http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0440.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAnalytical models in sports have continued to flourish as the importance of Moneyball and its subsequent equational transitions have permeated throughout the sports fan conciousness. Dr. Ben Alamar is in the unique position to both explain analytics growth on the academic
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0316.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOn this official Opening Day of Major League Baseball, two members of the Los Angeles Angels’ Front Office come on the podcast to talk indepth on the various components of both scouting and player operations. This is built from the idea
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0291.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAs M.M.A.’s popularity explodes, so do the various options used to measure a fighter’s success. Author Reed Kuhn comes onto the podcast to talk about his book, Fightnomics, which looks at breaking down statistical factors in where a fighter’s focus is
If a sports executive were to peer into a crystal ball, what would they see? Would they be witnessing a world of innovation that was matching the overall technological boom? Or would it remain the slow machinations of an industry slow to adapt for fear of change, criticism, and overall
Author Bill James presents the keynote speech at the 2013 Society of American Baseball Research’s 2nd Annual Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, March 8, 2013. James discusses the history of the S.A.B.R. organization, some of the challenges, opportunities of the research and always examining “the question.”
2013 Society of American Baseball Research Analytics Conference: Moderated by MLB Network’s Brian Kenny, panel includes Chicago Cubs GM Jed Hoyer, Chicago White Sox GM Rick Hahn, and Texas Rangers VP/GM Jon Daniels. Discussion looks at scouting, trends in baseball, how to judge performance and manage risk.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS“East Bay Moneyball” may not get a movie made about it, but the concept of dynamically pricing baseball tickets has been just as controversial for the San Francisco Giants as its cousins in Oakland had with who they chose to stick
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0011.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBrian DiTucci has spent over 11 years with the Oakland Athletics, moving up the ranks from a Ticket Sales Representative to the Director of Ticket Sales, focusing on new season ticket sales, group sales, and suite bookings. DiTucci talks about the