Category Archives: sociology of sport

Mark Cuban-Skip Bayless debate transcript

The complete transcript of the June 22 2012 debate between Mark Cuban and Skip Bayless on journalistic practice in which Cuban gives a quick lesson on analytics can be found here. My brief statement providing a theoretical background is here. … Continue reading

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The Mark Cuban—Skip Bayless Debate: The theoretical perspective behind it

Context, context, context On ESPN’s morning sportstalk show ‘First Take,’ the day after Lebron James and the Miami Heat won the 2012 title, Mark Cuban appeared to debate Skip Bayless (transcript here). The throwdown actually began when Cuban taunted Bayless … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow beats Peyton Manning in at least one category

Calling it “Bristolmetrics,” Deadspin claims that in terms of Sportscenter mentions between March 16 and 22, Tim Tebow once again pulled off the miracle upset, beating Peyton Manning, 130-128. All the man does is win.

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