Tag Archives: Competitive Balance

Introducing RAP: A New Stat for College Coaches

By David Roher Coach evaluation is a difficult task to approach analytically. I’m currently working on a paper on NBA coaching with other HSAC members, and it’s been very difficult work. Coaches can’t be held entirely responsible for the action … Continue reading

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A New Way to Measure Payroll Efficiency (And what it says about the Yankees and Parity)

By David Roher Note: This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. Did the 2009 New York Yankees have the most efficient payroll in baseball? According to some recent research we’ve done, they did indeed. Just not in the conventional … Continue reading

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The Curvature of the (Sports) Universe

By David Roher

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A History of MLB Parity, Part 2: Labor Relations

By David Roher Click here for the original post on parity.

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A History of MLB Parity

By David Roher

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A Clever Rule

By David Roher If you’re like me, you might have spent some time thinking about a peculiar rule in the seedings for the MLB Playoffs: if the #1 seed in a league (the best record among the 3 division winners) … Continue reading

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