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We need new athletes all the time because we need new games every day – fudging just a little on the definition of the word…
Some people give themselves over to their most evil desires, and those people becomes evil. But in general, it’s reductive to think of evil as…
Our society is very, very good at developing certain types of skills and certain types of genius. We are fantastically good at identifying and developing…
None of us are claiming that the statistical analysts understand the game of football as well as the football coaches do, or that our analysis…
If you go to a party populated by the NPR crowd and you start talking about JonBenet Ramsey, people will look at you as if…
I do have a family, and obviously I spend as much time as I can with them. Though even when I’m with my family, my…
You know one little way in which baseball changes us? We don’t even think twice about Japanese names anymore. You know what I mean?
I think among the population at large, people are openly fascinated with crime and don’t feel any shame over it. It’s only the opinion-makers and…
You can’t ultimately dodge defeat by winning close elections.
Do we need to have 280 brands of breakfast cereal? No, probably not. But we have them for a reason – because some people like…
When people disagree with you, what you ultimately have to do is persuade people to agree with you – period.
When I was a small kid, I grew up in the newspapers.
We don’t genuinely need more literary geniuses. One can only read so many books in a lifetime.
Well, stealing bases adds some runs but very few, and you lose most of the runs that you gain by having runners caught stealing.
There comes a moment during a job interview when you’re still talking, but you might as well take off your shoes.
There are, I believe, many more false confessions to murders than true confessions.
The human race has been in a long struggle to eliminate murder. And we will succeed.
Television is full of fictional and real violence that’s turned into entertainment.
Serial murders are just the worst stories. It can take an emotional toll on you.
I try to take large, general questions that are difficult to resolve and break them down into small, very specific questions that have clear answers.
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