(Audio) Behind the Numbers w/ Rob Iracane

By Bloomberg Sports //*

Listen now! – (loads in new browser – 21 megs)

Behind the Numbers
Hosts: Wayne Parillo and Rob Shaw
Guest: Rob Iracane
About the Guest:
Walkoffwalk.com co-founder, Heist leader, and Deadspin.com combudsman.
Enjoy the podcast and make sure to follow him on twitter

Total Running Time: 20:31

The High Level Look

  • The Heist – What it is & why it exists (0:38 – 1:49)
  • A-Rod, Steroids, and Home Grown Talent (1:55 – 6:19)
  • The Human Condition & Commenters (6:30 – 7:50)
  • Smart defending, last season trades & why not to root for Kerry Wood (8:00-13:23)
  • Twitter, Blogs v Newspapers & discussing news (13:33 – 27:54)

A Highlight a Minute

  • (0:38 – 1:30) The Heist – what it is and why it exsists
  • (1:31 – 1:49) PNC Park and the Sellout
  • (1:55 – 2:40) A-Rod’s 600th home run
  • (2:44 – 3:48) Covering esoteric news
  • (3:51 – 5:04) Steroids users being lumped with A-Rod
  • (5:08 – 5:28) A-Rod’s celebration v Jeter’s 3000 hits celebration
  • (5:30 – 6:19) Yankees homegrown talent
  • (6:30 – 7:04) The Human Condition according to Walkoffwalk.com
  • (7:05 – 7:21) Boycotting D-Backs as a serious post
  • (7:22 – 7:50) The commenters and what else the site covers
  • (8:00 – 9:09) The year of smart defending
  • (9:10 – 10:00) Are hitters weaker?
  • (10:03 – 10:50) Too little, too late for Dodgers but not for Rockies, Padres & Giants
  • (10:51 – 11:29) Berkman as DH & why it’s impossible to root for Kerry Wood
  • (11:30 – 12:27) Is the Wild Card ruining a great division race?
  • (12:34 – 13:23) Is Manny Ramirez done?
  • (13:33 – 14:52) From UVA to Deadspin.com combudsman to Walkoffwalk.com
  • (14:57 – 16:11) The influence of Twitter & Commenters on fandom
  • (16:23 – 17:57) Deadspin’s Brett Favre post & Journalistic standards: Blog v Newspaper
  • (18:14 – 20:00) Breaking News v Discussing News & an inner Secret

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