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What does that even mean? That question can be as complex as some advanced stats themselves, in that one could be asking: how is it counted/measured, what makes up the stat, what is a good (or bad) value, or what is that supposed to tell me about player X? An equally valid question being asked since the dawn of complex statistics in sports is, so what?
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When Sailors Collectively Bargain

In January the defenders and challengers of the oldest trophy in international sporting competition, the Americas Cup, gathered to announce rules framework that would govern not the upcoming race, but the following two competitions, to take place in 2019 and 2021.
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Who Owns the Data?

As the 11th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference was taking place in Boston the first weekend in March, bringing together thought leaders and innovators from across all disciplines on and off the field in virtually every sport, several other meetings and conference were taking place around the world and one question pinged on the radar on all of them: “Who owns the data?”
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