Football: The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective’s NFL Stat-Around: Who Will Win the Super Bowl?. FiveThirtyEight says After Wild-Card Weekend, There Is No Super Bowl Favorite. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective on Understanding the Decline of Peyton Manning.
Baseball: The Houston Chronicle on How Chris Correa hacked the Astros’ system and emails at crucial times. FanGraphs with An Early Look at the Projected Standings. FanGraphs with Team Ownership Ratings. FiveThirtyEight says Griffey In His Prime Was The Second Coming Of Willie Mays. The Hardball Times on Cold Weather and Player Attributes. FanGraphs writes about An Unlikely Group of MLB Feeder Colleges.
College Basketball: Ken Pomeroy’s Week in Review.
Soccer: StatsBomb asks How Bad Are Aston Villa? The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective on Cinderella Chances in the FA Cup. StatsBomb with A Compilation of EPL Model Predictions after Round 20/38. American Soccer Analysis on Patrick Nyarko And Playing the Game: Redux.
Your moment of R: Jim Albert with an R script Tribute to Junior.
Conferences: Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2016 tickets are on sale now. Registration is now available for the SABR Analytics Conference March 10-12. The Sports Analytics Innovation Summit is set for April 13-14.