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  1. Skeptical Football: A Tale Of Two Quarterbacks Struggling Against...

    There's a bit of a schism in sports fandom. On one side there are those who want more and more statistical analysis (Hi, everybody!); on the other there are those who think stats are overused and blanch at how sabermetrics and analytics hav...

    Blog | December 20, 2014
  2. Buyer's guide to Coyotes, Sabres, Hurricanes and Oilers - NHL

    Rob Vollman

    As the trade rumor mill ramps up, which players on the teams at the bottom of the standings should be targeted by the contenders? Rob Vollman examines.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
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  4. What are Baltimore Ravens' chances of making the playoffs?

    Jamison Hensley

    The Baltimore Ravens have a 73.44 percent chance of reaching the playoffs this season, according to the sports analytics site numberfire.com. Their best shot at making the postseason is as a wild card, which isn't surprising. The Ravens (9-5), who...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
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  6. Secret to Golden State Warriors' success - NBA Front Office

    NBA Front Office

    ESPN's NBA Front Office looks closer at reasons for Golden State's success thus far and discuss whether a trade is necessary to become legitimate title contenders.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  7. Bengals' best chance to make playoffs is as wild card?

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- The answer to the question in the headline above is "yes," according to sports analytics site numberfire.com. In its latest playoff projection percentages updated following Sunday's AFC action, the website revealed the Cincinnati Ben...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  8. Betting - Where the advantage lies in betting NFL games

    Jeff Ma

    It's extremely difficult to make money betting on NFL games over the long term, but it can be done. Jeff Ma details some of his methods and what goes behind his "SportsCenter" picks.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  9. NBA - NBA Front Office discusses how to help Anthony Davis

    NBA Front Office

    ESPN's NBA Front Office takes over the New Orleans Pelicans and discusses ways to help their young superstar Anthony Davis.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  10. How the Los Angeles Kings can improve their possession, results -...

    Rob Vollman

    The Los Angeles Kings are not posting good possession numbers this season, and their results in the standings aren't very good, either. Rob Vollman examines why that is, and what can be done to fix it.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  11. Levin to become new farm director

    Adam Rubin

    SAN DIEGO -- Ian Levin will be named farm director for the Mets, succeeding Jon Miller. Levin previously served as head of the organization's analytics department. T.J. Barra will take over Levin's former analytics role. Miller departed because...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  12. Valuing leadership in the age of analytics

    Craig Custance

    Like any red-blooded human about to make his NHL debut, Jason Demers had nerves going into his first game. Five years and 305 NHL games later, he still recalls the impact of former San Jose Sharks teammate Rob Blake, who helped calm Demers down back ...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  13. NBA - Insider experts offer 360-degree look at return of Kevin Du...

    NBA Experts

    ESPN NBA Insiders Dr. Mark Adickes, Amin Elhassan and Kevin Pelton offer a 360-degree evaluation of Kevin Durant's 2014-15 season debut and the projected future of the Oklahoma City Thunder, using medical, scouting and analytics perspectives.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2014
  14. The Revolution In Tennis Stats That Didn't Stick

    Metals scientist Bruce S. Old contributed to , helped found and advised . In his spare time, he brought a notebook to tennis matches and collected statistics for further analysis -- "perhaps the most difficult task I ever undertook," Old...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  15. Where the Browns stand in division and wild-card races

    Pat McManamon

    The Cleveland Browns badly needed a win in Buffalo to keep their playoff hopes above a flicker. They didn't get the win, so at this point, the hopes are barely a flicker. The website Numberfire.com, which uses in-depth analytics to project results...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  16. Browns Saturday: Examining playoff chances

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio -- One algorithmic/analytics website this past week put the Cleveland Browns' playoff chances at 23 percent, lowest in the AFC North. NumberFire.com, which ESPN uses for Insider projections for NBA and NFL teams and games, had the Rave...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  17. Brodeur pondering his NHL options

    Craig Custance

    TORONTO -- Watching Martin Brodeur walk down the red carpet to witness the 2014 class get inducted into hockey's Hall of Fame, it's not hard to imagine him being honored in the same way in the next few years. He smiled when he was asked if he was tak...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  18. Why Phil Kessel-type deals involving future first-round picks are...

    Rob Vollman

    Rob Vollman writes why trading away future first-round selections -- as the Maple Leafs did to acquire Phil Kessel -- can result in more help than harm for certain NHL teams.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2014