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The New York Times, Once Again

August 26, 2006 by


Martin Schmidt has written another Keeping Score column for the New York Times.  In “Numbers Often Lie When It Comes to Football” Marty makes a point we make in the ninth chapter of The Wages of Wins.  Unlike baseball and basketball, the statistics tracked for players in the NFL are often not about the individual […]

Thoughts on Team USA After the Preliminaries

August 26, 2006 by


Team USA scored a perfect mark in the preliminaries of the FIBA Men’s World Championship.  Five games played, five games won.  And given the talent the USA has brought to the Japan, it is clear why Team USA is the favorite to take the gold.  Here are some thoughts I had on Team USA last […]