1. Why NBA's No. 1 Point Guard Rajon Rondo Stays in Boston

    In assessing point guards one can examine a variety of performance statistics; certainly assists to turnover ratio is a frequently cited one. Let me suggest the frequency a point guard gets to the rim as a more meaningful one...

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  2. Why the Cleveland Indians Will Win the 2012 AL Pennant

    The Los Angeles Angels and Detroit Tigers made the biggest splashes in free-agent acquisitions by adding sluggers Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder to their respective lineups...

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  3. Worst NHL Deadline Deal: Tampa Bay Lightning Moving Road Stalwart, Matt Gilroy

    Tampa Bay is still only six points out of a playoff spot in the NHL 's Eastern Conference with a 29-28-6 record. When they miss the playoffs, it will be attributable to their woeful road play...

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  4. Brett Gardner and the Stolen Base Revival in the Post-Steroid Era

    In Moneyball, Billy Beane expresses derision relative to stolen base attempts, explaining that the risk of an out far exceeds the potential return of a successful steal...

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  5. Why Chris Perez, Drew Storen and Brandon League Are Among MLB's Best Closers

    Moneyball -inspired thinkers are turning their attention to closers in their search for positions that can be budgeted more efficiently. AL teams have already reconsidered the value of the DH and now are scrutinizing closers...

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