Introduction to next-gen-scrapy

Written By: Sarah Mallepalle Introducing next-gen-scrapy The NFL's Next Gen Stats provides player tracking charts throughout the season, visualizing passing performances and real-time player locations. However, outside of these images, weekly-updated pass and player tracking data is not publicly available in the form of a dataset. In fact, as resident NFL-stats-master Ron

Rasmus Dahlin's Statistical Outlook

Written by: Sasank Vishnubhatla With the NHL season right around the corner, young rookies are looking to crack a roster spot on the major club level. Be it through hard work or through established skill, recent draft picks are working to get playing time in the NHL, rather than work in

Black and Gold's Consistent Fold

Written by: Eric Li (https://medium.com/@eli1) The Pittsburgh Steelers have been touted as one of the most talented offensive teams in the entire NFL. With the top ranked wide receiver and running back in the NFL alongside a grizzled veteran quarterback, it’s no wonder that this team is labeled as a contender

The Meteoric Rise of Mohamed Salah

Written by: Eric Li (https://medium.com/@eli1)   Mohamed Salah, the Premier League’s 2017-18 Player of the Season exploded onto the scene with a record 32 goals in 36 games. Although Salah has been a solid winger for most of his career, nobody expected this sort of superstar performance from him. The “Egyptian Messi”

Predicting the FIFA World Cup Group Stage

Written by: Adam Tucker (@adamtb182) Introduction The FIFA world cup has kicked off, and all soccer fans (myself included) are ecstatic for its return. No other tournament on Earth compares to this for me – there just simply is not an event that brings together so many quality teams and talented players

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