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#Moneyball

# moneyball - Friday 2 June, 2017

Premier League reveal breakdown of eye-watering payments to clubs last season

It was the first year of the lucrative TV rights deal, and a record amount of fees were paid out to clubs.

# moneyball - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Clement preparing to juggle 'Moneyball' approach of Swansea's American owners

The new manager at Liberty Stadium insists he’s happy to consult with analytics expert Dan Altman.

# moneyball - Friday 28 October, 2016

'Everything is being looked at' - IRFU open to private investment in provinces

Performance director David Nucifora is content with third-party money funding new contracts.

# moneyball - Monday 25 July, 2016

Premiership clubs boosted by new £224m+ agreement with the RFU

‘This is a true partnership focused on making English rugby the best in the world for club and country.’

# moneyball - Saturday 21 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bernie Sanders is running out of cash as Trump puts more money into his campaign Cash Rules Everything Around Me

Bernie Sanders is running out of cash as Trump puts more money into his campaign

Sanders had $6 million left in the bank at the start of the month.

# moneyball - Monday 25 April, 2016

Kitman Labs is the company with the real-life Moneyball factor

The startup, now based in San Francisco, counts legendary baseball manager Billy Beane as an advisor.

# moneyball - Thursday 21 April, 2016

The Cleveland Browns' new 'Moneyball' approach is already paying off

Since appointing Paul DePodesta, the Browns were expected to make this type of move.

# moneyball - Thursday 18 February, 2016

How tiny FC Midtjylland hope to shape the future of football

Manchester United’s Europa League opponents have gone from near bankruptcy to the cusp of Champions League football.

# moneyball - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

NFL team hires the stats guru who inspired Jonah Hill's Moneyball character Moneyball This post contains videos

NFL team hires the stats guru who inspired Jonah Hill's Moneyball character

Sabermetrics veteran Paul DePodesta joins the Cleveland Browns as chief strategy officer.

# moneyball - Thursday 20 August, 2015

The Top 14 clubs’ budgets make for eye-watering reading again this season

The average provisional budget for the 2015/16 season is €21.5 million.

# moneyball - Monday 27 July, 2015

Samoa's union records hefty financial loss for historic All Blacks visit

You can’t put a price on the value of a positive impression.

# moneyball - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Liverpool reject €55 million Sterling offer and all of today's transfer gossip

Manchester United are tracking a Brazilian right-back while Tim Sherwood wants to bring one of his former Spurs players to Villa Park

# moneyball - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Forget Home Alone, here are the sports movies you need to watch this Christmas

And no, Space Jam isn’t one of them.

# moneyball - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

‘I’ve never read Moneyball’ says the man whose work inspired the book

Bill James also argues that, despite their proliferation, statistics can still give sports organisations an advantage

# moneyball - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Baseball stats guru Bill James to speak at Web Summit in Dublin

If you like your sports lathered in statistics, then James is your man.

# moneyball - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Forget Suarez, Balotelli represents Rodgers' biggest Liverpool challenge

The AC Milan striker is on the verge of completing a move to Anfield and he is capable of being one of the stars of the Premier League upon his return to England.

# moneyball - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Opinion: Peace in European rugby hits fans in the pocket

European rugby will live on next season, but you’ll have to pay extra to keep watching it.

# moneyball - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Mossy Quinn: the man in charge of Dublin's GAA brand discusses his plans

Dublin’s new commercial and marketing manager outlines the next steps.

# moneyball - Friday 3 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge June Brown puts Piers Morgan in his place... and 4 other weekend telly highlights Tellywatch

June Brown puts Piers Morgan in his place... and 4 other weekend telly highlights

We’ve got some telly for you, no matter what you’re feeling.

# moneyball - Sunday 19 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie $591 million: Florida lottery winner is world's richest lottery millionaire Ker-ching!

$591 million: Florida lottery winner is world's richest lottery millionaire

Only one jackpot has ever been bigger – but this weekend’s Powerball jackpot only had one winner.

# moneyball - Thursday 14 February, 2013

How has this Simpsons/Moneyball mash-up video stayed hidden for so long? Moneyball This post contains videos

How has this Simpsons/Moneyball mash-up video stayed hidden for so long?

Internet, you have failed us.

# moneyball - Monday 20 August, 2012

VIDEO: MLB pitcher confronts goading fan in angry exchange Expletive-filled This post contains videos

VIDEO: MLB pitcher confronts goading fan in angry exchange

The baseball field is no place for potty-mouths, mister.

# moneyball - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Moneyball coach Billy Beane’s new secret to success

The Oakland Athletics manager says whoever figures this out will be “the wealthiest man in the world”.

# moneyball - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Long showers, Glee and 9 other things that Mark Zuckerberg ‘Likes’ Minimalism This post contains images

Long showers, Glee and 9 other things that Mark Zuckerberg ‘Likes’

The man behind Facebook also has a liking for Taylor Swift and “eliminating desire”.

# moneyball - Monday 19 December, 2011

No rift with Scottish FA over Carling Nations Cup debt, insist FAI

Abbotstown chiefs insist they are negotiating with Scottish FA for a ‘downward adjustment’ of their tournament fee.

# moneyball - Sunday 11 December, 2011

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting…

Every week we flick back through some of our favourite writing from newspapers, blogs and bathroom walls.

# moneyball - Thursday 8 December, 2011

How much?! Angels and Pujols agree $254million deal - reports

Pujols’ contract is the second-highest in baseball history and only the third to break the $200 million barrier. Lucky.

# moneyball - Monday 26 September, 2011

Fact or fiction: The 6 biggest myths about Moneyball

With the Brad Pitt-starring movie about to released, here’s some of the common false assumptions about the influential book that helped change the course of baseball history.

# moneyball - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Cash rich: Who are the world's wealthiest seven footballers? Moneyball This post contains images

Cash rich: Who are the world's wealthiest seven footballers?

Samuel Eto’o is now the world’s wealthiest footballer, but we look at the six others trailing in his wake…

# moneyball - Thursday 21 July, 2011

YouTube top 10: because the rain just won't stop Eye Candy This post contains videos

YouTube top 10: because the rain just won't stop

The Irish summer got you trapped inside? Here’s some YouTube gold to tide you over until the next break in the weather.

# moneyball - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

View from New York: living in a fantasy (baseball) land

John Riordan drafts his squad ahead of this year’s MLB season. He’s never going to win, but at least he knows that.