Measuring The Ridiculous Physics Of Disney's Hercules

Two years ago, our friends at the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective applied their usual rigorous statistical scrutiny to a series of basketball movies. We pick up the idea again with this analysis of Hercules, by Anthony Zonfrelli and Dmitri Ilushin. » 7/19/13 4:39pm 7/19/13 4:39pm

Was Scott Howard Actually Better Than Teen Wolf? A Statistical…

This is Regressing, a numbers-minded column by our clever friends at the Harvard College Sports Analysis Collective. Over the past week, they've been applying rigorous statistical analysis to some of the finest basketball movies in the history of cinema (and also Hoosiers). The series concludes with an examination of » 3/28/11 3:40pm 3/28/11 3:40pm

Calculating The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air's Usage Rate, And What It Can…

This is Regressing, a numbers-minded column by our clever friends at the Harvard College Sports Analysis Collective. Over the next few days, they'll be applying rigorous statistical analysis to some of the finest basketball movies in the history of cinema (and also Hoosiers). Today we have some b-ball stats for a TV… » 3/24/11 2:50pm 3/24/11 2:50pm

It’d Take Trey Parker A Million Years To Lose, And Other Statistical…

This is Regressing, a numbers-minded column by our clever friends at the Harvard College Sports Analysis Collective. Over the next few days, they'll be applying rigorous statistical analysis to some of the finest basketball movies in the history of cinema (and also Hoosiers). Today: The offensively minded BASEketball. » 3/23/11 12:30pm 3/23/11 12:30pm

Compiling The Absurd Box Score For Space Jam; Or, Shawn Bradley Sucked …

This is Regressing, a numbers-minded column by our clever friends at the Harvard College Sports Analysis Collective. Over the next few days, they'll be applying rigorous statistical analysis to some of the finest basketball movies in the history of cinema (and also Hoosiers). Today: Space Jam by the numbers. » 3/21/11 3:35pm 3/21/11 3:35pm

An Advanced Statistical Analysis Of Jimmy Chitwood's Basketball…

This is Regressing, a numbers-minded column by our clever friends at the Harvard College Sports Analysis Collective. Over the next few days, they'll be applying rigorous statistical analysis to some of the finest basketball movies in the history of cinema (and also Hoosiers). Today: Calculating Jimmy Chitwood's value. » 3/17/11 12:55pm 3/17/11 12:55pm