A Conservative Estimate Says That The Average Indiana University…

People that want to preserve amateur athletics often say that student-athletes are compensated, contrary to appearances, because just about everyone on a top tier sports team is getting an education on an athletic scholarship (even the kids at Harvard, these days). If they get a free ride, isn't that enough? Not quite. » 3/23/13 3:08pm 3/23/13 3:08pm

Why There Are More .300 Hitters Than .299 Hitters, And Why It Matters

Tobias J. Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim, authors of the Freakonomically inclined Scorecasting, explore the peculiar power of round-number milestones and how they affect a ballplayer at the plate. » 1/31/11 3:00pm 1/31/11 3:00pm