We’re the Deadspin staff and it’s too nice a day to do any real work right now. Let’s talk!
We’re joined in the comments by Sam Miller of Baseball Prospectus and Ben Lindbergh of ESPN, authors of the fantastic new book The Only Rule Is It Has To Work. (You can read an excerpt here.) The idea here is simple—the two sabermetrically-inclined writers were given control of baseball operations for the Sonoma…
We’re joined by Yahoo baseball writer Jeff Passan, whose book, The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports, is out today. Read an excerpt here and hop in the comments to ask Jeff about the future of pitching, the grossness of Tommy John surgery, and how to figure out if you’re…
It’s nice outside, there’s a keg downstairs, and working is bad. Let’s shoot the shit for a while instead.
We are all just pretending to work while watching March Madness on a second screen, so let’s chat!
It’s Friday afternoon and we bet you don’t feel like working any more than we do. Get in the comments and let’s pass the time together.
Swing over at noon, when we’ll have esteemed TV critic Alan Sepinwall by for a chat about the updated new edition of his (terrific) book The Revolution Was Televised and whatever else is on your mind.
It’s a beautiful autumn afternoon, a fine time to yak. What’s on your mind?
We’re joined by Molly Knight, author of The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse. She’s in the comments below, ready to answer your questions about whatever you’d like to talk about.
It's a lazy Friday afternoon and we're just shooting the breeze anyway, so come shoot it with us.
It's been a long week and we're pretty much done, so rather than working, we're going to hang out in the comments and answer any questions you might have for us. Let's do it.
Swing by at 3:00 (Eastern) to talk with Frankie Edgar, former UFC 155 lb. champion, current featherweight contender, and all-around good dude.
Do stop by at 11:30 Eastern to chat with Dave Zirin—sports editor at The Nation and author of new book Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup the Olympics and the Fight for Democracy, among a great many other things—about the World Cup or soccer or football or anything you'd like.
Jonah Keri, staff writer for Grantland and author of Up, Up, & Away, will be hanging out in the comments below for the next hour or so, ready to take your questions on the Montreal Expos, bagels, and whatever else comes to mind. Have at it.
We're joined in the office by Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill, who led a historic comeback from seven races down to win the America's Cup. He'll be in the comments below, so ask him anything about boats, boating, being an Australian representing a "Team USA" and other boat-related questions.
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…