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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. United States tops World Cup knockout-round Giant Killers - 2014 ...

    Peter Keating

    Using the Giant Killers model, Peter Keating reveals the traits for success for underdogs and why the U.S. has a great shot to advance.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 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. Ecuador among potential Giant Killers in Brazil - 2014 World Cup

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating, co-author of ESPN Insider's NCAA tournament Giant Killer series, translates upset criteria to international soccer to identify potential Davids and Goliaths in group stage of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Identifying potential Davids and Goliaths in playoffs - NBA

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton applies the principles of Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating to the NBA. Using data from the last 11 postseasons, Pelton examines favorites and underdogs to identify potential upsets in postseason play.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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