Browsing All posts tagged under »Mike Wise«

Looking beyond a playoff W-L record

May 12, 2011

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Mike Wise began his May 6 Washington Post column by referencing three legendary hockey coaches and their playoff winning percentages early in their careers, as he defended Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau following the team’s second round exit from the playoffs. Wise wrote: “Bruce Boudreau’s below-average playoff record of 17-20 (.459) keeps being used as […]

The Mike Wise Issue in One Tweet

September 1, 2010

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Regarding Washington Post columnist Mike Wise and his experiment on Twitter—where he sent out tweets containing made-up information to basically test a theory and see if people would pass it on without verifying its accuracy—this tweet by John Ourand with Sports Business Journal says it all: “@MikeWiseguy You aen’t right about “nobody checking facts” on […]

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