Some (philosophical) thoughts on coach challenges

I have been thinking about this problem from an analytics persepctive since the beginning of the season, but the WSJ had recently an article that triggered some more thoughts. Here I am going to put some of my thoughts on the topic — bare with me because the thoughts will be rather unstructured at this… Read More Some (philosophical) thoughts on coach challenges

Not all free throws are created equal anymore … at the G-League

Yesterday the G-league announced that it will experiment with a new free throw rule in order to reduce the duration of the game. In particular, instead of awarding one, two or three free throws depending on the violation, it will award one free throw that will be worth one, two or three points respectively. Many… Read More Not all free throws are created equal anymore … at the G-League

Here’s to hoping the AAF will get the no kickoff rule right: My 2 cents

There has been some buzz recently for the new football league that is set to start next spring, the AAF (Alliance of American Football). Jeremy Fowler from ESPN wrote a nice article this week, which among other things covered the will of the league to not include kickoffs! One of the backlash that a similar… Read More Here’s to hoping the AAF will get the no kickoff rule right: My 2 cents