Monthly Archives: September 2011

Defusing Verlander With… John Lackey?

by Chris Bruce Editor’s Note: This piece was originally written in a distant time (about 72 hours ago) when the possibility of a Red Sox collapse still appeared unlikely. Whether or not the Red Sox ever get a chance to … Continue reading

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New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports (NESSIS)

Harvard University (Science Center) – Cambridge, Massachusetts Saturday, September 24, 2011 The 2011 New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports (NESSIS) will be a meeting of statisticians and quantitative analysts connected with sports teams, sports media, and universities to discuss common problems … Continue reading

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Momentum in Baseball: Do Ninth Inning Rallies Carry Through Extra Innings?

by Ben Blatt In January, John published on our HSAC blog ‘Momentum in College Basketball: Do Late Rallies Carry Over to Overtime?’. As you can probably tell by the title of this post, I was inspired by his research to see … Continue reading

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