Soccermetrics partners with DataFactory to create South American football analytics content

I am very pleased to announce that Soccermetrics will be creating more analytics content on South American football competitions, thanks to a partnership with sports data provider DataFactory.Based in Buenos Aires and with offices throughout the Americas, DataFactory is the leading sports statistical data company in South America and the official data supplier for CONMEBOL […]

How many players on MLS payrolls appear in league matches? The curious cases of 2011 and 2012

I’ve spent much of the last year studying draft and payroll data in Major League Soccer, from the founding days in 1996 to the present.  I’m starting to get a picture of who plays and who doesn’t as well as the values attached to draft selections by future performance and the market.  The second part is really […]

Mathematics and Sports session at 2017 Joint Mathematics Meeting

I’ve written about the Joint Mathematics Meeting on this blog over the last four years.  It is the largest mathematics conference in the world and draws researchers, educators, and other interested people on a full range of topics in mathematics and mathematics education and societal impact.  One session of interest to the sports analytics community […]

CASSIS schedule released

On Friday the organizers of the Cascadia Symposium on Statistics in Sports (CASSIS) finalized the event schedule.  Here it is: Here’s the program for the 2016 Cascadia Symposium on Statistics in Sports, held in Sept.— Michael Lopez (@StatsbyLopez) July 15, 2016It looks to be an interesting conference covering a variety of sports with speakers […]