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What We’re Reading: December 20

December 20, 2017

Happy holidays from all of us at SSAC! With the holidays around the corner and the Christmas Day games quickly approaching, two months of the NBA season are already over. This is the inflection point each year where we can see past early season surprises and begin to understand who the playoff contenders will be… Read more

What We’re Reading: December 13

December 13, 2017

The NHL season is already a third of the way complete and has produced many exciting storylines. We dive into a couple here!  Surprise teams finding strong early season success The New Jersey Devils, with a 16-7-4 record, sit atop the Metropolitan division and make for one of the most surprising storylines this season. Taylor… Read more

What We’re Reading: December 12

December 12, 2017

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Christie v. NCAA.  Regardless of one’s position, analysts and pundits agree that there have been few moments as influential as this to the future of sports betting in the US. As we look forward to the outcome of the case and the inevitable evolution of the industry, let’s… Read more

What We’re Reading: December 6

December 5, 2017

Virtual and augmented reality have the potential to reshape sports on multiple dimensions, ranging from the way fans consume live competition, to how athletes prepare for gameday. In this week’s edition of What We’re Reading, we highlight some of the key ways that the technology of the future is starting to impact the world of… Read more

What We’re Reading: November 29

November 29, 2017

Rivalry week 2017 is in the books, but we’re still reeling from one of the greatest weekends in college football history. From the Egg Bowl to the Iron Bowl, and everything in between, this week’s matchups brought exciting and excruciating firsts (depending on who you ask), and all data points to a thrilling playoff season!… Read more