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A Breakdown of the 2014 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

This year was my third time attending the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, and it’s amazing to see how it has changed in such a short time period. Baseball has become increasingly advanced, and basketball has arrived at the forefront of the sports analytics movement. Here are some of my notes from the conference on the [...]

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Studying the Trends: NFL Lines

With Week 11 coming up, it’s time to take another look into the betting trends around the league. Whether it’s hitting the over, under, spread, or moneyline, there are a couple ways to figure out how to find an edge. There are a few teams that have drastic swings with their NFL lines whether they’re [...]

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RotoAnalysis Mid-Season Awards

We’re officially eight weeks into the season, and the NFL season has been just as unpredictable as ever. Great players have been bad, bad players have been great, and everything in between. I’m going to try to make sense of some of these happenings and have a little fun while breaking down the league and [...]

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Quick Slants: Reacting to Injuries & General Thoughts

Week 7 was a brutal one for injuries, leaving owners of Doug Martin and Reggie Wayne in shambles and countless other situations around the league changing. Now is as important a time as ever to capitalize on trades, waiver wire pickups, and get wins as players value are shifting at a mile a minute. The [...]

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Episode 73: “He’s All Around Just a Beautiful Man.” Featuring Timothy King

This week, Moe Koltun hosts Matt Schwimmer and Matt Cott to answer your Twitter questions, discuss the season so far and ahead in fantasy football, and talk about a ton of fun topics. Plus, Moe and Schwim have Timothy King (@TKing978) on to talk about the just-finished 2013 season of fantasy baseball, and to look [...]

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Quick Slants: Analyzing Week 4

I’m back with some “quick slants” this week to reflect on some of the biggest fantasy situations around the league. Whether your team is looking as lost as the Giants or as dominant as the Broncos, there’s still a ton of football left to be played. Be careful not to sit back and miss out [...]

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Cold Starts: Legit or Not?

After focusing on some of the hottest starts around the NFL earlier this week, now I’m going to look at some of the coldest starts to decide who’s legit and who’s not. These are some of the hardest calls to make as you don’t want to be the last guy on the ship before it [...]

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Hot Starts: Legit or Not?

Instead of another “Quick Slants” column this week, I’m going to focus on some of what has gone on through three weeks in a different light. Outside of the obvious names (everybody expected Peyton Manning and LeSean McCoy to be good), I want to look at some of the top performers that were a little [...]

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