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The Potential Contenders in 2009-10

May 26, 2010 by

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About ten days ago I posted a brief comment examining how many “stars” and “super-stars” a team needs to win a title.  Looking at the teams that won an NBA title from 1980 to the present, we see that only three teams – the 1994 Houston Rockets, the 2006 Miami Heat, and the 2009 LA […]

And Yet Another Look at Drafting Quarterbacks in the NFL

May 26, 2010 by

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My latest column for the Huffington Post discusses the research on quarterbacks and the NFL draft I recently published with Rob Simmons. This research has generated quite a bit of interest.  Malcolm Gladwell discussed this in a New Yorker article in December  of 2008.  This article then became part of Gladwell’s What the Dog Saw, and […]