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The Moneyball Of Basketball

With baseball playoffs becoming a distant memory, NPR's Mike Pesca talks to host Rachel Martin about basketball becoming more like baseball. People are increasingly trying to identify more valuable statistics for individual basketball players.
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Davey Johnson Stays As Nationals Manager For 2013 Season

The Washington Nationals' Davey Johnson is returning for one more season.

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Wisp Resort Finds Buyer To Prevent Closure

Maryland's only ski resort, which had faced the threat of bankruptcy, may now be able to remain open.


Sports: A Possible Super Bowl Preview And Letting Go

Host Scott Simon catches up on the week in sports with Howard Bryant of ESPN: A surprise contender out of Chicago is taking on a well-funded operation with a mighty offensive attack and an NBA firing that surprised exactly no one.

Lee MacPhail, Half Of Only Father-Son Duo In Baseball Hall Of Fame, Dies

As an executive with the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles, MacPhail helped build World Series champions. He also served as president of the American League. At 95, he had been the oldest living member of the Hall. That distinction now goes to former Boston Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr.