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Thinking about pedagogy

I have had lots of time in recent months to think about pedagogical practice in sport analytics. A number of my posts in Clyde...

Sam Gregory 1.0 and 2.0

Introduction Sam Gregory (link) has posted Getting into Sports Analytics 2.0 (19 January 2020) (link). Sam's aim is to update the post he wrote in...

Ian Franks and the Centre for Sport Analysis, at the University of British Columbia.

Introduction I am delighted to introduce Ian's account, in his own words, of developments at the University of Brirish Columbia during his four decades there....

Intelligence Augmentation

Introduction Xiao-Li Meng, author of Data Science: An Artificial Ecosystem (link) noted "I used the word “artificial” to signal that data science is both human-created...

Alan Ryder

Introduction I met Alan Ryder's work when I started to compile an expected goals bibliography (link). His 2004 paper (link) is regarded as a seminal...

Chasing a small total in #BBL

The Brisbane Heat 3 for 114 has defeated the Adelaide Strikers 110 by seven wickets with 28 balls to spare (link). The Strikers batted...

Employability and Credentials

Introduction I have been interested for a long time in micro credentials (link). This week, I came across Beverley Oliver's work (link) on employability in...

Following and Leading

Introduction This week, Mark Upton has shared two links about leadership (link). The first was by Paul Taylor and was titled Ending Our Obsession With Leadership...

Richard in Bhutan

Introduction This post introduces Richard Pollard in an account of the history of sport analytics. Richard completed his PhD at the University of the South...

A late Type A game

Type A games are those in which a team dominates and wins convincingly. I have 22 examples from European football this season (link). These games...