Lillard's Low or Pelicans' D?

Written by: Eric Li This year marked one of the tightest playoff races in the West in all of NBA history. The difference in record between the 3rd seeded Portland Trailblazers and the 8th seeded Minnesota Timberwolves was two games, and the Timberwolves only secured their playoff spot after a thrilling

2018 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Recap

Written By: Scott Steinberg, Nathan Jen, & Ansh Hirani There are many reasons why the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference generates so much hype each year. Houston Rockets general manager and basketball analytics leader Daryl Morey is one of the co-founders of the conference. Shane Battier and Brian Burke, among others,

Which NFL Teams Perform Better at Home Games?

Written By: Carlo Duffy When two NFL teams go at each other, home-field advantage can play a huge role in a game’s outcome.  Green Bay’s Lambeau Field and Seattle’s CenturyLink Field (home of the “12th Man”) come to mind as places where their teams feed off the intimidating atmospheres for their

2018 NBA Trade Deadline Recap

Written by: Scott Steinberg Expectations were sky-high for the NBA trade deadline on Thursday. With big names such as DeAndre Jordan, Tyreke Evans, and Kemba Walker popping up in rumors, the 2018 trade deadline looked to be one for the ages. Ultimately, none of those players were moved, but the deadline

CMSAC Week 15 Football Report

Written By: Toby Junker and Kamari Purcell   Top Ten Power Rankings 1. Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2)     Last week: W vs. Baltimore Ravens This Week: vs. New England Patriots Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.  K Chris Boswell saves the day for the Pittsburgh Steelers once again with a last minute go-ahead field goal for

CMSAC Week 14 Football Report

Written By: Toby Junker and Kamari Purcell Top Ten Power Rankings   1. New England Patriots (10-2)   Last week: W @ Buffalo Bills This Week: @ Miami Dolphins The New England Patriots now find themselves in a familiar position, at the top of the league and the top of these power rankings.  This shift in the

CMSAC Week 13 Football Report

Written By: Toby Junker and Kamari Purcell Top Ten Power Rankings   1: Philadelphia Eagles (10-1)     Last week: W vs. Chicago Bears This Week: @ Seattle Seahawks There’s an old football adage about how there are no easy wins in the NFL.  However, if this week wasn’t easy for the Philadelphia Eagles, then I don’t know

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