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Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – Week of August 24, 2015

Performance improvement: WaPo on using analytics in the pursuit of injury prevention. Wall Street Journal on College Football’s New Statistic: Sleep.

College Basketball: Ken Pomeroy continues his series of posts examining whether offense or defense has more control of various aspects of a typical college basketball game. This time, Offense vs. Defense: Assist rate.

R: Free (but you’ll probably want to pay) R Programming for Data Science book by Roger Peng. How R is used at Zillow.

Points: on how to see 32 NFL teams in 60 days using points and miles.

Conferences: Schedule is out for Sports Analytics Innovation Summit to be held September 9 & 10, San Francisco.

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