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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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Fun with small samples: Hilariously unsustainable stats after 1 week

Sabermetrics is helpful in numerous ways. It informs baseball fans to put more faith into on-base percentage, it teaches us that runs batted in are neither instructive or predictive, and, perhaps most importantly, it tells us that small sample sizes are not to be used for any meaningful analysis. Of course, meaningful analysis certainly serves a purpose, but, let’s face ...

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NBA Star Index: Lonzo Ball's shooting woes return; Ben Simmons' stats are wild

Welcome back to our NBA Star Power Index — a weekly gauge of the players who are most controlling the buzz around the league. Reminder: Inclusion on this list isn’t necessarily a good thing. It simply means that you’re capturing the NBA world’s attention. Also, this is not a ranking. The players listed are in no particular order as it pertains to ...

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Chelsea v Barcelona – what do the stats tell us?

Chelsea were drawn against Barcelona in one of the standout ties of the Champions League last 16. The draw resumes a rivalry which has been on hold since t he two teams met in the semi-final of the 2011-12 competition, Chelsea winning that tie en route to lifting the trophy in Munich. They had been frequent opponents… UEFA Champions League ...

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Incredible stats from Cleveland Cavaliers' overtime victory over Minnesota Timberwolves

In a game that kept on giving, LeBron James’ fade-away jumper at the buzzer in overtime sent the Cavaliers to an improbable 140-138 win over the Timberwolves. James finished with 37 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds in 48 minutes and passed Zydrunas Ilgauskas on Cleveland’s career rebounds list (5,904). Here’s a few more incredible stats from perhaps the game ...

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Super Bowl 2018: Playoff Danny Amendola is unstoppable, 10 stats for Eagles-Patriots

Danny Amendola is not the same player as Playoff Danny Amendola. Danny Amendola is a consistent, all-around, good-not-great receiver for the Patriots. Playoff Danny Amendola is an unstoppable clutch wide receiver for the Patriots and Tom Brady’s best friend in crunch time. In the playoffs and in crucial situations, Danny Amendola turns into an entirely different player. On Sunday,

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