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ROUNDUP: NHL teams incentivized to no...

Sorry for the prolonged absence, everyone. I shared a bit more at my Tumblr site yesterday about the delay in writing. If you’d be interested...

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Similarity Analysis Reveals NBA Team ...

This is a guest post by Randy Clinton. This article was originallyposted on Randy's website.Randy has a couple of neat interactive plots which didn...

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2015 Sloan Recap: Where are the Analy...

So, where are the analytics? Thoughts from the 2015 Sloan Sports Analytics ConferenceThe MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference happened this past w...

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60 Active Influencers in the Sports A...

For the last 10 months, I’ve been curating the best in online sports analytics research here in the Sports Analytics Blog roundups. During this tim...

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ROUNDUP: 10 Trending Stories in Sport...

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is this Friday and Saturday in Boston. To commemorate the occasion, here’s a speedy edition of the ...

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ROUNDUP: Charles Barkley controversy,...

CHARLES BARKLEY: The sports world’s most recent controversy on analytics revolved around TNT commentator and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkle...

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ROUNDUP: Deflategate update and contr...

A reminder that last week’s roundup featured plenty of links from around the football, hockey and the general sports analytics worlds. Today,...

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Back to the Basics: Going for it on 4...

The “Back to the Basics” series is designed to explore the foundation principals of statistical analysis across the four major American sports. The...

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ROUNDUP: Odd Patriots Stats, NHL's Sp...

It’s been three weeks since the last roundup. So, of course, I have a ton of links saved up from the month of January. Today, the focus is on...

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ROUNDUP: 2014 in Review, Interviews w...

Year-in-Review: Richard Whittall had a great poston 10 of the most influential articles from the year in sports analytics. SportTechie’s Shay...

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ROUNDUP: Why the Jazz are embracing a...

New Basketball Data: Peter Beshai’s new Buckets app allows for tons of customization of shot charts and much, much more. Stephen Shea’s...

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ROUNDUP: CFB Playoff, job postings, a...

College Football Playoff: One of the biggest topics in sports right now is the upcoming College Football Playoff. Conference championships are this...

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ROUNDUP: MVP Mike Trout, a centralize...

Soccer Data: Tom Worville wrote my favorite analytics post of the week at his new Analytics FC website. Worville petitioned for a better centralize...

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ROUNDUP: Pittsburgh hockey analytics ...

#PGHAnalytics: Saturday was the much-anticipated Pittsburgh Hockey Analytics Workshop, organized by War-on-Ice.com and hosted by Carnegie Mellon Un...

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Tweeters inherit the Earth, or at lea...

A couple weeks ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers hired Andrew Friedman (former Rays GM, sabermetrics advocate) as the team's President of Baseball Opera...

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ROUNDUP: NBA season analytics and Bil...

Seth Partnow: With the start of the NBA season here, it’s time to give much deserved respect to one of the Internet’s best basketball a...

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MANIFESTO: Why the weekly analytics "...

As teams continue to hire analytics talent away from the public, the industry needs to continue to encourage and drive innovation within the public...

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ROUNDUP: After-effects of NHL analyti...

Anomalies in Data: The Spread’s Trey Causey and Hardball Talk’s Craig Calcaterra wrote two really interesting think-pieces this week, a...

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ROUNDUP: Are the Royals lucky or good...

MLB Playoffs: Beyond the Box Score’s Scott Lindholm investigated the actions of the Kansas City Royals to see if they’ve been lucky or ...

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ROUNDUP: MLB playoffs, RIP MySynergyS...

MLB Playoffs: FOX’s Rob Neyer explained how FS1 will deliver a secondary analytics-focused broadcast of Game 1 of the NLCS next week. FanGrap...

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