Monthly Archives: September 2010

When Giving Up a Free Touchdown Pays Off: Packers vs. Bears

By Ari Rubin and Daniel Granoff With 1:40 left in last night’s Monday Night Football game, Bears fans prayed that their team wouldn’t turn the ball over or continue its impressive skill of messing up on the goal line. Chicago … Continue reading

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HSAC in ESPN The Magazine

Check out the September 20th edition of ESPN The Magazine. A piece on HSAC, written by Brett Zarda, appears on Page 40. Click the link below to see the article. HSAC in ESPN The Magazine

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What Predicts ATP Tennis Rankings? Hint: It’s Not Break Points

By Andrew Cohen With the conclusion of the last tennis major of the year, the US Open, and the return of football on Sundays, the sport has been returned to its status as an afterthought for American sports fans. Interestingly, … Continue reading

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Late Game Timeouts Part II: What Happens When Trailing

By John Ezekowitz Two weeks ago, I published the first part of my late game timeout study from the 2009-2010 season. I found that when the score was tied, not calling a timeout was more effective than calling a timeout. … Continue reading

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