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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

What We’re Reading: February 16

February 16, 2017

The dust has barely settled on the Super Bowl, yet it’s already time for the sporting world to turn its attention to a different marquee sport: baseball!  Spring Training for all 30 Major League teams begins this week, so we thought it would be a perfect time to check back in with the baseball industry… Read more

What We’re Reading: February 9

February 9, 2017

In case you’ve been living under a rock, the New England Patriots stormed back from a 28-3 second-half deficit to claim the franchise’s fifth Super Bowl title with a 34-28 overtime win last Sunday in Houston. Tom Brady earned Super Bowl MVP honors for the fourth time with a record 466 passing yard and 2… Read more

What We’re Reading: February 2

February 2, 2017

While the first-ever Drone Drop certainly turned heads at the NFL Pro Bowl, the 2017 Australian Open stole last weekend’s spotlight, culminating in a pair of iconic singles matches featuring four long-time tennis greats: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, and Venus Williams.  With the NFL taking a week-long hiatus before the big game, we… Read more