Sunday, March 14, 2010

Sunday sports page. 

[] Toilet flushing in Edmonton during the Olympics hockey finals.

Freakonomics blog

Beer consumption presumably was more stable.

[] Pro football isn't what it used to be, and never was.

[] Teams the New Jersey Nets can look down upon. No matter how bad you are there's always somebody who's been worse than you -- unless you were the 2003 Detroit Tigers.

[] For all you sports stats geeks (and why are you reading this if you aren't one) the event of the year was last week's MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Check the sub-links for digests of the presentations on bias in officiating, performance enhancing drugs, how NBA teams use analytics, how pro coaches relate to stat-heads, what geeks don't get (with Mark Cuban, Daryl Morey, Bill Polian and Jonathan Kraft) ... and more.