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Super Bowl LI: Patriots Stun Falcons

Super Bowl LI: Patriots Stun Falcons

Jesse Sindelar, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017

The whole of the game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday for Super Bowl LI lasted a little over four hours, yet the ball was only in play for a grand total of 16 minutes. Those 16 minutes, however, contained one of the greatest football games in the history of t...

Sloan Conference Unites Jocks and Nerds

Riley Foreman

March 13, 2014

No, it's not the classroom. Nor is it a locker room. The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is a home to both jocks and nerds. Last weekend, representatives from the two parties met in Boston to discuss the relationship between numbers and sports. I mingled with team owners, statisticians, coaches,...

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