Crypto investors and changes to NBA foul calls. Check out what the SSAC staff is reading this month!
How we consume sports on television has changed dramatically in recent years, our content is shifting as well
World famous speakers
Hours of panels and workshops
Cutting-edge research paper submissions
Days of sports analytics insights
Point Guard, Seattle Storm
U.S. Secretary of Education
Vice President of Global Sports Video, Amazon
CEO of FanDuel
Founder of Seven Seven Six, Founding Investor of Angel City FC
CEO of DraftKings
Statistician, Author and Founder FiveThirtyEight
Hear from coaches, players, and the journalists who report out on the ‘culture codes’ of teams as they discuss the analytics behind culture and the potential to measure these ‘glue’ players.
Adam McKay and Michael Lewis discuss a variety of topics from how they bring athlete stories to life to how sports media was the precursor to political media.
How good am I? How good are you? How good are the pros? How do they compare with the pros from previous eras? Simple questions yet impossible to answer objectively in racquet sports - until now... Richard Bickers - founder of SquashLevels - has worked to provide objective answers using a mathematical rating algorithm that takes behavioural factors into account and works globally across space and time. While currently developed for squash, the principles could apply equally well across all racquet sports promising to settle these debates once and for all.
In only its second year of operation, the Premier Lacrosse League successfully pivoted to a bubble-style 2020 Championship Series. Leading with data and analytics, the PLL was one of the first pro sports leagues back to field and had zero positive COVID cases during their 2020 Championship Series. This presentation will take us inside the PLL as we learn about their data-driven season.
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