In my last piece as an undergraduate for Princeton Sports Analytics, I focus on the increasing boringness of baseball. Jayson Stark had written an article on baseball’s pace of play earlier in the week, and replied to my tweet leading to some heated disagreement.
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.
My second on-air mention.
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 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…