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Severini, Thomas A. Analytics Methods in Sports: Using Mathematics and Statistics to Understand Data from Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports Aug-14 analytic principles, statistics, big data
Marchi, Max; Albert, Jim Analyzing Baseball Data with R (Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series) Apr-16 analytic principles, big data, R
Shea, Stephen M; Baker, Christopher E. Basketball Analytics: Objective and Efficient Strategies for Understanding How Teams Win Nov-13 basketball, performanice, statistic
Shea, Stephen Basketball Analytics: Spatial Tracking Dec-14 basketball, performance, statistic
Sawchik, Travis Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the end of a 20-Year Losing Streak May-15 baseball, performance, statistic, big data
Glockner, Andy Chasing Perfection: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the High-Stakes Game of Creating an NBA Champion Mar-16 basketball, performance, analytics, big data
Schuckers, Michael Computational Methods in Biometric Authentication: Statistical Methods for Performance Evaluation Jun-10 analytic principles, big data, biometrics
Chandler, T. Jeff; Brown, Lee E. Conditioning and Strength for Human Performance, 2nd Edition Jan-12 performance, assessment, textbook
Gladwell, Malcolm David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants Oct-13 psychology, performance
Gennaro, Vince Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball Feb-07 baseball, busines strategy, economics
Rosen, Daniel Dope: A History of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports from the Nineteenth Century to Today Jun-08 performance
Aziza, Bruno; et al Drive Business Performance: Enabling a Culture of Intelligent Execution Jul-08 Business Leadership
Bodenheimer, George EveryTown is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN from the Mailroom to the Boardroom May-15 leadership, management, memior
Bales, Jonathan Fantasy Football for Smart People: How to Win at Daily Fantasy Sports Aug-16 Football/American, fantasy, daily
Rovell, Darren First in Thirst: How Gatorade Turned The Science of Sweat Into A Cultural Phenomenon Sep-05 marketing, business strategy
Walker, Russell, Ph. D. From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics Jul-15 business analytics, big data, business strategy
Yaeger, Don Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently Jul-16 leadership, business strategy, management
Bechtel, Mark He Crashed Me So I Crashed Him Back Feb-10 NASCAR Memoir Marketing
Rotella, Bob; Cullen, Bob How Champions Think: In Sports and in Life May-15 psychology
Heitner, Darren How to Play the Game:What every sports Attorney Needs to Know Jul-14 Labor relations, sport law
Kurkjian, Tim I’m Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game We All Love May-16 baseball statistic, psychology
Szymanski, Stefan Money and Soccer: A Soccernomics Guide: Why Chievo Verona, Unterhaching, and Scunthorpe United Will Never Win the Champions League, Why Manchester City, ... and Manchester United Cannot Be Stopped Jun-15 soccer/football, business analytic, economics, labor relations, business strategy
Lewis, Michael Moneyball 2003 baseball, analytic principles, performance statistics
Maymin, Philip, Ph. D. NBA Mysticism: Prophecies Fulfilled and Fortunes Told Jan-11 basketball, business strategy
St. John, Allen; Ramirez, Ainissa, Ph. D. Newton’s Football: The Science Behind America's Game Nov-13 football/American, strategy analysis, psychology
Gladwell, Malcolm Outliers Nov-08 performance psychology
Lander, Jared R for Everyone [2nd edition due May 2017] May-17 analytic principles, Big Data, R
Grover, Tim Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable Apr-13 psychology, motivation, performance
Ramirez, Ainissa Save Our Science: How to Inspire a New Generation of Scientists (TED Books) Jan-13 motivation, psychology
Wertheim, L. Jon; Moskowitz, Tobias Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports are Played and Games are Won Jan-11 analytic principles, performance, statistics. Psychology
Franks, Ian M.; Hughes, Mike Soccer Analytics: Successful Coaching Through Match Analyses Aug-16 soccer/football, coaching, performance, strategy
Sumpter, David Soccermatics: Mathematical Adventures in the Beautiful Game May-16 soccer/football, analytic principles, statistics, psychology
Kuper, Simon Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Spain, Germany, and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia—and Even Iraq—Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport Apr-14 soccer/football, business, economics, business strategy
