News and Blog

How to Make It In The Sports Analytics World

December 24, 2012

The following article was written by Ed Feng, Founder of ThePowerRank.com Sports is a throbbing passion for so many of us. The only thing better than watching from the couch is getting a job in the sports world. And with the growth of sports analytics, there is a new way for smart and ambitious people… Read more

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