# Moneyball

Last year
FSG ‘fully committed’ to Liverpool amid report that club is up for sale
American owners have not gone as far as to say the Premier League club as a whole is on the market.
All time
Oakland Athletics to explore permanent relocation amid stalled stadium plans
The ‘As’ could potentially follow the NFL’s formerly Oakland-based Raiders to Las Vegas.
European clubs chief warns that football is in 'crisis-management' mode
Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli said football will have a revenue drop of four billion euros in two years.
'If players refuse to take a pay cut then they will lose credibility'
Eddie O’Sullivan says ‘rugby’s financial model has been a catastrophe’ but he believes the IRFU will survive this crisis.
10 of the best sports films to watch on Netflix
With the Coronavirus outbreak causing people to stay in doors, catching up with great movies and documentaries is one recommended way to kill the time.
'Moneyball' pioneer in Chinese-led takeover of Championship club
American investors Paul Conway and Grace Hung are also investing in Barnsley along with Billy Beane.
The brains behind the NFL's brawn
Cynthia Frelund was NFL Media’s first analytics expert.
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.
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.
'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.
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.’
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.
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.
The Cleveland Browns' new 'Moneyball' approach is already paying off
Since appointing Paul DePodesta, the Browns were expected to make this type of move.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Forget Home Alone, here are the sports movies you need to watch this Christmas
And no, Space Jam isn’t one of them.
'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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
$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.
How has this Simpsons/Moneyball mash-up video stayed hidden for so long?
Internet, you have failed us.
VIDEO: MLB pitcher confronts goading fan in angry exchange
The baseball field is no place for potty-mouths, mister.
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”.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.