Bill James

Bill James is the author of The Bill James Gold Mine 2009and the proprietor of Bill James Online.

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March 30 2011 6:57 AMShakespeare and VerlanderWhy are we so good at developing athletes and so lousy at developing writers?
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Jan. 6 2010 4:11 PMBoycott the BCS!A statistical analyst takes a stand against college football's perverse, irrational Bowl Championship Series.
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Jan. 7 2009 4:24 PMBoycott the BCS!A statistical analyst takes a stand against college football's perverse, irrational Bowl Championship Series.
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Feb. 25 2008 6:45 AMThe Epic of Craig BiggioWhy I loved, and then grew tired of, the long-time Houston Astro.
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Sept. 13 2010 6:51 AMLife, Liberty, and Breaking the RulesIn defense of Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds, jaywalkers, and all the other scofflaws that make America great.
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March 18 2009 7:03 AMThe Lead Is SafeHow to tell when a college basketball game is out of reach.
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March 17 2008 7:11 AMThe Lead Is SafeHow to tell when a college basketball game is out of reach.

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Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

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Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.