’s president and chief operating officer, Nikesh
A (digital) coffee with SoftBank’s Nikesh Arora
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
- Quartz Served hot SoftBank’s president and chief operating officer, Nikesh Arora, is one of the most sought after investors in India. But despite his... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Moneyball was just the start - data is about to change rugby coaches' lives for goodBarely 15 years ago, the extent of data available was a win/loss column and who
Moneyball was just the start - data is about to change rugby coaches' lives for good
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Barely 15 years ago, the extent of data available was a win/loss column and who scored the points. Then Opta, the sports data company, came along, sports science was embraced and technology such as GPS became ubiquitous. Now after every... Read more
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CBS Sports
Boston shocker: Dombrowski hiring represents philosophical switchThe baseball GM game is a rough one right now, and might get rougher still, wit
Boston shocker: Dombrowski hiring represents philosophical switch
CBS Sports / Posted 12 days ago
The baseball GM game is a rough one right now, and might get rougher still, with surprise firings and hiring seemingly almost a weekly occurrence these days. Dave Dombrowski helped turn the Tigers into an AL Central power. For owner Mike Illitch... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Modern Football Is Rubbish: Brentford Are Selling Tickets For Southampton’s Europa League Game Against FC MidtjyllandIn yet more ‘modern football is rubbish’ news, fans looking to get their hands
Modern Football Is Rubbish: Brentford Are Selling Tickets For Southampton’s Europa League Game Against FC Midtjylland
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 12 days ago
In yet more ‘modern football is rubbish’ news, fans looking to get their hands on tickets for Southampton’s upcoming Europa League qualifier against FC Midtjylland will be able to do so from a really rather depressing source. Southampton are due to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Sporting KC sniff a Supporters' Shield title, and Martins returns to spur SeattleSporting KC the Supporters’ Shield frontrunners Until Saturday not many (other
Sporting KC sniff a Supporters' Shield title, and Martins returns to spur Seattle
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
Sporting KC the Supporters’ Shield frontrunners Until Saturday not many (other than Guardian eagle-eye Richard Whittall) had noticed the rise of Sporting KC’s rise in the Western Conference. With MLS’s flashbulbs currently trained on the LA... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
Gabe Kapler: men should expose their testicles to some UV raysFormer major leaguer Gabe Kapler is the Dodgers Director of Player Development.
Gabe Kapler: men should expose their testicles to some UV rays
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 16 days ago
Former major leaguer Gabe Kapler is the Dodgers Director of Player Development. His passion, however, is for healthy living and healthy lifestyles. He has written for a couple of years now on the topic, talking about nutrition, exercise and... Read more
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sportsmole
Bristol City vs. BrentfordBristol City play their first Championship game at Ashton Gate for two years on
Bristol City vs. Brentford
sportsmole / Posted 17 days ago
Bristol City play their first Championship game at Ashton Gate for two years on Saturday when they face Brentford. Both sides come into this one off the back of shock exits from the League Cup in midweek, and they will be looking to get their... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Mike Fay: Can science help us predict sports results?England retaining the Ashes was a shock to many, so can science help in predict
Mike Fay: Can science help us predict sports results?
Nottingham Post / Posted 18 days ago
England retaining the Ashes was a shock to many, so can science help in predicting sports results? Mike Fay from the University of Nottingham. "We've got to look at the data" is a phrase that may remind supporters of the England team of a recent low... Read more
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IGN
Childhood's End: Why Game of Thrones' Charles Dance Had to Play KarellenEPs of Syfy's adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke's landmark novel on why Charles Da
Childhood's End: Why Game of Thrones' Charles Dance Had to Play Karellen
IGN / Posted 18 days ago
EPs of Syfy's adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke's landmark novel on why Charles Dance makes the perfect alien overlord. On December 14th, Syfy will air the first‑ever adaptation of one of the most influential science-fiction novels of all time, written... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
A forensic study of JFK’s death debunked the conspiracies and taught me that tiny details can be critical | Mark LawsonIn my case, the answer to the question “do you remember what you were doing whe
A forensic study of JFK’s death debunked the conspiracies and taught me that tiny details can be critical | Mark Lawson
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
In my case, the answer to the question “do you remember what you were doing when JFK was shot?” is: probably sleeping or being sick. Eighteen months old at the time of the first Kennedy slaying, I was old enough to ask why my mother started crying... Read more
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International Business Times
Chris Pratt cheating rumours: Anna Faris finds infidelity claims 'weirdly stinging' Anna Faris has revealed that recent reports suggesting that husband Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt cheating rumours: Anna Faris finds infidelity claims 'weirdly stinging'
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
Anna Faris has revealed that recent reports suggesting that husband Chris Pratt might be cheating on her have been "devastating" and have come as a huge surprise to the couple who describe their relationship as "incredible". The false claims began... Read more
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Daily Mail
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have been 'stung' by cheating claims'It's been weirdly stinging': Anna Faris reveals she and Chris Pratt have been
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have been 'stung' by cheating claims
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
'It's been weirdly stinging': Anna Faris reveals she and Chris Pratt have been blindsided by claims he's cheating on her Anna Faris, whose husband Chris Pratt is arguably one of the biggest stars on the planet right now, has acknowledged that she... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
WTA ventures into real-time analytics with new app at Rogers CupTennis purists won’t like it, but prepare to see coaches using iPads on the cou
WTA ventures into real-time analytics with new app at Rogers Cup
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Tennis purists won’t like it, but prepare to see coaches using iPads on the court during women’s tennis matches at the Rogers Cup. It is part of a new venture into analytics for the Women’s Tennis Association, which has long remained very... Read more
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FOX News
Anna Faris talks Chris Pratt cheating rumors: 'It has been weirdly stinging'Actor Chris Pratt from the best picture nominated film "Moneyball" and his girl
Anna Faris talks Chris Pratt cheating rumors: 'It has been weirdly stinging'
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
Actor Chris Pratt from the best picture nominated film "Moneyball" and his girlfriend actress Anna Faris arrive at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 26, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES) (OSCARS-ARRIVALS) -... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?
KGTV San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the stat-heavy Moneyball trend gained attention, devout followers and even a movie. (Video via Columbia Pictures / "Moneyball") This video includes images from Getty Im... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?
Ventura County Star / Posted 20 days ago
analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the stat-heavy Moneyball trend gained attention, devout followers and even a movie. (Video via Columbia Pictures / "Moneyball") This video includes images from Getty Im... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 20 days ago
analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the stat-heavy Moneyball trend gained attention, devout followers and even a movie. (Video via Columbia Pictures / "Moneyball") This video includes images from Getty Im... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?
Naples Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the stat-heavy Moneyball trend gained attention, devout followers and even a movie. (Video via Columbia Pictures / "Moneyball") This video includes images from Getty Im... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 20 days ago
analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the stat-heavy Moneyball trend gained attention, devout followers and even a movie. (Video via Columbia Pictures / "Moneyball") This video includes images from Getty Im... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 20 days ago
analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the stat-heavy Moneyball trend gained attention, devout followers and even a movie. (Video via Columbia Pictures / "Moneyball") This video includes images from Getty Im... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the
Are The Denver Broncos Turning Football Into Moneyball?
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
analytics movement isn't mainstream in football, unlike in baseball, where the stat-heavy Moneyball trend gained attention, devout followers and even a movie. (Video via Columbia Pictures / "Moneyball") This video includes images from Getty Im... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Plugged In: Ted Sullivan, GameChangerSBJ/Aug. 10-16, 2015/People and Pop Culture Call it “Moneyball” for the yout
Plugged In: Ted Sullivan, GameChanger
Sports Business Daily / Posted 20 days ago
SBJ/Aug. 10-16, 2015/People and Pop Culture Call it “Moneyball” for the youth audience. In just five years of existence, New York-based GameChanger has blown apart many of the decades-long practices typical in... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Ealing Road Comedies: Bees are by no means doing things on the cheapAnd so, a new season arrives in west London as if it had never been away. No-o
Ealing Road Comedies: Bees are by no means doing things on the cheap
Kingston Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
And so, a new season arrives in west London as if it had never been away. No-one is entirely sure how it will pan out with head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen having introduced the likes of Akaki Gogia, Lasse Vibe, Konstantin Kerschbaumer, Andreas... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Wearable tech will transform sport – but will it also ruin athletes' personal lives?Wearable technologies and big-data analytics are enabling coaches, trainers and
Wearable tech will transform sport – but will it also ruin athletes' personal lives?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 days ago
Wearable technologies and big-data analytics are enabling coaches, trainers and general managers to analyze previously unquantifiable aspects of athletic performance in fine detail. But as more technology gets strapped on to professional athletes,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jonah Hill takes his sister and pet pooch for a walk in New YorkJonah Hill looks larger than life as he and sister Beanie take adorable pet poo
Jonah Hill takes his sister and pet pooch for a walk in New York
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Jonah Hill looks larger than life as he and sister Beanie take adorable pet pooch Carmela for a walk in New York He will soon be shooting the latest installment in his hit 21 Jump Street series alongside beefcake action man Channing Tatum. And... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Andy Furillo: Enjoy the kids, A’s fans, before they’re traded, tooIt is the hope of newly acquired A’s prospects Jacob Nottingham, Casey Meisner
Andy Furillo: Enjoy the kids, A’s fans, before they’re traded, too
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
It is the hope of newly acquired A’s prospects Jacob Nottingham, Casey Meisner and Daniel Mengden to someday play in O.co Coliseum. But it should be the expectation of A’s fans that once the kids grow and flourish that they’ll be traded, like all... Read more
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ESPN FC
Bournemouth in the Premier League is a Cinderella story to capture the heartESPN FC's Craig Burley says Bournemouth's promotion to the Premier League has r
Bournemouth in the Premier League is a Cinderella story to capture the heart
ESPN FC / Posted 23 days ago
ESPN FC's Craig Burley says Bournemouth's promotion to the Premier League has really captured the imagination. In January 1997, 2,000 fans of Bournemouth filled the Winter Gardens theatre, where the city's orchestra used to perform, to show their... Read more
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