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  1. Peter Keating

    Peter Keating



    Blog | ESPN The Magazine

    Peter Keating is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, where he covers investigative and statistical subjects. He started writing "The Biz," a column looking at sports business from the fan's point of view, in 1999. He also coordinates the Magazine's annual "Ultimate Standings" project, wh...

  2. 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
  3. Aaron Harrison tops All-Giant Killers Team

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    It's time for one of our greatest annual traditions: naming the fifth annual Donell and Ronell Taylor All-Giant Killers Team. As loyal readers will surely remember, the Taylor twins played for UAB a decade ago, when the Blazers became the first K...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. Final Four upset odds for UK, UConn

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    After two weeks, 60 games and 11 Giant Killer upsets, one thing is clear: If our model had a head, it would have exploded by now. And that's before even getting to a Final Four that features not one but two GK matchups. A Final Four with two differen...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
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  6. Final Four with Keating

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, ESPN college basketball Insider and Giant Killers blogger Peter Keating stops by to chat about the Final Four. A senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, Keating, @PKStatsBlog, has covered investigative and finan...

    Chat | March 31, 2014
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  8. Kentuckys Final Four odds

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    In a competition as steeped in plot twists as the NCAA tournament, it is only fitting that the one regional final with Giant Killer implications features the preseason No. 1 team. As the Killer. The Kentucky Wildcats have adapted comfortably to an...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  9. Dayton's odds to reach the Final Four

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    The Flyers' lopsided Sweet 16 win shouldn't be a surprise. Strange but true: The world should have expected Dayton -- after pulling off two big tournament upsets by a total of three points -- to have a much easier time making the Elite Eight. The rea...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  10. Tennessee's upset odds against Michigan

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    This shouldn't be a surprise. Tennessee might be sitting in the Sweet 16 as a No. 11 seed, but truth be told, that number never represented the Volunteers' true ability. Heading into the tournament, our statistical model pegged the Vols as the nat...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  11. The NCAA tournament is designed to deliver upset after upset

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating explains why your NCAA tournament bracket is designed to self-destruct.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Can Kentucky upset Wichita State?

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    Just typing the words feels strange. Wichita State will face Kentucky in a No. 1 verus No. 8 matchup Sunday. And Wichita State is the Giant. Kentucky is the Killer. When we started forecasting upsets in 2006 using our statistical model, the purpo...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  14. Mercer's underrated upset odds

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    This is a game our statistical model didn't see coming -- but maybe it should have. And that has implications for Mercer's odds to advance into the Sweet 16 when it meets GK darling Tennessee. Round of 32 upset odds: It's complicated ... see below...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  15. Can North Dakota State pull another upset?

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    Can the North Dakota State Bison do it again? As unlikely as North Dakota State's win over the Oklahoma Sooners appeared -- both in scope and style -- it sure didn't look like a fluke. But what worked against Oklahoma certainly wouldn't translate ...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  16. Sweet 16 odds for Harvard, Dayton

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    With a pair of upsets in the books, the Giant Killers team looks ahead to assess the likelihood the Harvard Crimson and Dayton Flyers can advance to the Sweet 16. Is the Syracuse Orange actually a better matchup for Dayton than OSU was? And can the C...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  17. Most likely round of 32 upsets

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    We've spent the past two days preparing you for every possible upset in the round of 64. But that's not enough to win your pool. So we've put together all the realistic Giant Killer matchups for the round of 32 and computed upset chances for each pot...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  18. NCAA BB Insider Peter Keating

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, ESPN college basketball Insider and Giant Killers blogger Peter Keating stops by to chat one day before the NCAA tournament tips off. ESPN.com's "Giant Killers" blog is Insider's annual metrics-based forecas...

    Chat | March 19, 2014
  19. Likeliest upsets in East, starting with Harvard against Cincinnat...

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner

    Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner break down the East Region, and take a look at which potential upsets to keep an eye on.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014