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  1. Summer trending: Metro Division

    Craig Custance

    Mikhail Grabovski has long had fans in the advanced stats community. He's a guy who drives possession on bad possession teams, which earns him points in the world of analytics. New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano was won over by Grabovski and cl...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Toronto Maple Leafs hire Kyle Dubas as assistant GM, fire Dave Po...

    Craig Custance

    The Toronto Maple Leafs announced a front-office shakeup Tuesday, firing assistant general managers Dave Poulin and Claude Loiselle and replacing them with 28-year-old Kyle Dubas.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  3. NBA - NBA Front Office chimes in on LeBron James' return to Cleve...

    NBA Front Office

    ESPN's NBA Front Office looks at the impact LeBron James' return to Cleveland will have on the rest of the league.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  4. NBA -- NBA Front Office free agency fits for Melo, Bosh, others

    NBA Front Office

    Our experts predict where the dominos will fall in free agency

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  5. Statkeepers Call the Shots, But They Can't Agree on Them

    In the third minute of added extra time in Tuesday's Belgium-U.S. World Cup match, Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne took a pass in the box, dribbled to his right and hooked the ball into the left side of the net. Finally, after 31 shots,...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  6. Inside the Sacramento Kings’ Draft War Room

    Grantland Channel

    See Part 1 here. Grantland takes you behind the scenes as Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, general manager Pete D'Alessandro, and advisors Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin make draft-day decisions in con...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  7. NBA Draft -- NBA Front Office debates draft winners, losers, more...

    NBA Front Office

    Insider's NBA Front Office -- Tom Penn, George Karl, Chad Ford, Kevin Pelton and Amin Elhassan -- debate the 2014 NBA draft, offering up their winners, losers, steals, riskiest picks and best undrafted players.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  8. NBA Draft -- NBA Front Office debates who Cavs should take No. 1

    NBA Front Office

    Insider's NBA Front Office -- Tom Penn, George Karl, Chad Ford, Kevin Pelton and Amin Elhassan -- take over the Cleveland Cavaliers and simulate a front office discussion about who to take with the No. 1 overall pick.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  9. Draft 3.0

    Grantland Channel

    In May, Sacramento Kings GM Pete D'Alessandro made a staggering announcement: The team would crowdsource the amateur NBA analytics community - a collection of often brilliant but inexperienced minds - to determine wh...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  10. NBA Draft: Who do analytics rate best?

    Ryan Feldman

    There has been a huge analytics movement lately in the NBA - 23 of the 30 teams have analytics departments. Some, but not all, advanced stats translate well from college to the NBA. Which ones translate the best? REBOUND PERCENTAGE Rebound per...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  11. West Virginia AD Oliver Luck says playoff committee will look at ...

    Jake Trotter

    College football is entering a brave new world this fall with a new four-team playoff that will be put together by a College Football Playoff selection committee.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  12. What Analytics Can Teach Us About the Beautiful Game

    Sports analytics, no matter the field's renegade posturing, has now been around long enough to have its own pieces of conventional wisdom. Baseball's cognoscenti know all about the primacy of on-base percentage over batting averag...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  13. The People Tracking Every Touch, Pass And Tackle in the World Cup...

    With each click and drag of a mouse, young soccer fanatics are creating the building blocks of the advanced stats that are changing how the sport is played, watched and analyzed. Opta and Prozone are among the companies that have...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  14. NBA: Advice for Phil Jackson's coaching search

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver discusses three things that should matter to Phil Jackson when it comes to picking a coach.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  15. NBA: What Phil Jackson needs to know about his role

    Dean Oliver

    With Phil Jackson in a management role, Dean Oliver discusses some ways Jackson can be successful.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  16. Watkins' style may not translate to NFL

    Mike Rodak

    Earlier Thursday, we passed along grades from third-party analytics website Pro Football Focus, which deemed Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel a "poor" starter based on his play last season. Another major football analytics site, Football Outsid...

    Blog | May 15, 2014