Sports analytics & 3 centuries old tradition (Part 1)

I remember reading this great sport analytics piece on fivethirtyeight.com on history of Japanese Sumo. Japanese, who are notoriously pedantic, kept records of their great sporting tradition for centuries and Benjamin Morris (n.b. author of best sports analytics piece ever, on Dennis Rodman non the less) did fantastic analysis. Whole piece was great, and visualizations … Continue reading Sports analytics & 3 centuries old tradition (Part 1)