Sports Analytics 101: A Framework for Metrics

Sports Analytics 101 is a series of blog posts outlining the core concepts behind sports analytics in non-technical terms. You can find all available installments in the series here. Sports analytics revolves around metrics: the numbers that go into a piece of analysis, and the numbers that come out on the other side. In fact, sportsContinue reading “Sports Analytics 101: A Framework for Metrics”

Sports Analytics 101: Media Use Cases

Welcome back to Sports Analytics 101, a series of blog posts outlining the core concepts behind sports analytics in non-technical terms. You can find all available installments in the series here. Thus far, we’ve covered analytics use cases for two key stakeholders: teams and leagues. In this installment, we’ll look at use cases for the media.Continue reading “Sports Analytics 101: Media Use Cases”

Sports Analytics 101: League Use Cases

Welcome back to Sports Analytics 101, a series of blog posts outlining the core concepts behind sports analytics in non-technical terms. You can find all available installments in the series here.  In the previous two posts, we covered the three categories of analytics use cases for teams: in-game strategy,  player personnel strategy and sports science.Continue reading “Sports Analytics 101: League Use Cases”

Sports Analytics 101: Team Use Cases (Part 2)

Welcome back to Sports Analytics 101, a series of blog posts outlining the core concepts behind sports analytics in non-technical terms. In the previous post, we covered the first of three categories of analytics use cases for teams: in-game strategy. In this post, we’ll focus on the other two categories: player personnel strategy and sportsContinue reading “Sports Analytics 101: Team Use Cases (Part 2)”

Sports Analytics 101: Team Use Cases (Part 1)

Welcome back to Sports Analytics 101, a series of blog posts outlining the core concepts behind sports analytics in non-technical terms. In the first installment, I outlined at “The Case for Sports Analytics,” diving into the mental and situational constraints that analytics helps alleviate. In this installment, I begin introducing the use cases for sportsContinue reading “Sports Analytics 101: Team Use Cases (Part 1)”

Sports Analytics 101: The Case for Sports Analytics

Welcome to the first installment of Sports Analytics 101, a series of blog posts outlining the core concepts behind sports analytics in non-technical terms. I’m starting this series by breaking down the why in sports analytics, shedding light on the reasons that sports analytics is useful. In future posts, I’ll dive into the how, exploringContinue reading “Sports Analytics 101: The Case for Sports Analytics”