Some time between waiting for his appearance on The Colbert Report and fighting off math-hating haters, New York Times future predictor Nate Silver went all in on Obama Monday night.
A Yale biologist has managed to prove that players like Nate Robinson are "on fire" for a reason. But do actual sports teams really care about the phenomenon of heating up for a few games? The MLB and the NHL would say no — and so would Derrick Rose.
As President Obama ran for and won the 2008 election, more Americans started naming their baby boys "Barack," but as time has gone on, fewer people want to name their kid after the president.
On the first anniversary of the biggest natural disaster in Japan's history, an index of relevant numbers.
Despite the popularity of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, there's still a major disconnect between the rigorous data mining being presented and the people who can only believe what they see with their own eyes.
This weekend's MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference will have over 2,200 attendees; nearly 700 more than last year, with a waiting list in the hundreds. All this to listen to math geeks talk about batting average and rebounds per 48 minutes?
ProPublica's Braden Goyette chronicles the economy's sorry state
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