It certainly doesn’t stop with political patronage. George C. Deutsch didn’t even graduate from college, but managed to land a job where he could effectively stifle one of the world’s top climate scientists. Scary.
Month: February 2006
Bring in the Fences
ESPN’s Buster Olney notes that homeruns are down to a reasonable level at Coors Field, but it remains far too easy to get a hit. Ostensibly, the humidor is largely responsible for helping balls stay in the yard. However, the outrageous dimensions at Coors make it an offensive paradise. Bringing […]
Jon Weisman has a piece in Sports Illustrated about the increasing use of statistics to evaluate the defensive perfomance of baseball players. Good article. But Derek Jeter enthusiasts be warned, it paints a pretty honest picture of the Yankee shortstop’s defensive shortcomings. Speaking of which, I still think A-Rod should […]
He Came, He Saw, He Blogged
I have never met an MBA-holding technology executive with a better personality or stronger appreciation for stylish footwear than Oren Michels. Please give Oren a hearty welcome as he’s now officially a blogger.