Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – March 21st, 2017

Football: Football Perspective on Net Interceptions and the Jets. Football Perspective’s Brad Oremland: Quarterback Total Statistical Production — 2017 Update. Football Perspective examines the Median Age of Defensive InterceptionsMedian Age of Sacks (By Defensive Players) and offers More Thoughts on Median Age of Defensive Players.

Baseball: FanGraphs looks at The Power of Pitch “Lineage”. The Hardball Times on Measuring the Quality of a Pitch. Tom Tango discusses How to value the Statcast Play of the Year. FanGraphs examines The Tools of Baseball’s Fly-Ball Revolution. BeyondTheBoxScore analyzes How good would the WBC rosters would be in MLB. FanGraphs Examines Two Years of Catch Probabilities.

Basketball: Nylon Calculus writes about What dribbling does for NBA shooters. Stephen Shea’s Updated Perimeter and Interior Defense Ratings. Nylon Calculus Quantifyies the impact of length. Nylon Calculus writes that An NBA block is like an NFL sack.

College Basketball: FiveThirtyEight shows The Odds You’ll Fill Out A Perfect Bracket. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective says If You Are Serious About Winning Your Office Pool, Pick Gonzaga to Go All the Way. FiveThirtyEight writes that Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ Is College Basketball’s Latest Unicorn. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective on How Surprise Conference Tournament Winners Perform Compared To Their Seed.

Hockey: Hockey Graphs Grit vs. Skill: Tanner Glass vs. Pavel Buchnevich. Hockey Graphs Friday Quick Graphs: Navigating the Trade Deadline’s Hype. Hockey Graphs with a piece on Redefining the Meaning of Winning a Draw.

Soccer: StatsBomb with Tough times for Paul Pogba?

Your Moment of R: BaseballWithR details the New Baseball-Reference Look and Importing Data into R via the Clipboard.

Conferences: SportsPro Live March 29-30 (Wembley Stadium).

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