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  1. Ranking Big 12 defenses through analytics

    Jake Trotter

    Total defense and scoring defense have forever been the statistics widely used to evaluate defenses. But any more in college football, they only tell a small portion of the story. With the rise of the hurry-up offense, some defenses have to fac...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  2. Bengals have 39 percent chance to win AFC North

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- Our friends at numberfire.com have been kind enough to once again provide us with the exact odds the Cincinnati Bengals have of winning their division. According to the sports analytics site, the Bengals have a 39 percent chance of w...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
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  4. Chiefs have 2 percent chance to make playoffs

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have a two percent chance of making the playoffs, based on the simulations of Sunday's games run by the sports analytics service, numberFire.com. So there is a chance. To review, the Chiefs need a trif...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
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  6. NBA - What to do about Josh Smith and good landing places

    #NBAFrontOffice

    Insider's #NBAFrontOffice convenes to discuss the recent waiving of Josh Smith by the Detroit Pistons. Was it a smart move? Dumb move? What are some of the best fits for "J-Smoove"?

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2014
  7. Pekka Rinne tops ranking of workhorse goaltenders - NHL

    Matthew Coller

    Which NHL goalies have played the highest percentage of their team's games this season? Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus identifies the top 11, and assesses whether the backup should be playing more in each case.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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