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  1. What's Happening At The 2015 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conf...

    Sloan conference [ornamentalrule] Walking into a conference at Sloan today I walked by yet another guy in a sports coat -- and then did a double take, because this guy's blazer sleeves were rolled up...;and he was a 14 year-old. There are...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
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  4. Sean Payton at analytics conference: Virtual reality training for...

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton talked about the ways in which analytics have already changed his coaching methods -- and the radical ways in which they could continue to evolve in the future -- while speaking Friday at the MIT Sloan Sports Anal...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  5. MIT Sloan 2015: Best Of Day 1

    Matt Walks

    Adam Silver headlined the last panel of the first day of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, and among the topics the NBA commissioner discussed was the future ability of fans to watch an NBA game from a first-person virtual perspective. Co...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  6. 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
  7. Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton discuss scouting vs. statistical analy...

    Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton

    With the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference kicking off, Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton focus on the intersection of metrics and scouting for this week's draft topic -- why combining scouting and statistical analysis is key to accurate projections.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2015
  8. Moneyball II: Charles Barkley, the Sports Media, and the Second S...

    Bryan Curtis

    When Charles Barkley sank his teeth into analytics this month on Inside the NBA, you could almost hear the whole Internet groan. "I've always believed analytics were crap," he said, later adding, "They're just some crap ...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  9. 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
  10. NBA - Are Los Angeles Lakers stuck in the stone age?

    Baxter Holmes

    The Lakers say they're making progress in analytics, but evidence is hard to find, writes Baxter Holmes

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  11. 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
  12. 4-Point Play: Aldridge's defense lifts Blazers

    Ben Alamar, ESPN Stats & Info

    Don Ryan/AP PhotoLaMarcus Aldridge is blocking shots and avoiding fouls at a level few NBA players have achieved.The 4-Point Play looks at the four analytics-based storylines that will make you smarter when watching Wednesday's game between the San A...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  13. 4-Point Play: Clippers want Paul at hoop

    Ben Alamar, ESPN Stats & Info

    Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty ImagesThe Clippers have fared better when Chris Paul has attacked the paint and drawn fouls.The 4-Point Play looks at the four analytics-based storylines that will make you smarter when watching Wednesday's game between the ...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  14. Ryan O'Reilly is the top center to pursue at the trade deadline -...

    Rob Vollman

    With the NHL trade deadline looming on March 2, Rob Vollman examines the centers that could be dealt, and finds that Ryan O'Reilly is the best available -- by far. Will O'Reilly land with a Cup contender or a rebuilding team?

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  15. Jaromir Jagr among top wingers to pursue at the trade deadline - ...

    Rob Vollman

    With the NHL trade deadline looming on March 2, Rob Vollman examines the market for wingers, with Jaromir Jagr, Jiri Tlusty and Curtis Glencross among the options.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  16. NBA - The Spurs Effect 35-minute players becoming extinct

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh looks at the increasing trend of NBA teams limiting players to 35 minutes a game, a trend started by the San Antonio Spurs.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  17. 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
  18. 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