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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. 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
  11. Baseball's most valuable players

    Nate Silver

    What if every single baseball player was a free agent? Nate Silver of Baseball Prospectus presents the 50 most valuable players in the sport.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2006
  12. Prior a definite two-year stud

    Will Carroll and Nate Silver

    With his stellar first two seasons in the majors, Mark Prior ranks among the top 10 all-time young pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2003
  13. Loaiza makes quantum leap

    Nate Silver

    Esteban Loaiza joins pitchers like Mike Scott and Steve Stone who went from being average to totally dominant.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2003
  14. Tigers following similar path as the '62 Mets

    Nate Silver

    The Tigers' season of continued losing puts them among an unpleasant mix of teams, including the '62 Mets.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2003
  15. The blueprint for rebuilding the Reds

    Nate Silver

    Can the Reds recover from their recent turmoil? Here's a 12-step plan for turning around the organization.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2003
  16. Looking back on deadline deals

    Gary Huckabay, David Cameron and Nate Silver

    Remember Larry Andersen for Jeff Bagwell? That was just one of the many deals made at the trade deadline.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2003