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  1. NFL to reconsider decades-old combine drills

    Mike Rodak

    The NFL will reconsider tweaking its long-standing timing and testing drills at the scouting combine this offseason.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2015
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  4. Sloan Hackathon highlights vizualizations

    Sharon Katz

    The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference kicked off Thursday with its inaugural Hackathon - an event hosted by ESPN Stats and Information. The Hackathon brought together 13 students and 14 professionals with the goal of using ESPN's state-of-the-...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  5. Bills among teams with 'one foot in' for analytics

    Mike Rodak

    Doug Marrone was punting even before he opted out of his contract. The ex-Buffalo Bills coach's propensity to punt -- even in situations where attempting a fourth-down conversion had better odds -- frustrated fans last season and led the New York ...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  6. Rams 'skeptics' when it comes to analytics

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- In an extensive project appearing both on ESPN.com and ESPN the Magazine on Monday afternoon, 122 teams from all four of the major professional sports leagues were rated on "the strength of each franchise's analytics staff, its buy...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  7. Vikings are among NFL's analytics 'skeptics'

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Any football department run by a general manager as meticulous as the Minnesota Vikings' Rick Spielman -- who rates draft prospects down to the thousandth of a point -- is going to have a fairly high view of information gathering. B...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  8. A look into the tracking systems of the Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The staffer walked around the locker room daily after practices and walkthroughs. He'd go to each player and quickly click on a sensor. Sometimes, he'd grab the heart monitors from the shirts of Detroit Lions players. Every...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  9. Cardinals took steps toward using analytics under GM Keim

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Before Steve Keim was promoted to general manager in 2013, the Arizona Cardinals trusted simple scouting and number crunching to determine who to pay and what to pay them. That's changed under Keim. In an excellent and impressiv...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  10. Cowboys believe in analytics, but instincts as well

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- On Monday, ESPN unveiled a report for each of the four major sports leagues determining each team's reliance on analytics. Though no team in the NFL is "all in" on analytics, the Dallas Cowboys were one of nine teams called "belie...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  11. Eagles rank high in ESPN analytics rankings

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles fall somewhere in the middle of an interesting , and somewhat conflicting, spread of Philadelphia sports franchises in ESPN's Great Analytics Rankings. In crunching numbers about crunching numbers, ESPN.com and ESPN The ...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  12. Morning links: Chargers considered nonbelievers in analytics

    Eric D. Williams

    Good morning. ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com collaborated to rate 122 teams in the four major sports on the strength of each franchise's analytics staff, its buy in from executives and coaches, its investment in biometric data and how much its app...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  13. Browns' belief in analytics complicates Bridgewater-Manziel draft...

    Jeremy Fowler

    ESPN's terrific in-depth look at how analytics are used in all pro sports leagues highlights the Browns' stance as "believers" in advanced metrics to evaluate football matters. Check out how the Browns use analytics in the story here. The Browns a...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  14. How Raiders rate in the analytics race

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN.com has taken an in-depth look at how analytics are used in all pro sports leagues. Analytics are used in a varied amount of ways. ESPN's research broke the NFL analytics use into different categories and the Oakland Raiders were put in the c...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  15. 49ers 'believers' in analytics approach

    Paul Gutierrez

    A joint effort by ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com rated 122 teams on "the strength of each franchise's analytics staff, its buy-in from execs and coaches, its investment in biometric data and how much its approach is predicated on analytics" in a surv...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  16. Titans rated one of the worst pro franchises for use of analytics...

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Tennessee Titans rank 116th out of 122 franchises in the four major American professional sports leagues when it comes to their use of analytics. That's according to an extensive look by ESPN The Magazine. Not long after he got the Titans' ...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  17. The Great Analytics Rankings

    ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com rate 122 teams on the strength of each franchise's analytics staff, its buy-in from execs and coaches and how much its approach is predicated on analytics.

    Eticket | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  18. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    ESPN NBA analyst Tom Penn talks about the purpose of the NBA salary cap, the reality of analytics in basketball, NBA All-Star weekend and more. Penn ESPN's Jason Whitlock unveils his new website, talks about the relevancy of the NBA All-Star weeke...

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2015