Do people really believe there’s something different about the eyes of murderers?
Professionalism in law has brought us the O.J. Simpson case in lieu of justice.
When I was a small kid, I grew up in the newspapers.
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 athletic skills – better than we are, really, at almost anything else. We are quite good at developing and rewarding inventiveness.
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 something foreign and separate from the rest of us. Evil is part of everyone. We all have the capacity to commit evil acts.
Serial murders are just the worst stories. It can take an emotional toll on you.
Bunting is usually a waste of time. The – generally, yeah, I mean, if you think about it, bunt is the only play in baseball that both sides applaud. The – if the home team bunts, you get a base. The home team applauds because they get an out, and the other team applauds because...
Computers, like automobiles and airplanes, do only what people tell them to do.
We need new athletes all the time because we need new games every day – fudging just a little on the definition of the word ‘need.’ We like to have new games every day, and, if we are to have a constant and endless flow of games, we need a constant flow of athletes.
If a candidate for office starts talking about thinning the deer population or investing in barriers to reduce the number of deer on the highways, the other side will probably just ignore him, because they’re not going to know what to say about it. But there is a chance that the issue will resonate with...
Crime stories show us the part of people’s lives they try to keep hidden.
Baseball would be a quite remarkable activity if it was the one place in the world where your co-workers didn’t have any impact on how productive you were. But in fact, baseball is a high-stress occupation, and those sort of stress-inducing activities… just have a huge impact on how the team functions, I think.
There are, I believe, many more false confessions to murders than true confessions.
I like to feel that I understand little things about sports.
I would never encourage my children to be athletes – first because my children are not athletes and second because there are so many people pushing to get to the top in sports that 100 people are crushed for each one who breaks through. This is unfortunate.
You can’t ultimately dodge defeat by winning close elections.
Famous crime stories almost always lead to the passing of new laws.
Crime cases tend to be fascinating until you figure out what happened.