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Why the Phillies built an analytics think tank with non-baseball brains

Around the corner from the general manager's office on the second floor of Citizens Bank Park, through the conference room where some of the …

Baseball

Browns' 'Moneyball' approach playing out and the results are, well, to be determined

It's still early, but the Browns are starting to see some positive results after their front-office restructuring<p>Welcome to the NFL, Paul DePodesta. …

NFL

3 ways being lazy can help you succeed, according to the bestselling author of 'Moneyball'

Lewis was a keynote speaker at the 2017 Insight Summit put on by online survey company Qualtrics.<p>In a candid interview with Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith, Lewis explained why laziness never seemed like a bad thing in his mind, and how it's helped him succeed.<p>"I grew up in New Orleans, where no one did …

New Orleans

It’s SABR time: Why are sabermetrics even important?

<i>Sabermetrics</i>. The word just looks...really daunting. Metrics, does that mean a lot of numbers. And saber- means magic like some sort of a lightsaber? …

MLB clubs stay focused on future of analytics

PHOENIX -- One thing virtually every baseball executive agrees on is that we have just started to scratch the surface on the impact analytics …

Mike Scioscia

Browns' 1-15 season shouldn't deter them from 'Moneyball' strategy

<i>"Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau</i><p>Since hiring chief strategy officer Paul DePodesta and executive vice president …

Football (U.S.)

How to evaluate a team, sabermetrically

Overrated, underrated and nearly everything in-between, here’s a quick “how to” on how to effectively evaluate a team’s abilities during the 2017 …

Baseball

Track your movement on the soccer pitch with Playertek

<i>Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links. Click here for more info.</i><p>Catapult Sports announced this week the launch of a new way to track …

How the White Sox shifted their draft philosophy to emphasize more data analysis

For a second straight year, Nick Hostetler and the White Sox amateur scouting department have taken an added emphasis on objective data into the …

Data-Obsessed Baseball Teams Are Turning to the Cloud for Help

Baseball can be a complicated game of strategy on any given play. But the operations running in a team’s executive suite might make what happens on …

Tampa Bay

Let’s Keep an Eye on Sean Manaea

After two starts and one week of baseball, Sean Manaea has the seventh-worst ERA among qualified pitchers at 7.15. That’s a pretty useless sentence …

FanGraphs Audio: You Shall Know Our Fastball Velocity

Episode 730 Managing editor Dave Cameron is the guest on this edition of the program, during which he discusses the beguiling matter of velocity and …

Sports Analytics

The Case For Kawhi Leonard, MVP

Russell Westbrook has his triple-doubles, James Harden is probably the quintessential modern NBA player and LeBron James is having a typically …

Basketball

What Sports Can Teach Us About Using Analytics | Articles | Analytics

It says a lot about sports analytics that one of its key proponents, Billy Beane, should be played by Brad Pitt in a movie about his work, a man with …

Rob Gronkowski Is The Randy Moss Of Tight Ends

With news that New England tight end Rob Gronkowski probably is out for the rest of the season, it’s tempting to say the 9-2 Patriots will remain …

NFL

One Last Dispatch From The Land Of Chess Kings And Billionaires

Watching an elite chess match in person is at once enjoyable and discomfiting. You follow the players’ actions — their moves, their mannerisms — for …

Peter Thiel

The Jeff Fisher Rams Are An Offensive Tragedy

This was supposed to be a big year for the Rams. It began with the relocation of the franchise from St. Louis back to Los Angeles. Then, the team …

NFL

The College Football Playoff Pits Two Balanced Teams Against Two Great Defenses

The semifinal games of the College Football Playoff are on Dec. 31. In the video above, FiveThirtyEight’s Neil Paine breaks down the two semifinal …

College Football

Sports, Business, and Analytics – Course Studies

16 Takes From Practice to Competition, Strategy to Visualization, History and Today<p>Over the last few years, we have had a lot to say about sports and …

Projecting the Prospects in the Adam Eaton Trade

Just one day after they dealt away Chris Sale for an impressive crop of young talent, the White Sox continued their tear-down yesterday by flipping …

Baseball

Job Posting: Cleveland Indians Baseball Operations Intern

Position: Cleveland Indians Baseball Operations Intern<p><b>Location: Cleveland</b> <b><br>Description:</b><br>To assist with virtually all facets of the Baseball Operations …

Baseball

Russian Startup Sells Moneyball System to New York Islanders

A Russian startup selling an analytics platform for ice hockey has signed teams from the National Hockey League and Sweden’s top division, in a sign …

Ice Hockey

MLB analytics guru who could be the next Nate Silver has a revolutionary new stat

Jonathan Judge is an increasingly important name in baseball analytics<p><i>Baseball Prospectus</i> director of technology Harry Pavlidis took a risk when he …

Tampa Bay
Books

D-Backs hire Mike Fitzgerald as new analytics head

The Diamondbacks hired Mike Fitzgerald as their new head of analytics, giving him the title of director of research and development, the club’s first …

15 incredible stats from the final day of the Premier League

<b>The final day of the Premier League season always brings drama. Always has, always will.</b><p>Even today, as Leicester had already been crowned Champions …

Soccer

Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com.

The home of over 5.1 million full archive pages of <b>The Philadelphia Inquirer</b> and <b>Philadelphia Daily News</b> print editions<p>Search and browse our historical …

How Red Sox director of pitching analytics Brian Bannister is working with pitching coach Carl Willis to help rotation

BOSTON - Brian Bannister's role as director of pitching analytics for the Red Sox is diverse and yet all-encompassing.<p>The former major-league pitcher …

Baseball

The new and improved Hunter Pence can take a walk

Hunter Pence is doing something new.Hunter Pence is a joy to watch. He's the wackiest man in baseball, and he just so happens to be a pretty damn …

Baseball