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The Toledo Blade
Ohio agency, BGSU receive grant for sexual-assault kitsprocess by showing researchers which items to prioritize for processing. “The
Ohio agency, BGSU receive grant for sexual-assault kits
The Toledo Blade / Posted 13 hours ago
process by showing researchers which items to prioritize for processing. “The best way to think of it is we’re going to ‘Moneyball’ our database of sexual-assault kits that have been processed,” he said. “It’s using statistics to help us improve... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Mavs Gotta Do What Exactly?a female coach to winning a championship with a team nobody picked to do it. I
Mavs Gotta Do What Exactly?
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
a female coach to winning a championship with a team nobody picked to do it. I guess I’d tell him to channel his inner Moneyball (sorry, more baseball) and find the-thing-nobody-else-is-doing. Is the answer spending more on scouts or scouting... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Now you can major in ‘Moneyball’FIRST it was a strategy. Then a book. Then a movie. Now “Moneyball,” Michael Le
Now you can major in ‘Moneyball’
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 hours ago
FIRST it was a strategy. Then a book. Then a movie. Now “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’ tale of how the payroll-challenged Oakland A’s used data to take on the big-spending Yankees, is a college major. Syracuse University has become the first school to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Now you can major in ‘Moneyball’FIRST it was a strategy. Then a book. Then a movie. Now “Moneyball,” Michael Le
Now you can major in ‘Moneyball’
Herald Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
FIRST it was a strategy. Then a book. Then a movie. Now “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’ tale of how the payroll-challenged Oakland A’s used data to take on the big-spending Yankees, is a college major. Syracuse University has become the first school to... Read more
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21h
SportingNews
Syracuse mainstreams 'Moneyball' with sports analytics majorCall it the mainstreaming of "Moneyball." Syracuse University will become the
Syracuse mainstreams 'Moneyball' with sports analytics major
SportingNews / Posted 21 hours ago
Call it the mainstreaming of "Moneyball." Syracuse University will become the first school to offer sports analytics as a major when it welcomes a freshman class this fall that can earn the first bachelor's degrees in the discipline by the spring of... Read more
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21h
Daily Telegraph
Now you can major in ‘Moneyball’Moneyball: Analytics and sport set to become a college major | Daily Telegraph
Now you can major in ‘Moneyball’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
Moneyball: Analytics and sport set to become a college major | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Moneyball: Analytics and sport set to become a college... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Now you can major in ‘Moneyball’FIRST it was a strategy. Then a book. Then a movie. Now “Moneyball,” Michael Le
Now you can major in ‘Moneyball’
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
FIRST it was a strategy. Then a book. Then a movie. Now “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’ tale of how the payroll-challenged Oakland A’s used data to take on the big-spending Yankees, is a college major. Syracuse University has become the first school to... Read more
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New York Post
You can now major in ‘Moneyball’to the discipline this fall, with the first graduates set to hit the job market
You can now major in ‘Moneyball’
New York Post / Posted 23 hours ago
to the discipline this fall, with the first graduates set to hit the job market in the spring of 2020. Michael Lewis’ “Moneyball” was published in 2003. “I think it’s a great idea,” says Billy Beane, the former A’s general manager for whom the... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Curse of the Loyal Sports Fanalways finding a way to come up just short. Only years later, while researching
The Curse of the Loyal Sports Fan
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
always finding a way to come up just short. Only years later, while researching his 2011 book, Scorecasting—a lively Moneyball-meets-Freakonomics collaboration with the sportswriter L. Jon Wertheim—did Moskowitz revisit this narrative and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore City Hall book club lets employees share ideas about leadership, teamworkdiscuss a book with lessons about government, leadership and management. Previo
Baltimore City Hall book club lets employees share ideas about leadership, teamwork
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
discuss a book with lessons about government, leadership and management. Previous readings include "Moneyball" by Michael Lewis, "A Prayer for the City" by Buzz Bissinger and "A More Beautiful Question" by Warren... Read more
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Business Wire
Cloud Analytics Leader Keen IO Announces Industry-First Solution for Native Analyticswhile others are bundling analytics into their core product to improve retentio
Cloud Analytics Leader Keen IO Announces Industry-First Solution for Native Analytics
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
while others are bundling analytics into their core product to improve retention. We all recognize that we live in a ‘moneyball’ society where users today expect stats and charts in each and every one of their favorite apps and websites.... Read more
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SB Nation
NBA Draft and free agency rumors 2016: Who leads the Dwight Howard sweepstakes?Golden State Warriors were interested in the veteran. But the thing is: Nowitzk
NBA Draft and free agency rumors 2016: Who leads the Dwight Howard sweepstakes?
