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  1. MIT Climate Scientist Responds on Disaster Costs And Climate Chan...

    "Disasters Cost More Than Ever -- But Not Because of Climate Change," Having said that, I'm not comfortable with Pielke's assertion that climate change has played no role in the observed increase in damages f...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  2. Q&A: Kings owner Vivek Ranadive

    Jared Dubin

    Vivek Ranadive is an award-winning CEO, the author of three best-selling books, a black belt in taekwondo and a former national junior girls basketball coach. He's a graduate of MIT and Harvard and the founder of the multibillion dollar company TIBCO...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
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  4. Phil Jackson doesn't know everything

    Henry Abbott

    Phil Jackson is the Winston Churchill of the NBA. He won the biggest wars with a combination of old-school toughness and new-school guile. Victory in hand, the dominant equation for both became: Big mouth + bigger ego = the verbal victory lap. Any...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  5. Duke Blue Devils would be tops in nation if freshmen had to stay ...

    Jeff Goodman

    Jeff Goodman looks at what some of the top college programs in the country would look like next season if they kept their freshmen for one more year.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  6. NBA - Why the NBA develops players better than college

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton argues that the NBA does a better job of developing players than the NCAA. So, should Adam Silver really increase the NBA's age restriction?

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  7. Rest up

    Henry Abbott

    We're talking about rest, in two parts. First up: In a weird case of seat-switching, David Thorpe interviews Henry Abbott about what NBA teams are doing to prevent injuries. Next: Sports Scientist Michael Regan of Catapult Sports explains h...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  8. The value of a pick

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    Grantland's Kirk Goldsberry explains "EPV" and how we give value to plays that don't show up in the box score...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  9. What to do about PEDs?

    Performance-enhancing drugs were a hot topic at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Here, Warriors assistant GM Kirk Lacob (who studied "science, technology and society") at Stanford suggests to Ethan Sherwood Strauss that the NBA should be op...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  10. NBA - How the Philadelphia 76ers could lose every game the rest o...

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton looks at how bad the Philadelphia 76ers are and whether they could lose the rest of their games in the 2013-14 season.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  11. Q&A: MLB Advanced Media's Bob Bowman Discusses Revolutio...

    Jonah Keri

    Major League Baseball Advanced Media unveiled its new play-tracking system at last weekend's MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. The technology will allow fans, analysts, and all 30 teams to gain precise information that was previously out of...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  12. The three dimensions of rebounding

    Henry Abbott

    Researcher Rajiv Maheswaran of USC and Second Spectrum shows that getting the ball is about different skills -- positioning, movement, hands -- working in concert....

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  13. The Marc Gasol All-Stars

    Zach Lowe

    We're done with the NBA geek's midseason triathlon: the bleary-eyed madness of All-Star Weekend, the salary-cap gymnastics of the trade deadline, and the brain-bending MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. It's time to burn the pocket...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  14. MIT Sloan 2014: Oh, the humanity

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference isn't about stats anymore. Not coincidentally, it's much-improved. Stats really never stood a chance at Dorkapalooza. As Danny Nowell demonstrated, a belief in information as currency quickly begets a relu...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  15. While you weren't sleeping

    Beckley Mason

    During his heyday, Michael Jordan reportedly slept only a few hours a night. It's a fact that's often used as evidence to prove Jordan was something other than human. While what he did on such little sleep was of course incredible, but the fact Jorda...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  16. NBA - Ranking LeBron James' 10 greatest games

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton ranks LeBron James' Top 10 games after the Miami Heat star scored 61 points against Charlotte.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  17. Lessons from Sloan

    Henry Abbott

    Henry Abbott and Amin Elhassan recap fashion, conference demographics, strange names and admitting when you messed up at last weekend's Sloan Conference in Boston....

    Blog | March 03, 2014