Cronan, Joan; Schriver, Rob Sport is Life With the Volume Turned Up: Lessons Learned that Apply to Business and Life Dec-15 Business Leadership Memior
Alamar, Ben; Oliver, Dean Sports Analytics: A guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers Jul-13 analytic principles,business, performance
Foster, George; O’Reilly, Norman; Davila, Antonio Sports Business Management: Decision Making Around the Globe Jan-16 business strategy, marketing, management , textbook
Shank, Matthew D.; Lyberger, Mark R. Sports Marketing: A Strategic Perspective, 5th Edition Oct-14 marketing, business strategy
Passan, Jeff The Arm: Inside the Billion Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports Apr-16 baseball, performance, labor, statistics
Fleisig, Glenn; Kwon, Young-Hoo The Biomechanics of Batting, Hitting, and Swinging Apr-16 baseball, hockey, tennis, performance
Rosner, Scott, Ph.D.; Shropshire, Kenneth L. The Business of Sport, 2nd Edition Jan-11 management, marketing, economics, business strategy, textbook
Shropshire, Kenneth L.; Davis, Timothy; Duru, Jeremi N. The Business of Sports Agents Mar-16 labor relations
Keri, Jonah The Extra 2%: How Wall Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First Mar-11 business strategy, performance, statistics
Dewan, John The Fielding Bible IV Mar-15 baseball statistics
Thorn, John; Palmer, Pete The Hidden Game of Baseball, 2nd Edition Mar-15 baseball, statistics
Gianluca Vialli; Marcotti, Gabriele The Italian Job: A Journey to the Heart of Two Great Footballing Cultures Aug-07 soccer/football, marketing, psychology, business analytics
Zachariason, JJ The Late Round Quarterback May-13 football/American, fantasy
Schwarz, Alan The Numbers Game: Baseball’s Lifelong Fascination with Statistics Apr-05 baseball, statistics
Anderson, Chris; Sally, David The Numbers Game: Why Everything You Know About Soccer Is Wrong Jun-13 soccer/football performance
Lindbergh, Ben; Miller, Sam The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team May-16 analytic principles, baseball statistics
Kucharski, Adam The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math are Taking the Luck out of Gambling Feb-16 gambling strategy
Baumer, Benjamin; Zimbalist, Andrew The Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball Jan-14 Baseball Statistics
Martin, Dr. Lorena The Science of Assessing Performance, Predicting Future Outcomes, Interpreting Statistical Models, and Evaluating the Market Value of Athletes Mar-16 performance, labor, analytics strategy, statistic
Hamilton, Tyler; Coyle, Daniel The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-Ups, and Winning at All Costs 2012 cycling, performance
Silver, Nate The Signal and The Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't Sep-12 analytic principles, big data
Konik, Michael The Smart Money: How the World’s Best Sports Bettors Beat the Bookies Out of Millions Nov-06 gambling, memoir
Epstein, David The Sports Gene Aug-13 performance neurology
Rein, Irving, Ph. D.; Shields, Ben; Grossman, Adam The Sports Strategist: Developing Leaders for a High-Performance Industry Aug-14 leadership, management
Mauboussin, Michael The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing Oct-12 skill vs luck, analytic principles
Coyle, Daniel The Talent Code Apr-09 performance
Gladwell, Malcolm The Tipping Point Nov-06 marketing psychology
Lewis, Michael The Undoing Project Dec-16 big data, psychology
Lee, Chris The Winner’s Guide to Drafting a Fantasy Football Team Aug-09 fantasy football, American
Lee, Chris The Winner’s Guide to Fantasy Baseball Feb-05 fantasy, baseball
Mauboussin, Michael Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition Nov-12 psychology, leadership
Taylor, Ben Thinking Basketball Jun-16 basketball, psychology, statistics
Wertheim, L. Jon, Sommers, Sam This is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Short Cannon Feb-16 psychology, performance, fan behavior
Keri, Jonah Up, Up, & Away: The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-Fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos Mar-15 baseball, memoir
Schrage, Michael Who Do You Want Your Customers to Become? Jul-12 marketing, innovation
Wooden, John; Jamison, Steve Wooden on Leadership: How to Create a Winning Organization Apr-05 leadership, motivation
Gordon, Jon; Smith, Mike You Win in the Locker Room First: The 7 C's to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports, and Life Sep-15 leadership, motivation