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Los Angeles and Paris come down to the wire for 2024 Olympics

July 10, 2017

On a warm July evening 33 years ago Rafer Johnson lit the Olympic Flame at the Los Angeles Coliseum, marking the beginning of one the most successful Olympic Games in history. In front of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) this week in Switzerland, Los Angeles will make its case to bring the Olympic Games back… Read more

An analytics approach to the NHL Entry Draft

June 23, 2017

Today 31 NHL front offices and some of the world’s top hockey prospects are in Chicago for the NHL Entry Draft. To better understand the dynamics of the draft and the role analytics can play in informing a team’s decision-making process, we spoke with Tyler Dellow. Read more

SSAC ’17 Day Two Recap

March 6, 2017

We are sad that SSAC ’17: Elevate the Game has come to a close, but what a memorable weekend! We enjoyed every nanosecond of the weekend, delving into all aspects of sports analytics, emerging technology and even a bit of politics. Thank you for joining us and your ongoing support. RECORD STATS AND NEW FRONTIERS: This… Read more

SSAC ’17 Day One Recap

March 4, 2017

DAY 1 RECAP: Co-Founders Jessica Gelman and Daryl Morey, along with Co-Leads Sam Ebb and Erin Golden kicked off the conference with a warm welcome to all attendees, sponsors, and organizers. They highlighted the conference’s theme of Elevating the Game through analytics, particularly given the unpredictable year in sports. While it’s the statistically improbable events… Read more

Looking Back at SSAC ’16

February 27, 2017

As we approach the final days before SSAC ’17, we wanted to reflect on some of the most memorable moments from last year’s conference. From unforgettable quotes to statement sock game, below are a few of our favorite memories from SSAC ’16: A Decade of Data. What does the future of the court look like?… Read more