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Weeklys Sports Analytics News Roundup – July 25th, 2017

Football: ESPN story on the NFL’s use of chip-generated game-day data. Football Outsiders publishes 2016 Slot vs. Wide: RBs and TEs and Defense. Football Perspective’s 2016 AV-Adjusted Team Age: Overall.

College Football: Football Study Hall details The Dino Babers offense.

Baseball: FanGraphs on whether Teams Still Overpay for Free Agents from Other Teams. Tom Tango’s Statcast Lab: Working The Count. The Hardball Times answers Does Mixing Speeds of a Single Pitch Help Pitchers? BeyondTheBoxScore with The unfairness of pitcher wins, 2017 edition. FiveThirtyEight says Pitchers Are (Slowly) Adapting To The Home Run Spike. Baseball Prospectus’ Flu-Like Symptoms: The Coming Popup Plague. FanGraphs looks to answer How Do Baseball Teams Discount the Future? BeyondTheBoxScore writes that Ariel Miranda is showing why BABIP isn’t just about luck. FiveThirtyEight believes Baseball’s Best Teams Are Too Damn Good.

Basketball: Ben Rubin’s Part 1 of this series focusing on the effect of Transition on basketball. Nylon Calculus on Navigating the NBA’s changing landscape. FiveThirtyEight notes that Kyrie Irving Wants To Be A No. 1, But He’s Better As A Sidekick.

Lacrosse: Moneyball Lacrosse nominates Durkin for DPOY.

Your moment of R: BaseballWithR Looks Deeper at Strikeouts. Ron Yurko with more improvements to nflscrapR.

Conferences: Section on Statistics in Sports at JSM 2017 on August 2nd in Baltimore.

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