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  1. How Raiders fare in Google searches

    Paul Gutierrez

    Fandom is such a fickle and subjective thing. Yet our guys at FiveThirtyEight.com have put metrics on it by equating popularity with the frequency of Google searches done on professional teams. Nate Silver and Ritchie King ran numbers on teams in ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  2. Where Rams rank in popularity

    Nick Wagoner

    Over at partner site FiveThirtyEight, founder and editor in chief Nate Silver posted an interesting look at the relative popularity of North American professional sports teams on a worldwide scale. Using Google searches as the main tool for measur...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  3. How Texans fare in Google search rankings

    Tania Ganguli

    Over the past couple of days, FiveThirtyEight.com has examined team popularity based on the number of Google searches done for professional sports teams since 2004. First, Nate Silver and Ritchie King looked at each league on its own, finding in t...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  4. MLB breakthrough unveiled at Sloan

    Matt Meyers

    BOSTON -- While MIT's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference tilts heavily toward the NBA, MLB Advanced Media took center stage Saturday when CEO Bob Bowman and Vice President Joe Inzerillo unveiled tracking technology that will be introduced this year an...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  5. Oracle of statistics Nate Silver compares predictive analytics in...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Nate Silver, oracle of sports and politics, tells Peter Keating about the difference between predicting the MLB MVP and the winner of a presidential election.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  6. Nate Silver, quantification of sports and edging out of surprise

    Jeff MacGregor

    Post-"Moneyball" sports have become a blizzard of numbers, and every snowflake or at-bat can be discernible as an individual event, but also blinding in the aggregate. This can be discouraging stuff to press box traditionalists.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012
  7. Off Base predictions for the rest of the year in MLB

    Jim Caple

    Why wait to find out what's going to happen in MLB the rest of the year? Know it now by gazing into Off Base's crystal ball.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  8. What were the odds? How 'bout 278M to 1?

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Nate Silver has developed virtually a cult following for his use of statistical analysis in forecasting, with uncanny accuracy, political elections, which he now does on a regular basis in a blog for the New York Times, called Five Thirty E...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  9. Yanks' 'Core 4' aging ... but this fast?

    Rob Neyer

    My friend Allen Barra on some surprising projections for a quartet of aging Bombers: If Nate Silver is correct, both the Democratic Party and the New York Yankees might be headed for tough times this fall. The ace political pollster/baseball analyst...

    Blog | March 19, 2010
  10. Nate Silver -- Manny Ramirez and the Steroids Game

    Nate Silver

    Figuring out who uses or used, when and why, and what we can take from the exercise.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2009
  11. Does Wieters = Bench, really?

    Rob Neyer

    Via the Baltimore Sun's Toy Department, Nate Silver has a great many interesting things to say about baseball and politics, but let's go straight to this season's most intriguing sabermetric question ... TD: Were there some projections t...

    Blog | April 08, 2009
  12. Silver: Subtle changes in field have big impact

    Nate Silver

    A few subtle changes in the field can dramatically change your team's D ... for better or worse.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2009
  13. ESPN The Magazine MLB '09 Preview: Running Down Defensive Efficie...

    Buster Olney (AL) and Tim Kurkjian (NL)

    Early baseball gloves were designed to knock the ball down, not catch it.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2009
  14. ESPN The Magazine MLB '09 Preview: Running Down Defensive Efficie...

    Buster Olney (AL) and Tim Kurkjian (NL)

    Early baseball gloves were designed to knock the ball down, not catch it.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2009
  15. ESPN The Magazine MLB '09 Preview: Running Down Defensive Efficie...

    Buster Olney (AL) and Tim Kurkjian (NL)

    Early baseball gloves were designed to knock the ball down, not catch it.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2009
  16. ESPN The Magazine MLB '09 Preview: Running Down Defensive Efficie...

    Buster Olney (AL) and Tim Kurkjian (NL)

    Early baseball gloves were designed to knock the ball down, not catch it.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2009