Sr. Sports Analytics Specialist ESPN
Paul Sabin is a senior sports analytics specialist for ESPN. He received a Bachelor of Science in statistical science and French from Brigham Young University, a Master of Science in statistics from Brigham Young University, and a Ph.D. in statistics from Virginia Tech. At ESPN he has worked on sports analytics projects in the NBA, the NFL, college football, college basketball, and fantasy soccer. Among these, he was primarily responsible several ESPN proprietary metrics including the college Basketball Power Index (BPI), the Allstate Playoff Predictor, the NBA Draft model, the CFB PlayStation Player Impact Rating, and ESPN’s fantasy soccer projections. Sabin has written for espn.com and fivethirtyeight.com as well as contributing to ESPN’s business by using statistical methods to inform programming decisions.