Monthly Archives: March 2013

Do NFL Teams Think the Combine Matters: Defense

By Anthony Zonfrelli As I studied the predictive value of NFL combine events on the draft picks of offensive players, this post examines which combine tests NFL front offices tend to focus on when selecting defensive recruits. This analysis, coupled … Continue reading

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The Celtics Without Rondo

By Ryan Fortin On January 27th this year, Celtics fans across the country watched their favorite team beat the rival Miami Heat in an overtime thriller. Not many people celebrated, however, as the team’s star point guard, the future of … Continue reading

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Links We Like: SSAC Edition

In honor of the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference taking place in Boston this weekend, here are our favorites from among the research papers presented: Live by the Three, Die by the Three: A game theoretic look at how NBA teams … Continue reading

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