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Adventures in Sports Writing

Although I’m not a big baseball fan, I am a Detroit fan, so I’ve been taking a look at some of the Tigers playoff coverage.  One article was by ESPN’s Stats and Info group, with the top things I should … Continue reading

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ESPN’s Analytics Issue

My ESPN the Magazine showed up in the mail the other day, and it’s their analytics issue.  Obviously you have to walk something of a line in doing something like this; it has to be appealing and understandable to general … Continue reading

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Streak for the Cash: Good Luck

It’s been a while since I did anything a little more basic stats-y, so here’s something I was thinking of the other day:  what are my chances at winning anything in ESPN’s Streak for the Cash competition?

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Bayes’ Theorem and ESPN

Last night I was watching the Lakers-Jazz game but went to bed before it ended.  This morning I get up and turn on SportsCenter, and I hear something like “Kobe Bryant had the ball at the end of the game.  … Continue reading

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