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Viva Las Vegas: Sabermetrics in the Wasteland

For the 2011-12 NFL season, we've sent our football stats guy to Las Vegas to cover the NFL, over/unders, props, money lines, and every other way to set your money on fire

Updated: August 23, 2011, 6:10 PM ET
By Bill Barnwell

Back in March, Bill Simmons asked me, "In your dream scenario, what would you write about?" There was really only one answer: "I would move to Vegas and write about my life there." To the horror of every civilized aspect of my life, he green-lit the idea.

So, at the beginning of August, I moved into a one-bedroom apartment on the Las Vegas strip. For the next year — bank account willing — I will be reporting back to you, the Grantland reader, about what it's like to live ...

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