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Weekly Sports Analytics News Roundup – November 15th, 2016

Football: FiveThirtyEight says The Eagles Should Be Better Than 4-4. Over The Cap lists The Best and Worst Value Teams of 2016.

College Football: FiveThirtyEight on Where Last Week Ranks Among The Wildest In College Football History.

Baseball: FanGraphs Projects the Minor-League Free-Agent Hitters. Baseball Prospectus Feature: The Cy Young and the Unfair Advantage of Defense by Jonathan Judge. FanGraphs lists The 2017 Free Agent Bargains. The Hardball Times with the Best Statistical Non-MVP seasons. FanGraphs on How to Identify 1.14 Excellent Pitchers at the Fall League.

Basketball: Nylon Calculus puts Early season offenses and defenses in context. FiveThirtyEight with The 53 Best Franchise Players In The NBA, 2016-17 Edition. Nylon Calculus on whether LeBron James is the healthiest star ever. The Harvard Sports Analysis Collective says Nick Young is the NBA’s Most Over-Followed on Twitter.

College Basketball: Ken Pomeroy offers A history of block shutouts.

Soccer: StatsBomb with Passing and Game State, Part 1.

Hockey: Hockey Graphs on Predicting Shot Differentials for NCAA Players. Hockey Prospectus’ First Look at the 2017 Draft Class.

Your moment of R: BaseballWithR on Discrimination of Pitching Measures.

Conferences: Central College hosts he Midwest Sports Analytics Meeting on November 19th. Hockey Graphs and Vancouver Canucks Co-Host Vancouver Hockey Analytics Conference 2017 on March 11, 2017.

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