This season, the Oakland Athletics will change baseball. It isn’t the first time they have done so, and, if all goes according to plan, it certainly won’t be the last. However, unlike Moneyball, their first innovation that spawned a Michael Lewis book and subsequent Brad Pitt movie, this development will[Read More…]
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2018 NBA Finals preview
The saga continues: Starting tonight, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will face off in the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive season. While this matchup seemed inevitable to some, neither team had an easy path to the Finals. Both failed to secure first place in their respective[Read More…]
Buckets of cash: Comparing wages in the NFL, NBA, and MLB
Season length, roster size, and television viewership are all factors in players’ salaries.
Point Counterpoint: Are the playoffs a requirement to become MVP?
It’s no secret that, at least in North American sports, the regular season is just the small-time opening act for the post-season. Regular season stats are nice and all, but it’s the clutch performances and the rings that truly immortalize the best players, and the MVP award is usually reserved[Read More…]