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  1. How regression to the mean influences Andy Dalton's season

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's College Basketball Preview, Peter Keating writes about the oft-overlooked notion of regression to the mean, which could influence fantasy owners who want to bet big on Andy Dalton in the second half.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2014
  2. College Football Playoff committee did as well as computers

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, Numbers columnist Peter Keating sets out to savage the College Football Playoff rankings -- but finds that the CFP committee has done, um, great work.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  3. How the Michael Cuddyer signing explains MLB

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Big Money Issue, Peter Keating shows how one off-season deal-and not the one you think-reveals how MLB truly operates these days.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  4. How surplus quality wins predicts postseason success

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating reveals a metric that's a reliable predictor of MLB post-season success. Which is good news for one mid-Atlantic, playoff-bound club.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  5. Metric proof Derek Jeter is winningest ever

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mets fan (and Numbers columnist) Peter Keating finds a new metric that reaches a troubling conclusion: Derek Jeter is the best player of all time.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  6. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  7. Why clubhouse atmosphere is vital to pitchers' success - ESPN The...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that baseball is full of cutting-edge stats that try to predict pitcher performance. But one centuries-old gauge is just as telling: the barometer.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  8. Metrics prove that tanking doesn't work - ESPN The Magazine

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that it's oh so vogue for NBA teams to flush their seasons down the drain to get a franchise-saving lottery pick. There's only one problem with this strategy: It doesn't work.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  9. New titan owners like Bucks' Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry are chan...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Peter Keating writes that the new kingdom of NBA owners abides by one economic rule that Donald Sterling never learned: The more you invest in your franchise, the more you make.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  10. Why Blake Bortles won't be a bust - ESPN The Magazine

    Peter Keating

    ESPN The Magazine's Peter Keating writes about the four indisputable reasons Central Florida QB Blake Bortles is more likely to go boom than bust.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  11. Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry proves hot hand is real - ESP...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Peter Keating writes that shooters like Stephen Curry insist the hot hand is real. Stat whiz after stat whiz has debunked it. Guess who's actually right.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  12. Combine stats may help predict first years of prospects' pro care...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's NFL Draft Issue, Peter Keating writes that the bench press and 40-yard dash aren't just great theater -- they actually pack predictive power.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  13. New York Yankees are spending more, winning less - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Peter Keating writes that the Yankees and other big-money MLB teams are spending more than ever. So why are they getting less and less bang for the buck?

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2014
  14. Oakland A's GM Billy Beane found old trend that works like magic ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that A's GM Billy Beane is at the forefront of another new trend in baseball -- which is actually an old trend in baseball. But it works, well, like magic.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  15. Oakland A's GM Billy Beane found old trend that works like magic ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that A's GM Billy Beane is at the forefront of another new trend in baseball -- which is actually an old trend in baseball. But it works, well, like magic.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  16. Edmonton Oilers use crowdsourcing to find new metric - ESPN The M...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Peter Keating writes about how one of the worst teams in the NHL crowdsourced its fans to discover a true measure of quality coaching.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014