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  1. Unt DL coach Yellock, players see depth as answer to English injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... first few weeks of the season. Yellock and the Mean Green have spent the last few days adjusting and pointed to Moneyball , Michael Lewis' book on the Oakland Athletics and subsequent film, as a template for their approach. "With how I envisioned ...

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  2. Machine learning can identify the world's most overpaid and underpaid soccer starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Digital Trends

    Not only does this machine learning project make interesting reading for soccer fans, it also shows how our own wages may one day be calculated. In the great Michael Lewis book Moneyball , the general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team used a data-driven approach to put together a competitive baseball team, despite limited funds.

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  3. Famed Author Relies On 'Disgruntled' Obama Officials To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | The Daily Caller

    Famed author Michael Lewis' latest article for Vanity Fair arguing that the Trump administration's ignorance of the Department of Energy is the "scariest nuclear threat" is riddled with errors. "Moneyball" author Lewis' article also paints a misleading picture of how the presidential transition process is supposed to work.

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  4. Using Numbers To Comprehend And Control Human BehaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | National Public Radio

    ... of value-neutral fact? I get it that this is something baseball executives want. Michael Lewis explained in Moneyball that the new statistics make it possible to discover sources of baseball value that traditional thinking has tended to ignore. And ...

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  5. The media today: What about the agencies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... a big swing at a story on an agency few people-including, until recently, its director-understand. The author of Moneyball and The Big Short dropped nearly 13,000 words on a Vanity Fair feature about the Department of Energy. Titled, " Why the ...

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  6. Book review: 'The Perfect Pass' is a worthwhile read for Air Raid fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Coug Center

    When I first picked up "The Perfect Pass: American genius and the reinvention of football," I was pumped. From the jacket: "In the tradition of Michael Lewis's 'Moneyball,' award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how two unknown coaches revolutionized American football at every level, from high school to the NFL."

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  7. Arby's CEO says his highly successful transformation of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... management books, one that most people would associate more with baseball history: Michael Lewis's 2003 classic " Moneyball ," which was later adapted into an Oscar-nominated film. "Moneyball" tells the story of how the Oakland A's manager Billy ...

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  8. Arby's CEO explains why having only a fraction of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... management books, one that most people would associate more with baseball history: Michael Lewis's 2003 classic " Moneyball ," which was later adapted into an Oscar-nominated film. "Moneyball" tells the story of how the Oakland A's manager Billy ...

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  9. Arby's CEO explains why having only a fraction of the McDonald's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... management books, one that most people would associate more with baseball history: Michael Lewis's 2003 classic " Moneyball ," which was later adapted into an Oscar-nominated film. "Moneyball" tells the story of how the Oakland A's manager Billy ...

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  10. What the 'free market' of Major League Baseball is telling usRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | MarketWatch

    ... Altogether they paid $74 million - including $31.8 million from the Dodgers and $27.4 million from the Yankees. "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game" is a book written by Michael Lewis, in which he shows how the Oakland A's for years made ...

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  11. Mozeliak's promotion sign of Cards' intentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | St. Louis Cardinals

    ... matchups, lineups and other areas. If you think this would be a good time to reread Michael Lewis brilliant book, "Moneyball," or rewatch the movie of the same name, go for it. Know this, though: What Billy Beane started in Oakland isn't even a ...

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  12. How the wonks won baseball coverageRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | BTF's Baseball Primer

    ... like Bill James were a curiosity, with the rise of the species even spotlighted in a Hollywood movie, "Moneyball," about the Oakland A's and based on the Michael Lewis book that chronicled Billy Beane, its idiosyncratic general manager. Now, metrics ...

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  13. With a mix of Saban and swag, Collins takes over at TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... the core values instilled in the program by his buddy, while infusing Temple Tough with Saban-style structure, a "Moneyball" mindset and his own swagger - swag for short. "My big thing, too, is being tough, being physical, being disciplined, having ...

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  14. For the unlucky not the few: Michael Lewis narrates the parable of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Anorak

    In 2012 Moneyball author Michael Lewis gave addressed Princeton University. He tells the gilded youth arranged before him that they "owe a debt to the unlucky".

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  15. Michael Lewis and the parable of the lucky man taking the extra cookieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Kottke.org

    In 2012, Michael Lewis gave a commencement speech at Princeton University , his alma mater. In the speech, Lewis, the author of Liar's Poker , Moneyball , and The Big Short , talks about the role of luck in rationalizing success.

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  16. #TBT: An oral history of the 'Moneyball' DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Major League Baseball

    ... on college players. What's more, they had a bestselling author in the room, documenting it all for the book -- "Moneyball" -- that would change the industry. Michael Lewis (author of "Moneyball"): It was clear that big league teams had a hard time ...

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  17. Mob Mentality in the Digital Age Increases Likelihood You Will Do EvilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The New York Observer

    ... level, we can also see a number of scenarios that prove this rule. In two of Michael Lewis' books, Moneyball and The Big Short , we see small groups of people who have a grasp of a situation that everyone else lacks. They try to convince others but ...

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  18. Tabitha Soren Captures the Other Side of Baseball in New BookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | KQED

    ... Soren attended the Oakland Athletics' Spring Training camp while her husband researched the team for his book Moneyball . Though she wasn't a fan of baseball at the time, seeing the team's new recruits inspired her to start a massive project. "I met ...

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  19. What the Moneyball story teaches us about investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Age

    ... baseball. Brad Pitt plays Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's baseball team, in the 2011 movie Moneyball So my attention was piqued when I received an invitation to a briefing on how the insights of Moneyball apply to investment ...

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  20. Predictions - A Fool's ErrandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    ... practitioners like Billy Beane (minority owner of the Oakland Athletics and subject of Michael Lewis's book, Moneyball ), who stated the following: "The crime is not being unable to predict something. The crime is thinking that you are able to ...

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