2016 MIT SSAC Soccer Analytics Panel: Good intentions, so-so execution

As I said Thursday night, I come to these conference panel discussions with low expectations.  With competitors and journalists in the audience, there is very little chance of hearing candid discussions by participants, with the exception of Mark Cuban.  I’ve had some time to collect my thoughts about yesterday’s Soccer Analytics panel, and my overall impression […]

Previewing the 2016 MIT SSAC Research Paper Competition

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference has become more of a sports business conference through the years, but since 2010 the conference has had tracks in which presentations on various topics in sports analytics have been presented.  This year the Research Paper competition returns to the SSAC, but this time with tracks for publications on Baseball, Basketball, […]