News and Blog

Career opportunities at the conference

December 19, 2012

Attending this year’s conference will provide unique opportunities for networking and placement in the sports industry. Register now and get access to all the Career Opportunities the conference has to offer including, our resume book that goes to employers, our job board that includes postings from top sports organizations, and our private LinkedIn group. The… Read more

Money Ballsy

December 14, 2012

Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets GM and MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Co-Chair, was featured recently in Sports Illustrated. The article provides great insights into Daryl’s role as an NBA executive and the evolution of basketball analytics. Read the full article here Read more

Catching up with Kirk Goldsberry, 2012 Research Paper Finalist!

December 13, 2012

The SSAC blog team recently caught up with Kirk Goldsberry, last year’s runner up in the research paper competition.  You can check out his submission, “CourtVision: New Visual and Spatial Analytics for the NBA,” right here. –        After the 2012 SSAC, what was the response to your research? The response was great. In fact, the… Read more

Nate Silver confirmed!

December 6, 2012

We are excited to announce that Nate Silver, founder of the political analysis blog FiveThirtyEight, developer of the PECOTA forecasting system, and author of “The Signal and the Noise: Why Most Predictions Fail but Some Don’t” will be appearing at this year’s conference. Read more about Nate here. Read more

New Mixed Martial Arts Panel at SSAC ’13!

December 5, 2012

We’re excited to introduce a brand new mixed martial arts panel to the 2013 conference!  To learn more about “Breaking Down the Fight: MMA Analytics” and its panelists, click here. Read more