Integration of Collegiate Sports Analytics Update 1

After a few weeks of rest and relaxation, it was now time to start my official work on my research project. For those unaware, the focus of my Monroe research is investigating the adoption of the various uses of sports analytics into varying NCAA athletic programs. Translation: I’ll be looking into whether coaches favor more […]

Determining Added Value of Defensive NFL Players

Turn on any of the sports talk shows popular on TV today and you will hear sports commentators debating whether Tom Brady is better than Aaron Rodgers in the NFL or if Bryce Harper is superior to Mike Trout in the MLB. The latter debate is dominated by objective stats, such as Wins Above Replacement […]

Final Update: Sports and Politics

My paper is now 100% finished with all edits and citations. I’m proud to say that my final product was a paper much deeper in scope and longer in length than I anticipated. I expected to write a 15-20 page comparison between modern examples of politics in sports and past ones. Rather, my paper changed […]