Sep 15 2009

Mathletics Part III: Basketball

Tweet Like any other self-respecting basketball geek, the first part of Wayne Winston‘s new book Mathletics I read was Part III: Basketball. Before diving into what I think about this part of the book, I think it’s important to spell out the intent of the book. Although it has math in the title, this book [...]

Aug 14 2009

My Talk at the 2009 Southeastern Ranking and Clustering Workshop

Tweet My attempts to record the talk failed due to what appears to be a broken Flip Mino. (Note to self: don’t upgrade the software on a working product the night before you plan on using it.) All is not lost, as you can download the slides for my talk: Applying Multilevel Models to Sports [...]

Aug 6 2009

What I’ve Learned Over the Past Year

Tweet One year ago today I published my first post, so I wanted to go through the past year and see what stuff sticks out, for better or worse. Regardless of the end result of a lot of my work, I know I sure have learned a lot along the way. If you’ve been reading [...]

Oct 24 2008

Welcome ESPN The Magazine Readers

Tweet Let me first welcome you to the website. The about page and my welcome post will help bring you up to speed on who I am and why I’ve created this website. You can also checkout the archives to see what I’ve posted since the inception of this website. If you’re interested in keeping [...]