Browsing All Posts published on »August 4th, 2007«

Statistical Thinking in Sports

August 4, 2007 by

3

Last month a book entitled Statistical Thinking in Sports was published by Chapman&Hall/CRC. Edited by Jim Albert and Ruud Koning, this book brings together a collection of essays examining various statistical aspects of sports. Included in this collection is work examining soccer, baseball, running, tennis, and one article on professional football. The football chapter, which […]

While at the beach

August 4, 2007 by

3

This past Wednesday morning I received an e-mail from Tim Lemke of The Washington Times. Lemke was working on a story examining whether or not there was any real impact in professional sports from scandals (such as the recent behavior of NBA referee Tim Donaghy). Lemkeā€™s story, entitled Nothing Like a Good Scandal, appeared on […]