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  1. Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade is worst three-point shooter in NBA hist...


    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, we let the numbers prove the points: Dwyane Wade is the worst three-point shooter in NBA history; Colin Kaepernick can't handle the heat. Crazy? We'll let you decide.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  2. World Cup favorites emerge, but there's a long way to go

    Gabriele Marcotti

    COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil -- Now that the predictions and projections, supposition and speculation, analytics and aspersions, video analysis and voodoo are over, we can begin. Now we know what we'll be doing and what we'll be watching every day between...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  3. Mexicos latest gamble based on intangibles, superstitions

    Eric Gomez

    SAN DIEGO -- It's an unfair, uneven debate that produces headaches for those devoted to the logical side of sports. The numbers, the analytics, the tangible data ... all of it takes a back seat to what many purists will argue holds the true essence o...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  4. Sports analytics and the MIT Sloan Conference

    Katie Baker

    Among the nerds at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  5. Meet the world's top NBA gambler

    Scott Eden

    This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's March 4 Analytics issue. Subscribe today! Bob Voulgaris had become one of the most successful sports gamblers in the world when, in 2004, he started to lose. It wasn't just a streak of bad luck, a series ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  6. New studies change how you see sports

    ESPN The Magazine

    This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's March 4 Analytics issue. Subscribe today! Who says the game isn't played on paper? At the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference taking place March 1-2, eight studies are vying for research paper of the yea...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  7. Scoring With Soccer: Analytics Come to MLS

    Noah Davis

    The Seattle Sounders boast Major League Soccer's strongest fan base, with an average of more than 43,000 packing into CenturyLink Field for the team's home games. Soon, they might have one of the strongest analytical units as well. Over the past ...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  8. Player tracking transforming NBA analytics

    Zach McCann

    You ever wonder what NBA assistant coaches are scribbling on their clipboards during games? They're taking down stats. But not the stats you'll read in any box score. They're logging numbers like touches in the paint, passes per possession, thre...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  9. HoopIdea: An entirely different NBA season

    Sandy Weil

    Sandy Weil is the Director of Analytics at Sportsmetricians Consulting, the researcher behind groundbreaking hot hand research and a repeat contributor to HoopIdea. Let's face it: the middle of the NBA season can be a dull time. But it could be...

    Blog | May 11, 2012