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MIT alum Zaidi reportedly named Dodgers GM

November 5, 2014

MIT alumnus and SSAC panel veteran Farhan Zaidi was reportedly named general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, joining their rapidly strengthening front office. Read more

2015 Startup Trade Show Application Deadline November 14 — Apply Today!

November 5, 2014

The 2015 SSAC Startup Trade Show and Blitz Competition applications are due next Friday, November 14th. The startup trade show and blitz competition is an opportunity for sports-industry startups to demonstrate their exciting products or services to potential customers, business partners and employees. If you are a startup looking to take part in this year’s event,… Read more

What We’re Reading: October 29

October 29, 2014

As one season ends, another fittingly begins. The Royals will host the Giants in Game 7 of the World Series tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern, and as Tim Hudson and Jeremy Guthrie go at it, there will be NBA season openers taking place around the country. So there’s a lot to read this week, starting… Read more

2015 SSAC Tickets Now On Sale!

October 23, 2014

Tickets for the 2015 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference are now on sale! You can purchase tickets via Eventbrite HERE! Ticket prices for the 2015 conference are: General Admission: $575 Student: $200 Students must use a .edu school email address to register and present student ID on day of event. Holders of student tickets without… Read more

What We’re Reading: October 17

October 17, 2014

With the World Series starting next week, we begin our reading on the diamond these days, but we have links on the gridiron, the ice and also the lonely trails of endurance sports in our latest roundup of what we’re reading. Read more