News and Blog

October 30th: MLB Season In Review

October 30, 2018

Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox, who brought home their fourth championship this century and won a total of 119 games during a season in which they dominated from start to finish! Even though the World Series consisted of these dominant Red Sox representing the east coast and the Dodgers representing a large market from… Read more

On The Blog: October 22nd

October 22, 2018

What We’re Reading: October 22 It is officially the best time of the year. The NFL and college football are in full swing, the NHL season has begun, the World Series is here, and the NBA season has officially commenced. Let’s dig into major topics to start the season! The Eastern Conference For the first… Read more

An Interview with Bill James

October 12, 2018

Recently, we sat down with legendary author of The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstracts, Bill James. Gain insights and learn about Bill’s passion for baseball analytics: Bill, you incorporated analytics into sports long before it was hip or trendy. In fact, the term data analytics wouldn’t appear for decades. We all know you were an… Read more

SSAC19 TICKET SALES ANNOUNCEMENT

October 5, 2018

SSAC 19 Ticket Sales Announcement: Opens Friday, October 12th The wait is almost over! Early Bird ticket sales for this year’s Conference go on sale next Friday, October 12th at 12:00 p.m. Stay tuned for more details and exciting speaker announcements this week! Research Paper Competition Thank you to all who submitted abstracts to the… Read more

Research Papers Submission Deadline Friday 9/28 Final Reminder: An Interview with Philip Maymin

September 25, 2018

While we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of abstracts for the Research Papers Competition ahead of the deadline this Friday, 9/28, we sat down with Philip Maymin, who took first prize in last year’s competition. In his paper, “An Open-Sourced Optical Tracking and Advanced eSports Analytics Platform for League of Legends,” Philip introduced new metrics to track League of… Read more