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Tom Roberge

Entries by Tom Roberge

A Statistical Guide to Hiring a New Coach

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2009 | 11:49 AM

Eleven NFL teams will employ different head coaches at the beginning of the 2009 season than they did at the beginning of the 2008 season. Two retired, but the other nine were fired for the simple reason that, at least in the eyes of the GM and/or owner, they failed....

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Fire Joe Morgan: A Final Salute

(11) Comments | Posted January 11, 2009 | 7:25 PM

This past November, in the dark shadows of other, more important world events, the baseball world was sadly forced to say farewell to its strongest supporter of VORP: the aptly named blog Fire Joe Morgan. VORP, for the uninitiated, is a sabermetric analytical tool used in baseball, and it...

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