SB Nation / Posted 7 days ago
Golden State Warriors were interested in the veteran. But the thing is: Nowitzki isn't leaving Dallas. As Tim Cato of Mavs Moneyball writes, Nowitzki has been saying all along that he would opt out, and he plans to sign a two- or three-year deal.... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia’s most important players of 2016: No. 9, Dominick Sandersthree-star when former Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, playing a s
Georgia’s most important players of 2016: No. 9, Dominick Sanders
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
three-star when former Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, playing a sort of recruiting version of "Moneyball," took notice. Sanders had racked up 11 interceptions in the final 10 games of his senior year at Tucker High... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 21and "Parks and Recreation," and for roles in movies such as "Jurassic World," "
June 21
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
and "Parks and Recreation," and for roles in movies such as "Jurassic World," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "The Lego Movie," "Moneyball" and "Zero Dark Thirty," is born in Virginia, Minnesota. 1973: Actress and singer Juliette Lewis, best known for... Read more
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Fortune
What New Hiring Methods Say About Wall Street’s Diversity Problemat that company, employers can optimize their new hires, improving the likeliho
What New Hiring Methods Say About Wall Street’s Diversity Problem
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
at that company, employers can optimize their new hires, improving the likelihood of loyalty and high productivity. It is a Moneyball-like approach, but customized to the particular cultures of each firm. These techniques are transforming how... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Broomfield grad Bailey's baseball dreams coming trueof the draft," he said. "I'm really excited and couldn't be more happy with the
Broomfield grad Bailey's baseball dreams coming true
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
of the draft," he said. "I'm really excited and couldn't be more happy with the team that drafted me, because of the whole Moneyball thing and Billy Bean, they are huge into performance rather than body. "So this could happen real fast and I could... Read more
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Breitbart
$50,000 Ticket for NBA Finals Game 7 Breaks StubHub Recordformer hometown team. Tech wizards have warmed to Golden State in recent years
$50,000 Ticket for NBA Finals Game 7 Breaks StubHub Record
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
former hometown team. Tech wizards have warmed to Golden State in recent years, especially given the team’s reliance on “moneyball” statistics-driven play that emphasizes perimeter shooting over in-the-paint muscle. But LeBron has something to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
HBO limited-run summer series Cops and criminalshumdrum stylizations. Zaillian, who won a screenplay Oscar for “Schindler’s Li
HBO limited-run summer series Cops and criminals
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
humdrum stylizations. Zaillian, who won a screenplay Oscar for “Schindler’s List” and was nominated for “Awakenings,” “Moneyball” and “Gangs of New York,” has had an uneven directing career – “Searching for Bobby Fischer,” “A Civil Action” and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Friday mailbag with Rushmores, bunch of Game 6 fall out, all for 2, worst officials NBA or soccerit falls just inside the line) and The Slugger's Wife. What, the Slugger's Wife
Friday mailbag with Rushmores, bunch of Game 6 fall out, all for 2, worst officials NBA or soccer
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
it falls just inside the line) and The Slugger's Wife. What, the Slugger's Wife was not a real-life sports movie. OK, add Moneyball then. (And we're not a big fan of Blindside, other than Saban and Fulmer cameos, that is.) Rushmore of current... Read more
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The Hill
By the numbers it’s time for a vote on getting rid of the USDA Catfish ProgramWhen Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball he revealed how baseball, at its core, was a
By the numbers it’s time for a vote on getting rid of the USDA Catfish Program
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
When Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball he revealed how baseball, at its core, was a numbers game and how success could be teased out of statics. In many disciplines you could apply the advanced metrics he examined and forecast success or tweak for better... Read more
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Gulf News
Plotting the path to victory with sports analyticsis used to secure a competitive advantage — team selection, opposition analysis
Plotting the path to victory with sports analytics
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
is used to secure a competitive advantage — team selection, opposition analysis, and performance enhancement.The 2003 book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis, and the subsequent movie starring Brad Pitt, did much to... Read more
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The Daily Californian
