Bill Simmons thinks Dirk Nowitzki is an MVP contender. Jonathan Weiler explains why that is not the case.
Jill Harris explains two concepts one needs to understand on the subject of paying college athletes.
Want to participate in the Boxscore Geeks / Wages of Wins playoff prediction contest? Select the team that you think will win each matchup and predict the correct number of games, and you could win*!
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Here are three more thoughts on the NCAA (a popular topic in this forum lately!)
Lately this has been a somewhat odd website. We have some amazingly loyal readers who — judging from the stats WordPress provides — seem to show up on a regular basis. But the content doesn’t seem to be as faithful. Today I am hoping we are going to start making …
Jonathan Weiler recently offered three comments on the NCAA that are well worth reading.
Three stories — on tanking and advanced stats — that people might find interesting.
Here is a link to my interview today on Bloomberg Radio. In addition, here are some Wins Produced numbers for the players you will see.
About five years ago, Brian Burke – of Advanced NFL Stats – wrote a post in this forum on modeling win probability in college basketball, demonstrating that Brian Burke can do more than just talk football and stats! Before the tournament started, Dave Collins – host of the Advanced NFL Stats podcast (where he interviews …
A link to a conversation I had with Three Shades of Blue Radio and some more thoughts on Carmelo Anthony.