News and Blog

IPP WOWY Analysis of Crosby / Malkin and Thornton / Marleau

November 19, 2012

The following article was written by David Johnson at on October 29, 2012 and can be found here. Thanks for sharing with us, David! The other week I wrote about breaking down IPP (Individual Point Percentage, which is individual points divided by number of goals scored while the player was on the ice) into… Read more

Welcome to the 2013 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Blog!

November 9, 2012

Hello and welcome from the SSAC Organizing Team! We are incredibly excited to bring you this blog with fascinating and insightful sports analytics content.  Throughout the year, especially in the run-up to the 2013 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, we will feature great posts from new and old contributors, student organizers, and innovators within the sports analytics community.  Here,… Read more

Bloomberg: Wall Streeters’ Minds Wanted to Help Jeremy Lin Win NBA Title

November 9, 2012

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference and its co-chair, Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey were featured in a recent article on Bloomberg. The article describes how the Rockets are combing through hundreds of resumes in their search to fill two basketball analytics roles on their staff. Many of the applicants have experience on Wall Street… Read more

Daryl Morey featured on PTI

November 8, 2012

Sloan Sports Conference Co-Chair and General Manager of the Houston Rockets, Daryl Morey was featured on ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption. Hear Daryl’s take on the Rockets’ recent acquisitions of star guards Jeremy Lin and James Harden below! Read more

Registration for the 2013 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference now LIVE!

November 1, 2012

Registration is now open for the 2013 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, to be held March 1-2 in Boston, MA. Please visit our Registration page for more information and to register. We look forward to seeing you in the Spring! Read more