In Beane we trustIn 2003, “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game” followed Oakland Athlet
In Beane we trust
The Daily Californian / Posted 13 days ago
In 2003, “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game” followed Oakland Athletics general manager (and now executive vice president) Billy Beane, as his new-wave analytical thinking took the MLB by storm. Under Beane, Oakland won 103 games — 20 of... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Alumni corner: Broomfield grad Bailey's baseball dreams coming trueof the draft," he said. "I'm really excited and couldn't be more happy with the
Alumni corner: Broomfield grad Bailey's baseball dreams coming true
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
of the draft," he said. "I'm really excited and couldn't be more happy with the team that drafted me, because of the whole Moneyball thing and Billy Bean, they are huge into performance rather than body. "So this could happen real fast and I could... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Trail Blazers broadcast firings smack of hubrisnobody in uniform is indispensable. The Blazers went on the cheap and still won
Trail Blazers broadcast firings smack of hubris
OregonLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
nobody in uniform is indispensable. The Blazers went on the cheap and still won enough games to be entertaining. But the "Moneyball" philosophy falls apart when you try to apply it to other aspects of the fan experience. Especially the voices and... Read more
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AdWeek
Q&A: How the New Chief Editor of Sports Illustrated Plans to Keep It at the ForefrontWe find ourselves in many ways at the same place we did with analytics in the e
Q&A: How the New Chief Editor of Sports Illustrated Plans to Keep It at the Forefront
AdWeek / Posted 14 days ago
We find ourselves in many ways at the same place we did with analytics in the early 2000s, right around the time that Moneyball came out. We just realized that this was at the center of the sports story. How can we begin to cover sports... Read more
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CBS Sports
The most interesting nugget from every team after the 2016 MLB Drafthalf. Ian Kennedy and Gerrit Cole are among those seven. Oakland Athletics: We
The most interesting nugget from every team after the 2016 MLB Draft
CBS Sports / Posted 16 days ago
half. Ian Kennedy and Gerrit Cole are among those seven. Oakland Athletics: Went very heavy on college players. Thanks to Moneyball, the A's are viewed as a team that favors college players because they're easier to analyze statistically. While... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Gunter's one of the best bets for your Euro 2016 fantasy teamgetreading has taken a leaf out of Billy Beane’s Moneyball philosophy and analy
Gunter's one of the best bets for your Euro 2016 fantasy team
Reading Evening Post / Posted 18 days ago
getreading has taken a leaf out of Billy Beane’s Moneyball philosophy and analysed a ream of statistics from the Euro 2016 qualifiers to help you decide where the smart money is in this summer’s tournament. This philosophy won’t necessarily identify... Read more
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CBS Sports
2016 MLB Draft: Team-by-team tracker for the first 10 roundswhen you pick first and have a lot of money to spend.Pittsburgh Pirates First
2016 MLB Draft: Team-by-team tracker for the first 10 rounds
CBS Sports / Posted 18 days ago
when you pick first and have a lot of money to spend.Pittsburgh Pirates First pick: 3B Will Craig, Wake Forest. The old Moneyball quote "we're not selling jeans here" applies to Craig. He's listed at 6-foot-3 and 235 lbs. and has a thick lower... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Euro 2016 fantasy football tips: Creating a team using the Moneyball philosophylike a solid, consistent line-up. Both can prove to be a winning tactic, but o
Euro 2016 fantasy football tips: Creating a team using the Moneyball philosophy
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
like a solid, consistent line-up. Both can prove to be a winning tactic, but one way of going about your selection is the ‘Moneyball’ philosophy. The Liverpool Echo has taken a leaf out of Billy Beane’s Moneyball philosophy and analysed a ream of... Read more
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walesonline
The best Euro 2016 Fantasy Football picks, according to the statsTo help you out, WalesOnline has taken a leaf out of Billy Beane’s Moneyball ph
The best Euro 2016 Fantasy Football picks, according to the stats
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
To help you out, WalesOnline has taken a leaf out of Billy Beane’s Moneyball philosophy and analysed a ream of statistics from the Euro 2016 qualifiers to help you decide where the smart money is in this year’s tournament. This philosophy won’t... Read more
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CBS Sports
Here's thirteen things to know about Day 1 of the 2016 MLB Draftdoesn't know a whole lot about his new employer: A.J. Puk doesn't know a whole
Here's thirteen things to know about Day 1 of the 2016 MLB Draft
CBS Sports / Posted 19 days ago
