Posts Tagged ‘ Sports ’

March Madness, Moneyball, and sports analytics

March 21, 2013
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A big part of  "winning" these days (be it sports or a business) is performing analytics better than your competition.  This is demonstrated in awe-inspiring fashion in the book (and movie) "Moneyball."  And on that topic, I'd like to show you a f...
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FBS Coaches Avg. Salary

November 18, 2011
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Of course, a few days before I leave for a much needed vacation, USA Today released their updated NCAA coaching salary database. For sports junkies, there’s an unlimited number of analysis and visualizations that can be done on the data. I took a quick break from packing to condense the data to a csv...
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What 5,728.986 miles look like…

November 11, 2011
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Time Series as calendar heat maps + All of my running data since April 1, 2009 = Generated by the following code: #Sample Code based on example program at: source(file = "calendarHeat.R") run<- read.csv("log.csv", header = TRUE, sep=",") sum(run$Distance) date <- c() for (i in 1: dim(run)){ if(run$DistanceUnit== 'Kilometer'){ miles <- c(miles,run$Distance * 0.62)...
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2011 NCAA Baseball Tournament Regional RPI’s

June 3, 2011
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Is there a conspiracy theory against the SEC and the number of teams it could send to the College World Series? The three national seeds from the SEC have the toughest regionals of the top eight.  Defending national champion, South Carolina has the...
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