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Data: Changing the Game of Soccer

Photo via R. A. Di Ieso (Vocativ) In July 2013, Perform Group, a leading global digital sports content and media group, acquired the sports data company Opta. The acquisition signaled […]

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The Technological Movement Surrounding America’s Pastime

MLB teams are using VR to help prepare their players. An example of VR use by MLB teams. Photo via latimes.com. Picture this: you step in the batting box in the […]

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The “Cubs Effect,” Does it Exist?

After winning the World Series, the Cubs have become a must-see for baseball fans across the country. The Cubs broke a 108-year curse by winning the 2016 World Series. Photo via SI.com […]

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MLB Attendance Remains Constant after First Week

After the first week of the 2017 MLB season, the Cardinals find themselves atop the attendance chart. The Cardinals had the most fans on opening week. Photo via mlblogsbloggingboutbaseball.wordpress.com After […]

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Baseball America Sold to Alliance Baseball

Baseball America has been sold to a new ownership group led by Alliance Baseball LLC, a group that also owns a pair of Minor League Baseball teams. Image courtesy of […]

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American University: Preparing Students for the Next Generation of Sports Management

The Online Sports Management and Analytics Graduate Program at American University is the first of its kind and is built to provide a unique education in analytics, new technologies and […]

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Connecting the Dots and Capitalizing: The Journey of Matt Winkler

This feature is presented to you by the University of Nebraska — Lincoln Master of Arts in Business with a Specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration. Matt Winkler, Director of the Sports Analytics […]

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