Today is Dom Cosentino's last at Deadspin. He's headed to NJ.com to cover the New York Jets and spend his days in Florham Park telling people, "No, I swear, I didn't write that post." We try not to be sentimental about goodbyes around these parts, but it's not easy with Dom. He is everything you'd want in a reporter and… »
It sucks, writes Drew Magary: "Why are we still subjecting kids to this awful shit?"
We're joined now by New York Times enterprise reporter Alan Schwarz. Best known for his groundbreaking work on football's concussion crisis, he also wrote a terrific history of the role of statistics in baseball, and is a regular recipient of warm holiday greetings from Roger Goodell. Have questions for him about … »
We're joined now by David Sally, co-author with Chris Anderson of The Numbers Game: Why Everything You Know About Soccer Is Wrong. It's an argument for the power of analytics in soccer that's full of surprising conclusions about issues like the value of a goal scored relative to that of one saved, whether there's a… »