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Here's how Derby sluggers' stats stack up

A new champion of the long ball will be crowned during tonight’s T-Mobile Home Run Derby (8 p.m. ET, ESPN), as eight competitors take the field at Nationals Park as part of the festivities leading up to the 89th MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. ET, FOX). Statcast™ will be there to track each and every big ...

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3 stats from the 2017 season that sound fake

Due to the long layoff between NFL campaigns, memories of the previous year can easily become murky – especially the ones that don’t seem real. Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane to remind you of three statistics from the 2017 season that will make you wonder, “How in the hell?!” Boom-or-bust Cam Cam Newton is arguably the most ...

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The squads in stats

​How many of the players have been to a previous World Cup? Which clubs and countries are best represented? Absences, appearances, goals and ages also feature 200 of the <a href=… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Green provides stats – and sandpaper – for Warriors in Game 1

OAKLAND, Calif – Despite having the otherworldly talents of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Kevin Durant, it’s Draymond Green who embodies the identity of the Golden State Warriors. Green is the team’s heartbeat. He does a little bit of everything on the court for this championship squad, and occasionally crosses the line doing it; he’s the stat-sheet stuffer and the ...

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How Sergio Romo and the Rays 'opener' strategy are impacting how pitching stats are tracked and viewed

In the past fortnight, the Tampa Bay Rays have taken to their latest strategical experiment — the so-called “opener,” a rearrangement of order that asks a middle reliever to pitch before the day’s starter as a means of gaining advantageous matchups. The Rays will continue to employ the opener on Thursday, when Ryan Stanek takes the mound against the Oakland ...

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10 remarkable stats from a wet and wild April

We’ve had a record number of pre-May postponements (28) in Major League Baseball, so here’s hoping all those April showers lead to May flowers. (Hey, the Braves already activated catcher Tyler Flowers over the weekend after he missed most of April, so things are already looking up!) But there are other non-weather-related numbers of note from the season’s opening month. ...

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The QB blind stats quiz: Can you spot the NFL bust?

How we measured NFL Success To evaluate each quarterback, we used Approximate Value (AV), Pro Football Reference’s method of measuring the value of every NFL player. We then took the quarterbacks’ career AV and averaged it by the seasons in which they started at least one game. … www.espn.com – NFL

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30 weird stats from MLB's wild Opening Week

The Major League Baseball season is now a mere week-and-a-half old, a time span that is both nothing but can feel like forever. That short amount of time leads to all sorts of statistic anomalies … and some downright weirdness. Here’s a look at an incredibly strange statistic for e… MLB News Index

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