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  1. Non-closer RPs to consider adding

    Eric Karabell

    Saves aren't everything. Sure, the most popular relief pitchers in fantasy leagues are the ones who pitch the ninth inning with small leads for that very statistic, but as we approach September, it's time for many fantasy owners to take another look ...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. NBA - How Team USA stacks up in FIBA World Cup

    Kevin Pelton

    How does Team USA stack up against the rest of the world in the 2014 FIBA World Cup? Kevin Pelton breaks it down by groups.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  3. Wolves expecting more stats from Thad?

    Tom Carpenter

    The big chip for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Kevin Love trade was top draft pick Andrew Wiggins. However, they also secured a quality and versatile forward in Thaddeus Young. Surely, the Wolves hope that Wiggins will quickly force his way in...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  4. Projecting Ken Griffey Jr.'s numbers if he had stayed healthy - M...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses the ZiPS projection system to forecast what Ken Griffey Jr.'s career stats would have looked like using historical aging patterns. Would The Kid have surpassed Hank Aaron's home run record had he not been so injury-plagued?

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  5. Stats versus strengths for Kershaw

    A.J. Ellis, Special to Insider

    Guest bloggers are stepping in for Buster Olney this week to write the lead item, while Buster still has his news and notes below that. Today's guest blogger is Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis. Almost exactly two hours before he takes the ...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  6. Kevin Love has never had help, and will thrive in Cleveland - NBA...

    Tom Haberstroh

    If you thought Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers was setting up a powerhouse before, wait until you read these three stats to know from Tom Haberstroh.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  7. Will we see Ertz break out in '14?

    Tom Carpenter

    Like nearly all rookie tight ends, Zach Ertz failed to rack up any meaningful stats during his initial NFL campaign. Targeted only 56 times, he caught 36 passes for 469 yards and 4 TDs. His role is expected to increase significantly in Year 2, but wi...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  8. Big stats for Demaryius' contract year?

    Tom Carpenter

    Prior to the beginning of training camp, Denver Broncos president John Elway said the team would continue discussing a contract extension with WR Demaryius Thomas, who is entering the final year of his deal. He is due to be paid just $3.275 million t...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  9. Jackie Bradley Jr. among rookies making a positive impact defensi...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt uses specific Baseball Info Solutions statistics to quantify how effective rookies such as Jackie Bradley Jr., Billy Hamilton and Kevin Kiermaier have been from a defensive standpoint this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  10. LeSean McCoy among most indispensable non-quarterbacks - NFL

    Field Yates

    Which non-quarterbacks provide the most value to their team? Field Yates identifies the most indispensable non-QBs in the NFL for 2014, including LeSean McCoy.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  11. What's Dalton's biggest weakness?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Cincinnati Bengals gave Andy Dalton a contract extension that could last six years and pay him up to $115 million, though only $17 million of it is guaranteed. That's the way contracts go for quarterbacks like Dalton, who rack up stats and regula...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  12. Colorado Avalanche among four teams that could shift their attent...

    Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock

    Four teams that spent this offseason like they'd be Stanley Cup contenders may be more focused on the draft lottery in 2015, based on the underlying statistics.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  13. Summer trending: Metro Division

    Craig Custance

    Mikhail Grabovski has long had fans in the advanced stats community. He's a guy who drives possession on bad possession teams, which earns him points in the world of analytics. New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano was won over by Grabovski and cl...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  14. Contact rate hints at fantasy value

    Eric Karabell

    Many fantasy owners pay attention only to the offensive statistics that directly affect them, from home runs to stolen bases, but analytical folks look at far more items that matter, one of them being contact rate. When a hitter makes contact, good t...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  15. Florida State Seminoles headline top 10 defenses for 2014 season ...

    Sharon Katz

    Sharon Katz from ESPN Stats & Information projects the top 10 defenses for the 2014 college football season. The Florida State Seminoles are No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  16. NBA - Nerlens Noel prides himself in his defense and blocks

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton sits down with Nerlens Noel for data dialogue and discusses the numbers behind the mobile big man's ability to block shots and make steals.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014