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  1. Freeview film of the day: MoneyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Radio Times

    As someone with zero interest in American sport, I am amazed how often I'm sucked into dramas about it. Moneyball is a case in point: the true story of the Oakland A's baseball team whose general manager Billy Beane used an experimental numerical scouting method to improve their performance in 2002 with the guidance of a Yale economics graduate .

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  2. Dybala has a field day as Juventus slay BarcelonaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... that Len Blavatnik's Access Entertainment had bought out James Packer's stake in the company. He also produced " Moneyball ", "The Social Network" and "Captain Phillips", which were nominated for Oscars for best picture. Man City's Lucy Bronze ...

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  3. Jonah Hill is a hit with the ladies at Chanel dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Daily Mail

    ... thing in the entire world".' Jonah, who's been nominated for Oscars for his memorable performances in 2011's Moneyball and 2013's The Wolf of Wall Street, has a history of gaining and losing weight for roles. For his role as baseball whiz kid Peter ...

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  4. High School Friends Start Moneyball CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Sports Feel Good Stories

    ... world, much like the business world, arguments are supported by facts and statistics. In baseball, Sabermetrics or Moneyball, was created to answer these very questions. Sabermetrics is defined as, "the application of statistical analysis to ...

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  5. Turn supply chain analytics to your MoneyballRead the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | DM Review

    I watched Moneyball over the weekend for the first time, and I really enjoyed it. As a nerd, I love all movies that demonstrate the power of mathematics and analytics .

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  6. Chronicle Recommends: Baseball Films Four picks step up to bat for your attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Oakland A's and GM Billy Beane's big gamble to use statistical analysis to reinvent their roster in 2002, Moneyball is a classic underdog story enlivened by a funny, fleet script and winning turns from Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill. There's not a ton of ...

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  7. Browns hope 'Moneyball' approach translates to NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Paul DePodesta has brought his analytics-based philosophy to the NFL as Cleveland rebuilds. Ivy League educations, Moneyball concepts and an experimental approach to NFL roster-building are about to be put to the test. DePodesta is a Harvard ...

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  8. Q&A: Zaidi discusses rise to role with DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Los Angeles Dodgers

    Farhan Zaidi didn't believe a career in baseball was possible for somebody who had never played the game, but after reading "Moneyball," he wondered if it was an option after all. Zaidi not only landed a job in the game, but he landed one working for the man whose story inspired him, joining Oakland's baseball operations department under Billy Beane himself.

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  9. View Full SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | KBOI-AM Boise

    ... liked before it became a screenplay, and then did not really care for the movie starring Brad Pitt. That book was Moneyball. So, fellow child of the 80's Go pick up Ready Player One now, and read it before the adapted version comes out.

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  10. Jonah Hill shows off his slender frame clutching a beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Daily Mail

    ... set, looking much heavier than before. Maturity: Jonah had previously lost a whopping 40 pounds to star in 2011's Moneyball alongside Brad Pitt, and said it was a sign of 'maturity' (Movie still from Moneyball, 2011) 'Being healthier came along with ...

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  11. Nate Silver introduces the 'Goose Egg' to measure relieversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Newsday

    ... than they do. "Baseball is supposedly the more quote-unquote advanced sport, where people are supposed to be all 'Moneyball' savvy," Silver said. "To me this is just as big an error, really, when you look at how much more valuable a 1970s-style ...

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  12. Random Thoughts of a News and Sports Junkie: Child of the 80'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | KBOI-AM Boise

    ... liked before it became a screenplay, and then did not really care for the movie starring Brad Pitt. That book was Moneyball. So, fellow child of the 80's Go pick up Ready Player One now, and read it before the adapted version comes out. Sometimes I ...

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  13. Football Manager is the best eSport you've never heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Eurogamer

    ... Football Manager projects. Two memorable series kicked off the site's work: a Billy Beane inspired series called Moneyball from football writer Alex Stewart and a return to Championship Manager 01/02 with Everton by Macintosh himself. However, it ...

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  14. Venture capitalist shares strategy for growing global startup scene at Tom Tom summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... to Billy Beane's radical management of the Oakland A's baseball team, made famous by author Michael Lewis in "Moneyball." McClure described 500 Startups' staff as a team of renegades who felt excluded from established venture capital firms in ...

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  15. That Time Michael Lewis Complained About Dating A Hot WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Switched

    Michael Lewis in 2014 -- 30 years after he humblebragged about his hot wife in a column for The New Republic. Michael Lewis is best known for milling complicated subject matter like mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations into compulsively readable bestsellers, including Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Moneyball.

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  16. Memoir-ableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Mountain View Voice

    ... disorder. Entering more heavy territory than his Oscar-nominated turns in "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Moneyball," Jonah Hill strains against his limitations (just how seriously can one take that face?) but does a decent job of holding up his ...

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  17. Jonah Hill sips coffee chats mystery womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | Daily Mail

    ... dated for seven months between 2013 and 2014. He previously lost nearly 40 pounds after appearing in the 2011 film Moneyball, and claimed slimming down was a sign of 'maturity.' He said: 'I think it's about the work you are doing. Getting in better ...

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  18. Billy Beane turned down a five year, $12.5 million offer to become GM of the Red Sox in 2002.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Boston.com

    ... record-breaking offer for a general manager. Beane was the hottest thing going in baseball. He was the inventor of Moneyball, and Henry wanted that model for his organization. The concept was simple: get the best players for the smallest payroll ...

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  19. ColumnistsAnalytics, censorship and newsAnalytics, censorship and...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 8 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... and prioritize the events of the day is censorship. A few years ago, author Michael Lewis wrote a book called "Moneyball," in which he explained how analytics had revolutionized baseball. Oakland A's General Manager Billy Beane had snookered ...

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  20. My (Somewhat Realistic) Dream Draft, All Seven RDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | Big Cat Country

    ... were a few inches taller he'd be a consensus 3rd-4th RD pick. RD 7 (222): Stevie Tu'ilkolovatu, NT, USC. Another "Moneyball" pick. He is a solid player who is low on draft boards because of his age (went on a Mormon mission in college). My goal with ...

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