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  1. Pace, turnover ratio among key stats to watch in finding fantasy ...

    John Cregan

    John Cregan discusses how the pace and turnover ratio stats can help unearth potential fantasy basketball gems.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  2. 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
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  5. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons talks to Grantland's Zach Lowe about the 2014 Sloan Conference and how the NBA's Western Conference playoff race is shaping up. Listen to the podcast here. (And find Part 1 of Monday's podcast, Bill with Wesley Morris on ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
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  7. 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
  8. NBA - Sloan Conference offers innovative look at shooting and reb...

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton rounds up the innovative basketball discussions that arose at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference this past weekend.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  9. NBA: Tank Rank -- Race heating up

    Chad Ford

    With six weeks left in the regular season, prepare for tanking to get worse.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2014
  10. What's commish Silver aiming to tweak?

    Tom Carpenter

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver touched on a wide range of topics Saturday during an interview at the Sloan Conference on sports analytics, topped off by his thoughts on changing the playoff and draft systems. Regarding the playoffs, that could include ...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  11. Travis Tygart, USADA head, questions NBA's drug testing program

    Henry Abbott

    U.S. Anti-Doping Agency head Travis Tygart says it is not difficult for NBA players to beat the league's drug-testing program.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  12. Adam Silver open to changing format of NBA playoffs, draft

    Dan Feldman

    Adam Silver, while working for the NBA before becoming its commissioner, floated the idea of adding play-in games for the postseason and got some support from owners. Silver remains "fascinated" with the idea to determine the final playoff spots.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  13. Tanking talk a hot topic at annual Sloan Conference

    Dan Feldman

    Tanking dominated much of the NBA talk during the Sloan Conference on Friday at MIT.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  14. The buzz at the Sloan Conference



    Blog | February 28, 2014
  15. Thinking outside the box score

    Beckley Mason

    When the first Sloan Conference took place eight years ago, it was held in unused classrooms at MIT. But after partnering with big businesses -- and yes, ESPN -- Sloan gained purchase in the broader hoops consciousness for its critiques of traditiona...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  16. Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey wants NBA draft order overhaul

    Dan Feldman

    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said the NBA's method for assigning draft picks needs an overhaul.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  17. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe

    Bill Simmons

    Grantland's Zach Lowe comes on to discuss lessons from last weekend's Sloan Conference and the NBA's Eastern Conference playoff picture. To listen to this podcast, you can download it on iTunes here or go to the PodCenter here....

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  18. Sports analytics and the MIT Sloan Conference

    Katie Baker

    Among the nerds at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  19. Lakers to attend 2014 Sloan conference

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers might have been the only NBA team without a representative at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston over the weekend, but general manager Mitch Kupchak says that will change in the future. "We ha...

    Blog | March 03, 2013