Are Analytics Good for Fans?

Bear with me on this one.  My guy, Tab Bamford (writer of the Blackhawks blog Committed Indians and Managing Director for La Vida Baseball…check these both out, AWESOME work!), shared a recent article about the predictability of the NBA Playoffs.  The discussion on his original post centered on how we arrived at two “super teams” that everyone presumed would meet for a third straight time … Continue reading Are Analytics Good for Fans?

Will ESPN Have the Same Fate as Newspapers?

It’s been five days, and if you’re a sports fan, you’re no doubt aware of the bloodletting at ESPN.  Reports are that approximately 100 folks either have been, or targeted to be, laid off.  James Miller, one of the foremost experts in all things ESPN, reports about half of these names will be recognizable to folks digesting ESPN content, either via TV, Magazine, or digital.  … Continue reading Will ESPN Have the Same Fate as Newspapers?