Baseball eyes Jays' 2010 draft class
strategy the A’s used to select the seven players — out with the scouts, in with the stats — was immortalized in Michael Lewis ’ bestselling book and the motion picture starring Brad Pitt. The revolutionary draft occurred 10 years ago this month. History has judged it a failure. And the Toronto Blue Jays quietly
Doleman redefinition of defensive ends led to Hall
Evidence of Doleman's dominant skills was even apparent in the best-selling book ''The Blind Side.'' Author Michael Lewis referred to San Francisco head coach Bill Walsh's relent that, yes, sturdy, strong and sleek left tackles were
Knight's ex-players hoping for reunion at Indiana - College Basketball News | FOX Sports on MSN
we'll just have to live with and some of us may not see.'' Some ex-players, such as Butler assistant coach Michael Lewis , said they understand Knight's reasoning. But most would relish the opportunity to see an event like this weekend
Ref stalemate is teachable moment
more about and has more dollars invested in football than the stock market, their mortgage and their retirement. Michael Lewis wrote “Liar’s Poker,” a book that detailed Wall Street malfeasance, in the late 1980s. We didn’t appreciate
Athletics 5, Yankees 4(12)
like the most right now.'' Jerry Blevins (3-0) pitched two scoreless innings for the victory. A year after Michael Lewis ' best-selling book ''Moneyball'' - which chronicled the 2002 Athletics - hit the big screen and turned general
A's win with revolving door of misfits
Updated Sep 11, 2012 1:31 PM ET ANAHEIM, Calif. If the “Moneyball” A’s were, in the words of author Michael Lewis , baseball’s answer to the island of misfit toys, what the heck is this bunch? An archipelago of All-American
A's, Beane proving everyone wrong
disengaged, or both. His $55 million team, at this moment, is a pure reflection of the personality that author Michael Lewis described in “Moneyball” when talking about Beane’s selection of Nick Swisher with the first of seven high
JUDGE: Some guys just need proper Arena
It's a long way from Arena football to the NFL. Clark Judge reports how Tommy Maddox and Michael Lewis made it.
Saints reward special player Lewis with extension
New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - The New Orleans Saints re-signed wide receiver/return specialist Michael Lewis with a contract extension through the 2005 season.
Where are Moneyball's major players?
ran counter to conventional baseball wisdom and changed the way teams did business. The practice was chronicled in Michael Lewis ’ book “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game,” published in 2003. Here's a look at other major