The other day I watched “Moneyball” and it struck me that song the girl sings, “The Show”, sounds exactly like that awful You Done Done Me, and they both sound like that start with my toes, then I wrinkle my nose song and like that new version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow that now accompanies [Read more...]
In 2012, Arsenal sold the pair of Robin van Persie and Alex Song to Manchester United and Barcelona, respectively. The Gunners invested most of their resulting budget on three replacements—Santi Cazorla, Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud. However, not all the money was used directly on the playing squad. Show More Summary
The spectacular third feature from "Moneyball" and "Capote" director - but not a sports movie. mpaa rating:R (For some drug use and a scene of violence.) Genre:Drama Directed By: Bennett Miller Run Time: 2 hours 14 minutes Cast: Steve...Show More Summary
Foxcatcher is a movie about America, but what makes it so compelling is that you don't realize it at first. Directed by Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball), the film is too subtle—and, frankly, too strange—to explicitly make some simple, overarching, grandiose statement. Show More Summary
Year after year, the Oakland Athletics organization plucks players out of the bargain bin only to see them outperform expectations and contribute more than most expected. It's that funny concept called "moneyball." This year they face...Show More Summary
Having once again failed to reach the World Series with the biggest payroll in Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers have gone 'Moneyball' with a progressive, high-tech transformation of their front office.
For most of his 40 years spent analyzing and writing about baseball, Bill James, the godfather of the sport's data-driven "Moneyball" movement, was an outcast.
The Extra 2% meets Moneyball meets a whole lot of money. The Los Angeles Dodgers' front office overhaul continued Tuesday night, as Ken Gurnick of the team's official website reported that Oakland Athletics assistant general managerShow More Summary
Pro Era’s Dessy Hinds offers his own take on Common’s “The Kingdom” on his latest drop. Previously: Jared Evan & Statik Selektah ft. Nyck Caution & Dessy Hinds – Moneyball
Change a team or company's culture not by inspiring them with a goal to achieve: change how they work
1. Art Howe, Moneyball (2011) The Kansas City Royals made it to the brink of a World Series title this year despite operating under the guidance of a manager, Ned Yost, who’s widely regarded as clueless. That’s a minor aberration inShow More Summary
Kevin Youkilis, a three-time All-Star known affectionately as Yoooouuuuk in Boston and "the Greek God of Walks" in the book "Moneyball," announced his retirement Thursday.
With just a handful of features under his belt, Bennett Miller has quickly established himself as a director to watch. He received high praise for his work on Moneyball and looks to maintain his perfect track record with Foxcatcher.Show More Summary
An old friend who has taught at leading journalism schools tells me the traditional way to write a story about an issue is to find a face. So consider Michaela Jane, a forty-something single mother of two, who has worked as a frontline care provider at a major health system. Show More Summary
Off Jared Evan and Statik Selektah’s new album Still Blue available on iTunes. Previously: Jared Evan ft. Ransom – Outside (Prod. by Statik Selektah)
Anyone who's read or seen Moneyball knows the stresses that come along with assembling a 25-man major league roster, especially in the wake of a disappointing dismissal from the postseason. Unfortunately, the real-life version of team-building...Show More Summary
"Foxcatcher" is only the third feature from director Bennett Miller, but considering his previous two films ("Capote" and "Moneyball") both garnered Oscar nominations, anticipation for his latest take on a true story has been sky high. Show More Summary
Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher is the dark story of a deeply troubled man and a cold-blooded murder, but that’s not what drew the Capote and Moneyball director to the film. “I thought it was funny. Seriously!” he said at the news conference following Friday’s press and media screening for the film, which screens tonight at the New York Film Festival. Show More Summary
"Every form of strength is also a form of weakness..." - Michael Lewis, Moneyball, quoting Bill James In baseball, there is no such thing as an untouchable general manager. Just like the players and coaches, a GM must stand behind his...Show More Summary
Mark Cuban adds to the Spurs' analytics departmentby Jon Styf LEAD WRITER Sports are getting more sophisticated by the day, and those Billy Beane and “Moneyball” get all the credit in baseball, basketball's stat-heads and analytics leaders are a little more subtle.But they are out there. Show More Summary