1. Yankees And Rays:Disingenious Deadspin & Correctly Measuring Competitive Balance

    Ok, that I feel the need to put this here is depressing, but since Deadspin released leaked finance information of teams receiving the most from revenue sharing showing minimal to ...

    Alton LaBrecque Written by Alton LaBrecque about over 4 years ago 229 reads 2 comments

  2. Why John Hollinger Is to the NBA Stats Revolution as Micheal Bay Is to Movies

    On June 1st, I will have worked for the NBA for one year. It all began with hearing a podcast with Bill Simmons and Houston Rockets General Manager, Daryl Morey, the gist of which was ...

    Alton LaBrecque Written by Alton LaBrecque about almost 5 years ago 1,175 reads 0 comments

  3. Ben "Eric Foreman" Zobrist and Why The Pirates Need To Shut Up

    I've made jokes about Ben Zobrist for a few seasons now. Back in the Corcoran, Huff, Ty, Crawford the future Yankees days, the Huff trade was a killer. It seemed like spinning of the wheels on a million dollar platform...

    Alton LaBrecque Written by Alton LaBrecque about over 5 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  4. Stu Scott, Stop Acting Like Shaq 09 Is Shaq 01

    I'm a stats guy. On Firefox, 82games.com is on my favorite website toolbar so I can obsessively check it. So I'm used to thinking about basketball differently than other people...

    Alton LaBrecque Written by Alton LaBrecque about over 5 years ago 371 reads 4 comments

  5. The Pedro Hunt: The Sad Summary of the Rays' First Half

    When the Rays made the World Series last year, my friend Ian, the only real ESPN caliber Rays fan in Tampa, looked at the TV during Game One, shook his head, and called it an abortion of baseball...

    Alton LaBrecque Written by Alton LaBrecque about almost 6 years ago 97 reads 1 comments

  6. I'm a Self-Loathing Los Angeles Lakers Fan

    I'm a walking heresy. I was born in Randolph, Massachusetts, a few miles south of Boston. I'm a die hard Boston fan who discriminates against Yankees fans to the point that I have to actively avoid them when drunk to keep from getting belligerent...

    Alton LaBrecque Written by Alton LaBrecque about almost 6 years ago 223 reads 2 comments