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Pablo Sanchez Would've Used Steroids, And Other Real-Life Projections…

As every Millennial knows, Backyard Baseball is the children's computer game in which neighborhood boys and girls play pickup ball with kid-sized incarnations of everyone's favorite major leaguers. The 2001 edition, for example, featured the likes of Mike Piazza and Barry Bonds, traveling across distance and time for… » 6/11/12 6:22pm 6/11/12 6:22pm

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… » 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