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Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – July 5, 2016

Football: Football Outsiders publishes Quarterbacks and Salary, 2015.

Baseball: FanGraphs on Who Will Hate Robot Umps the Most. The Hardball Times on A New Way to Look at College Players’ Stats. Beyond the Box Score says Rangers shine above all AL teams. FanGraphs . Baseball Prospectus Feature: But What If It Did Count?. FanGraphs says Rangers Hitters Couldn’t Be More Clutch and Mets Hitters Couldn’t Be Less Clutch. The Hardball Times writes that It’s Time for the Sabermetric Revolution to be Televised. FiveThirtyEight says Yes, The Infield Shift Works. Probably.

Basketball: FiveThirtyEight says Russell Westbrook Is Really Worth $344 Million, And Other Tales Of The NBA’s New Salary Cap. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective . Nylon Calculus on Finding top NBA Free Agent targets. FiveThirtyEight says Even With Kevin Durant, The Warriors Probably Won’t Win 73 Games Again. Nylon Calculus says Cleveland is better off with Kevin Love. Nylon Calculus with A model for NBA free agent earnings.

College Basketball: FiveThirtyEight says Pat Summitt Built The Best Women’s College Basketball Program Of All Time.

Soccer: StatsBomb Modeling Shot Profiles: Arsenal And Tottenham Are Different. American Soccer Analysis says Goodbye expected goals, hello expected points.

Your Moment of R: BaseballWithR with The broom Package and Home Run Trajectories.

Conferences: The Asia-Pacific Sports Analytics Conference to be held in Melbourne on July 22nd. Society for American Baseball Research to hold SABR 46 July 27-31 in Miami. Sixth Annual Sabermetrics Seminar to Benefit the Jimmy Fund and the Angioma Alliance August 13-14 in Boston.

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