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Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – March 15, 2015

Football: The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective asks Who Had the Best 2016 NFL Combine?

Baseball: FanGraphs on The Orioles and a Reminder About Spring-Training Records. The Hardball Times on League-Adjusted Strikeouts. FanGraphs asks What Type of Baseball Dork Are You? FanGraphs with A New Way to Study Pitching Injury. FanGraphs on The Impact of Wins, Stadiums, & Economies on Ticket Prices.

Basketball: Nylon Calculus Breaks Down Scouting Factors in the NBA Draft. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective says Stephen Curry will Break the NBA Career Three Point Record. FiveThirtyEight says This Down Year Could Be Good For Anthony Davis After All. Nylon Calculus asks Is this the greatest rookie class of all-time? Nylon Calculus wonders Stephen Curry, the Most Improved, Most Valuable Player in NBA History?

College Basketball: Wayne Winston publishes NCAA Probabilities based on Sagarin ratings. FiveThirtyEight on Making Sense Of An NCAA Tournament Bracket That Makes No Sense. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective writes that For Coaches, Previous Experience in March Madness May Not Mean Much. Ken Pomeroy’s 2016 NCAA tournament log5. FiveThirtyEight on How They Are Forecasting The 2016 NCAA Tournament. FiveThirtyEight says Gonzaga Is A Major Team In A Minor Conference.

Soccer: StatsBomb asks What Next For Manchester United? American Soccer Analysis on Goal differential and making the MLS Playoffs.

Your moment of R: BaseballWithR on Scraping the Web for Analytics Directors.

Sloan Sports Conference Recap: FiveThirtyEight on The Big Ideas From This Year’s Sloan Conference. Nylon Calculus at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Sloan’s 10th Anniversary Conference Wrap-Up.

SABR Analytics Conference Recap: SABR Analytics Conference recap. BaseballWithR SABR Analytics highlights,

Conferences: The Sports Analytics Innovation Summit is set for April 13-14. The SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit to be held April 15-16 at UNC.

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