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2015 NCAA Tournament: Humans, Cats, and Bears, Oh My!

If I asked you to predict a winner between two teams, how would you come to your conclusion? You’d probably start by comparing each team’s shooting percentage, regular season record, or who might have the better defense on paper. What if I told you that there was a more fun way to predict a winner of […]

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The Unofficial 2014 NBA Census

The follow-up to last year’s Unofficial 2013 NBA Census is finally here. This year we take an even deeper dive into the 400+ players who make up the NBA. Leaving no stone unturned, this study covers player high schools and colleges, salary and experience, vital statistics like height and weight, and everything in between. This […]

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The Unofficial 2014 NFL Player Census

It is census time once again! You loved our Unofficial 2013 NFL Player Census, and we’re back with the updated version for 2014. We’ve improved upon last year’s census in both complexity and accuracy. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept behind the census, we essentially gather as much data as possible about the roughly 1700 […]

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The NFL’s Hometown Rosters

As a Texan, I am  proud of my state’s football heritage. Year in and year out, great Texas high school football players pop up in both the big cities and the small towns across our state. The same can be said for California (which produces more NFL players than any other state) and Florida. These […]

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The Winners and Losers Of North American Sports

There are more than 120 teams in the “big 4″ leagues of North American professional sports. They reach all the way from Edmonton, which is more than 300 miles north of the Canada/US border, to Miami, which sits in the tropics of the southern tip of Florida. Aside from covering a wide geographic range, the fanbases these […]

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