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‘Foxcatcher’ Is Great At Looking Like An Awards Movie

21 hours agoEntertainment / Film : FilmDrunk

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Moneyball: Orioles Claim Playoffs with Best Bang Per Buck

The Baltimore Orioles are the best deal in baseball, clinching the playoffs Tuesday despite $107 million in salaries that projected an 81-81 season. They are on pace to win 17 more than their salaries justify, the 25th-best deal since 1998. Show More Summary

So, How's Channing? What People Are Saying About the Foxcatcher Performances

Foxcatcher is already getting Oscar buzz since its debut at the Cannes film festival and, recently, at Toronto's, where we saw the film as well. The movie is directed by Moneyball's Bennett Miller, but unlike that film, which was also...Show More Summary

Bringing ‘Moneyball’ analytics to funding medical device startups

A aron Travis isn’t a big fan of the term “crowdfunding,” at least when it's used to describe his matchmaking service for medical device startups and investors. Deal Labs Inc., where Travis is moving into the CEO position after joining...Show More Summary

Chris Pratt gets wild throwing out first pitch at Cubs game

Chris Pratt may have played a baseball player in "Moneyball," but he coolest dude in Hollywood still needs some work on his cutter.

30 Under 30 Spotlight: Next Big Sound’s Alex White

Last year, FORBES ran a story on Next Big Sound, a startup changing the way the music industry discovers, launches and promotes new acts. The piece, “Moneyball for Music,” explained how the company’s founder Alex White, a veteran of our 30 Under 30 list, was ushering in a movement similar to the sabermetric revolution in major league baseball. The hits just keep coming.

'Moneyball' GM Billy Beane Explains Why He Doesn't Watch His Team Play

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, the subject of the Michael Lewis book Moneyball, is in the middle of a heated playoff race with the Los Angeles Angles. While fans are living and dying on every pitch, Beane isn't even watching. Show More Summary

Use 'Moneyball' Metrics to Build a Better Business

As the famous baseball book demonstrated, paying too much attention to the wrong details can lead to missed opportunities and wasted money.

How to use Moneyball at the office to build great teams

There are a lot of myths about team building. For instance: People are not a company's most valuable asset. The right people are. This is one of the key things Jim Collins explains in Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don't, his exhaustive study of great teams and leaders. Show More Summary

How Well Does Sports Science Prevent Injuries?

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Hang around sports stat nerds long enough, and you'll hear one of them spew out, "Injuries are the new Moneyball," or something near enough to carry the message. Point is, injuries are bad for business, and teams are increasingly throwing "sports science" at the problem. So how's it working so far? Read more...

What I’m Reading: Factory Man

If you liked Moneyball, you’ll love “Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town” – it’s like Moneyball with furniture. With over $500 million a year in sales, the Bassett Furniture Company was once the world’s biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia […]

15 Surprisingly Inspirational Business Takeaways from Moneyball

A little entertainment, a little education, and a lot of inspiration. What's not to love?

Oh Lord, There Goes That Damn Pratt Boy Again, Bless His Heart

You know! Parks and Recreation? Moneyball? Zero Dark Thirty? Guardians of the Freakin' Galaxy?! Married to Anna Faris? No? Well, then you're in for a ride.

Is This the End of Moneyball as We Know It?

Billy Beane, general manager of baseball's Oakland A's and the founding father of Moneyball, appears to be changing his strategy of winning with bargain-basement talent.

Ashley Olsen Has A New, OLDER Boyfriend! Meet Director Bennett Miller!

Those Olsen Twins certainly like their men… …more mature. LOLz! Mary-Kate Olsen is set to tie the knot with 45-year-old Olivier Sarkozy and now Ashley Olsen has ignited a romance with 47-year-old Moneyball director Bennett Miller! Guess in the world of billionaire twinnies, age isn't anything but a number!!! No word on how long the odd [...]

Ashley Olsen Steps Out with Director Boyfriend Bennett Miller

Ashley Olsen and her director boyfriend Bennett Miller step out of her apartment and head into an awaiting SUV on Sunday afternoon (August 3) in New York City. The 28-year-old fashion designer and the 47-year-old Moneyball director have been dating since the start of the year. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ashley Olsen [...]

Zaki's Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

You can pinpoint the exact moment in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy that actor Chris Pratt, best known until now as an affable supporting player in films such as Delivery Man, Moneyball, and TV's Parks and Recreation, morphs into a genuine movie star. Show More Summary

The Oakland A’s will be TV stars in August

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

A couple of years after the club were on the silver screen in the adaptation of the film Moneyball, the Oakland Athletics will be on your TV quite a bit (at least relative to how often they’ve been in the past) in the month of August. The A’s, who currently hold the best record in baseball […]

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