In my latest post for Princeton Sports Analytics, I analyze the length of a baseball playoff series and determine how many games you would need to play before you can be “fairly certain” that the better team is moving on to the next round.
I published a piece on NFL.com to find the minimum amount of time it would take to see every single NFL team, taking into account the 2014 NFL schedule.
I used linear programming find the optimal trip, and also threw in some fun facts using the distance data that I accumulated to calculate the trip itself.
It spent a full two days on the NFL.com home page in the days leading up to the Kickoff Game – the first NFL game of the 2014 season.
In my latest piece for Princeton Sports Analytics, I take a glimpse at 1st down conversion rates by situation in the NFL to see if play success goals (like getting at least 4 yards on 1st down) are backed up by the data.
I contributed to some of the stats for some other teams in our Mind Blowing Stats series at the NFL Network, but the Falcons were the team I completed by myself.
I spent this summer as a research intern for the NFL Network in Culver City. My man Willie McGinest gave me a shout out on-air…
In an article for Princeton Sports Analytics, I look at the best strategies to win your office pool. A) Do you pick all the favorites? B) Do you pick all the upsets? C) Both A and B.
Correct answer is C.