doesn't know a whole lot about his new employer: A.J. Puk doesn't know a whole lot about the A's yet. "I've seen the movie Moneyball. That's about it," he said. That will change soon. The A's have a pretty good track record of developing pitchers,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Rodeo champ graduates from Fillmore High Schoolwanted to do. Ideally, he's hoping to go into baseball analytics like the numbe
Rodeo champ graduates from Fillmore High School
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
wanted to do. Ideally, he's hoping to go into baseball analytics like the number whizzes portrayed in the book and movie "Moneyball." At Fillmore High, he especially appreciated the support he got from Assistant Principal Joanne Dabbs and... Read more
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CBS Sports
2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft: First-round complete resultschangeup. He's still projectable, but there's big upside here. 22 Pittsburgh
2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft: First-round complete results
CBS Sports / Posted 19 days ago
changeup. He's still projectable, but there's big upside here. 22 Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Will Craig, Wake Forest The old Moneyball quote "we're not selling jeans here" applies to Craig. He's listed at 6-foot-3 and 235 lbs. and has a thick lower... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Joe Blanton is a picture of longevitySoren, a former MTV personality, who met the players in spring training in 2003
Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Joe Blanton is a picture of longevity
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 days ago
Soren, a former MTV personality, who met the players in spring training in 2003. Her husband is Michael Lewis, whose book “Moneyball” was published that year. While Lewis focused on the inner workings of the A’s braintrust, Soren was captivated by... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Hunger Games’ Director Francis Lawrence Circles ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Movie“The Free State of Jones” and “Central Intelligence.” Michael De Luca (“Fifty
‘Hunger Games’ Director Francis Lawrence Circles ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Movie
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
“The Free State of Jones” and “Central Intelligence.” Michael De Luca (“Fifty Shades” trilogy, “The Social Network,” “Moneyball”) is also producing through his Michael De Luca Productions. De Luca is working on “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Fifty... Read more
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Live4Liverpool
LFC Cannot Continue Selling Their Top Talentthat Klopp wants to build a strong side around, therefore their importance to L
LFC Cannot Continue Selling Their Top Talent
Live4Liverpool / Posted 20 days ago
that Klopp wants to build a strong side around, therefore their importance to Liverpool goes beyond money. However, such ‘moneyball’ strategies should be applied to players who could fetch big prices but whose fees do not reflect their status at... Read more
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Philly.com
Possible Phillies' picks at No. 1Chipola junior college, as first reported by the Atlantic City Press, in order
Possible Phillies' picks at No. 1
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
Chipola junior college, as first reported by the Atlantic City Press, in order to possibly re-enter the draft next season. Moneyball The value of the No. 1 overall pick is a shade over $9 million, but the Phillies may not be spending that on this... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Redrafting the Detroit Tigers� top picks from the last 25 yearsa three-way trade, bringing back Carlos Pena (the 10th pick in the �98 draft) a
Redrafting the Detroit Tigers� top picks from the last 25 years
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
a three-way trade, bringing back Carlos Pena (the 10th pick in the �98 draft) and Jeremy Bonderman from the A�s (Consult �Moneyball� if you�re still confused about this trade.) You can argue that Weaver lacked a tad bit of composure, but he did... Read more
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CBS Sports
Why Hue Jackson's clash with sports science is bad for analytics in ClevelandWhen the Cleveland Browns hired Paul DePodesta from Moneyball this offseason, t
Why Hue Jackson's clash with sports science is bad for analytics in Cleveland
CBS Sports / Posted 20 days ago
When the Cleveland Browns hired Paul DePodesta from Moneyball this offseason, they seemingly sided with the nerds in the ongoing analytics debate. Finally, after watching stat heads carve out meaningful roles in baseball (like DePodesta did with... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Redrafting the Detroit Tigers’ top picks from the last 25 yearsa three-way trade, bringing back Carlos Pena (the 10th pick in the ’98 draft) a
Redrafting the Detroit Tigers’ top picks from the last 25 years
The Oakland Press / Posted 20 days ago
a three-way trade, bringing back Carlos Pena (the 10th pick in the ’98 draft) and Jeremy Bonderman from the A’s (Consult “Moneyball” if you’re still confused about this trade.) You can argue that Weaver lacked a tad bit of composure, but he did... Read more
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CBS Sports
2016 Mock MLB Draft: A.J. Puk the favorite to go first overallHe's hit .319/.396/.562 with 15 homers and 44 steals in 62 games this season.6.
