The MLB Division Series Should Be 1,101 Games Long

October 10, 2014 Leave a comment

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.

 

 

NFL.com Road Trip Article

September 2, 2014 Leave a comment

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.

 

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NFL Network Mention

August 4, 2014 Leave a comment

My second on-air mention.

 

Third and Six

February 27, 2014 Leave a comment

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.

http://princetonsportsanalytics.com/2014/02/27/third-and-six/

Atlanta Falcons Mind Blowing Stats

September 8, 2013 Leave a comment

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.

http://www.nfl.com/photoessays/0ap1000000236298

Mad Max Reference on NFL Network

August 25, 2013 Leave a comment

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…

Why You Won’t Win Your March Madness Pool (Part 3)

March 28, 2013 Leave a comment

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.

Why You Won’t Win Your March Madness Pool (Part 3)

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