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MIT SSAC Top 10 Moments

January 8, 2016

The 2016 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference marks our 10th annual conference. Founded in 2006 by Daryl Morey and Jessica Gelman, it is the largest sports conference in the world. SSAC is a student-run conference with many former student leads now holding management positions in sports. Today, the SSAC has grown from 125 attendees in MIT… Read more

NHL Commissioner Bettman Joins SSAC16 Line Up

December 13, 2015

We are excited to announce that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman will be joining us at this year’s conference. Our 1-on-1 with the commissioner will include a discussion on the NHL’s recent partnerships to change how fans experience and interact with the game, potential rule changes to improve the game, player safety, the use of analytics across the league,… Read more

Adam Silver & John Stankey on Future of Sports Media at SSAC16

December 13, 2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and John Stankey, CEO of AT&T Entertainment and Internet Services will join us at this year’s conference to discuss the future of sports media. We are pleased to welcome back our long-time supporter Adam Silver and bring John to the SSAC stage as we celebrate the 10th conference. Read more

Moneyball Reunion at SSAC16

December 13, 2015

It’s a Moneyball reunion! We are thrilled to welcome Billy Beane, EVP of Baseball Operations for Oakland A’s, Michael Lewis, journalist and best-selling author of Moneyball, and Bill James, Senior Baseball Operations Advisor for the Boston Red Sox, as panelists at the 2016 conference! Read more

Weekly NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 11

November 22, 2015

We’re back with the SSAC team weekly picks! This is just for fun and represents the student team’s thoughts on the week’s matchups.    Read more