Back in August, several statistics-based websites posted predicted NFL win totals. A predicted win total represents the number of cumulative wins … More
Month: December 2013
Did the NBA’s sleeved jerseys affect shooting?
During the NBA’s Christmas quintuple-header, the league required all of its players to wear sleeved jerseys. With the league expecting … More
Fumble luck, Part II
In my previous post, I explored a decade’s worth of NFL fumble recovery outcomes to find that, for the most … More
Fumble luck, Part I
During their 17 playoff wins in the Tom Brady-era, the Patriots recovered 28 out of a possible 48 fumbles (58%), … More
Exploring consistency in professional sports: How the NFL’s parity is somewhat of a hoax
The term parity is familiar to any sports fan. Defined by Google as “the state or condition of being equal,” … More
What’s the most important defensive position in baseball?
In the past few days, several outstanding MLB players have inked expensive contracts, with Robinson Cano, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Carlos … More
My quick thoughts on the 4th down bot
If there was any doubt that so-called nerds are starting to take over the sports world, look no further than … More
Stevan Ridley, the NFL, and fumbling rates
The Harvard Sports Group posted an interesting tweet this evening Ridley, inactive on Sun due to fumbling: 9 fumbles in … More