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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Great video on if you do not believe in Sports Analytics your are an Idiot.

This is a funny review of the current state of the sports. The reality is that analytics has taken over the running of sports team. The teams that are good at Sports Analytics win and those that are not lose. The debate is over. Keith Olbermann does a good job of closing the book on the debate using Charles Barkley as an example.



Teams are made up of players whose skills and talent contribute to the success of the team. Most bring those talents to the game they played with heart, drive and talent. What sports analytics has changed is our understanding of what strategies and elements of the game are important in winning games and finding those players that posses those abilities. Not is using a subjective opinion, but using the readily available data. So Sports Analytics has change the ways games are played and what player skills are valued. It has not diminish the value of an athlete or an appreciation of his dedication and skill.

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