2016 Mock MLB Draft: A.J. Puk the favorite to go first overall
CBS Sports / Posted 22 days ago
He's hit .319/.396/.562 with 15 homers and 44 steals in 62 games this season.6. Athletics: OF Kyle Lewis, Mercer Thanks to Moneyball, the A's are seen as a team that prefers college players to high schoolers. That hasn't always been the case... Read more
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Wired News
The Polls Are All Wrong. A Startup Called Civis Is Our Best Hope to Fix Themthe Obama campaign’s 54-member analytics team, which worked in an area nickname
The Polls Are All Wrong. A Startup Called Civis Is Our Best Hope to Fix Them
Wired News / Posted 22 days ago
the Obama campaign’s 54-member analytics team, which worked in an area nicknamed the Cave and became famous for bringing Moneyball-­style analysis to politics. Their signature product was the Golden Report, a daily rundown of the presidential... Read more
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Vavel
Opinion: Liverpool can't become a selling club, so must keep Philippe Coutinhothat Klopp wants to build a strong side around, therefore their importance to L
Opinion: Liverpool can't become a selling club, so must keep Philippe Coutinho
Vavel / Posted 22 days ago
that Klopp wants to build a strong side around, therefore their importance to Liverpool goes beyond money. However, such ‘moneyball’ strategies should be applied to players who could fetch big prices but whose fees do not reflect their status at... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Humor: Gaffers, grips and Depp part of the movie experiencedoes. A lot of times a producer will actually hand this title to a friend just
Humor: Gaffers, grips and Depp part of the movie experience
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 24 days ago
does. A lot of times a producer will actually hand this title to a friend just to be nice, or to someone who hacked out a moneyball, or to someone who cleaned up the script. A slate.com article quoted screenwriter David Mamet as saying an... Read more
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SportingNews
Debunking the myth of the 'killer mentality' in the NBA Finalsskill set and their roster and game plan to get around that than any kind of ex
Debunking the myth of the 'killer mentality' in the NBA Finals
SportingNews / Posted 25 days ago
skill set and their roster and game plan to get around that than any kind of existential bullshit. MORE FROM QUORA: Can Moneyball work in the NBA? I think some players take their game far more seriously than others, and that the extra kick they... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Can Red Sox Make Real Run at 1,000 Runs in 2016?counts, puts the ball in play, hits the ball hard and runs the bases well. If y
Can Red Sox Make Real Run at 1,000 Runs in 2016?
Bleacher Report / Posted 26 days ago
counts, puts the ball in play, hits the ball hard and runs the bases well. If you can imagine a cross between a typical Moneyball-style Red Sox offense and the recent hit-and-run offenses of the Kansas City Royals, you get the 2016 Red Sox. The... Read more
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Connecticut Post
5 Million-Dollar Strategies Companies Use to Manage Their Sales Forcespecific accounts, a special lunch out and more.Tracking advanced metrics It h
5 Million-Dollar Strategies Companies Use to Manage Their Sales Force
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
specific accounts, a special lunch out and more.Tracking advanced metrics It has been over a decade since Michael Lewis’s Moneyball told the story of a baseball general manager using advanced data analytics to look for players with undervalued... Read more
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Greenwich Time
5 Million-Dollar Strategies Companies Use to Manage Their Sales Forcespecific accounts, a special lunch out and more.Tracking advanced metrics It h
5 Million-Dollar Strategies Companies Use to Manage Their Sales Force
Greenwich Time / Posted 26 days ago
specific accounts, a special lunch out and more.Tracking advanced metrics It has been over a decade since Michael Lewis’s Moneyball told the story of a baseball general manager using advanced data analytics to look for players with undervalued... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'We are big on culture, big on values'have captaincy experience and pretty good first-class numbers without being exc
'We are big on culture, big on values'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 26 days ago
have captaincy experience and pretty good first-class numbers without being exceptional. Excuse the cliché, but was there a Moneyball attitude towards this process? I think they've got plenty of cricket left in them first and foremost, all of them... Read more
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Boston Herald
Michael Lewis book 'The Undoing Project' out in Decemberand impulsive decisions in defiance of objective evidence. Lewis has explored
Michael Lewis book 'The Undoing Project' out in December
Boston Herald / Posted 26 days ago
and impulsive decisions in defiance of objective evidence. Lewis has explored similar themes in such best-sellers as "Moneyball" and "The Big Short," both adapted into Oscar-nominated movies. His other books include "Flash Boys," ''The Blind... Read more
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