“There are always people who see me as just the guy who talks about race,” Bomani Jones said, of his experience in sports media.
Bomani Jones is featured in this week’s issue of The New Yorker. In a Q. & A. with Isaac Chotiner, he discusses his experiences in sports media, whether advanced statistics are making sports more efficient and less fun, and the math that drives it.
Find out what offended Jones when he was invited to the famed M.I.T. Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. His thoughts on sports commentating becoming political and the perception of those who consume your work.
New Interview: I talked to Bomani Jones about the debate over race and analytics in sports, the future of ESPN, and what we define as “political.” https://t.co/qTkkrKBDlX
— Isaac Chotiner (@IChotiner) June 17, 2019