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MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2009

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The Value of Icon Players

Added 8 years ago | 01:04:35 | 21804 views

From the Babe to Michael Jordan to Montana and Gretzky, icon players don't just leave a mark on their team: they leave their mark on the sport and on the history of an era. Can you quantify the value they bring to a team or a city? Reco...

Media and the Fanatic

Added 8 years ago | 00:58:20 | 19408 views

There is growing concern that newspapers and other traditional media are becoming irrelevant as an avenue for keeping up-to-date on sports. However, new media (e.g. Blogs, Social Media, Social Networking sites) are challenging the estab...

Basketball Analytics

Added 8 years ago | 01:07:34 | 18432 views

This panel examines the importance of analytical methods in basketball. With APBRmetrics gaining acceptance and respect around the NBA, teams are increasingly using statistical analysis to gain a competitive edge over their opponents. Pa...

Sports in a Recession

Added 8 years ago | 00:51:49 | 18216 views

With the current economic downturn, leagues, teams and sponsors are facing a new set of challenges. This panel will discuss the effects teams and sponsors are seeing across ticketing, player salaries and advertising. In addition, the e...

Globalization of Sports

Added 8 years ago | 01:04:26 | 13971 views

Two years ago, the NFL played its first regular season game in London. In September, the NBA announced a joint venture to build and run sports arenas in China. Leagues and teams are taking different approaches to reach the global marke...

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