Baseball: FanGraphs shows that Designated Hitter is the Highest Paid MLB Position. FiveThirtyEight on How Baseball’s New Data Is Changing Sabermetrics. The Hardball Times on The Intrinsic Value of a Batted Ball. FanGraphs with 2016 Offensive Projections Visualization.
Basketball: Nylon Calculus with VORP Speed: Why last year’s Golden State Warriors are the best analog for the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. Nylon Calculus writes that The San Antonio Spurs slowed down the Golden State Warriors. Nylon Calculus Visualizing WNBA history.
College Basketball: FiveThirtyEight calculates Texas A&M Pulled Off A 1-in-3,000 Comeback. FiveThirtyEight on Michigan State And The Biggest NCAA Tournament Upsets Ever. Nylon Calculus presents Diamonds Dancing: Predicting The Madness. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective says Don’t Trust Teams That Have Outperformed Expectations. FiveThirtyEight says These Are The Only 4 Teams With Any Chance Of Beating The UConn Women. FiveThirtyEight writes that Late NCAA Bracket Submissions Show We’re A Nation Of Procrastinators. FiveThirtyEight asks How Much Did The NCAA Selection Committee Screw Your Team Over? FiveThirtyEight says No. 16 Seeds Are Due*. FiveThirtyEight on How A Data Scientist Who’d Never Heard Of Basketball Mastered March Madness. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective asks Is Tom Izzo The God of March or Has MSU Just Been Underseeded?
Soccer: American Soccer Analysis on Pass Completion Rate: Does it Really Matter? StatsBomb on What’s Gone Wrong For Arsenal, Man City, Newcastle and Sunderland.