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The Moneyball Pioneer in the NFL: Why the Browns will trade their pick

For those that haven’t seen the film Moneyball, or better yet read the book by Michael Lewis (both of which I would highly recommend), I’ll start a brief introduction to the story and concept. 944 more words


Random Baseball Conversation

Since the end of the post-season, we’ve seen a number of annual awards handed out, and the most recent is Outsport’s Male Hero of the Year. 449 more words



The Openly Gay Athlete, Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog

If you have read any stories about gay athletes in professional sports you would certainly know about it.  983 more words

Richard Paschall

Rich Paschall reblogged this on Sunday Night Blog and commented:

Because the "gay athlete" stories never go away, here is a reblog of a story from last year at this time.

The first openly gay player on a MLB-affiliated team came out after hearing a homophobic slur

David Denson planned to take his time in telling all of his teammates he is gay.

Then a head-turning homophobic slur helped expedite the process. Denson, who last weekend became the first active player on a MLB-affiliated team to come out, sternly told a teammate in response to a gay slur: Be careful. 227 more words