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CNBC Tonight

July 31, 2006 by


A quick programming note:  I will be appearing on CNBC tonight with Darren Rovell – formally with and author of First in Thirst.  The topic of conversation will be the NFL’s search for a new commissioner.  Darren tells me the interview will air at 4:37pm and 8:37pm.  I assume that is PST, although I […]

Isiah Thomas Discovers Role Players

July 31, 2006 by


The New York Knicks last year were the most expensive team in NBA history.  And yet only the Portland Trail Blazers finished with a worse record. Larry Brown, the since departed head coach, appeared to cast blame on the players. The new head coach, though, believes the current cast the Knicks employ are capable of […]

Malcolm Gladwell and the Value of Blogs

July 31, 2006 by


Malcolm Gladwell reviewed our book in The New Yorker this past May.  Soon after, he twice noted our work on his blog.  Given that Gladwell comments on his blog infrequently, it was nice to see him comment multiple times on The Wages of Wins. Since commenting on our book Gladwell has posted two more times.  […]