SPORTS INFO SOLUTIONS TO HOST 2ND ANNUAL SPORTS ANALYTICS CHALLENGE TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA

After a successful inaugural event last summer, Sports Info Solutions (SIS) announced today that it will host another football analytics challenge with all proceeds going to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Last year’s inaugural event successfully raised $4,382 for the United Negro College Fund. This year, SIS intends to raise at least $10,000. […]

Beyond Moneyball

Q Talks Podcast: John Dewan, a pioneer in the sports analytics field, and Zach Binkley, professor of sports management at Quinlan sit down with host Rick Sindt to discuss the history of Sports Analytics, how it is used today, and their predictions about how the industry will grow in the future. Click here to listen […]

Stark: The numbers that defined baseball in 2020, revisited

This is how it works around here. Every year, as Opening Day nears, I dust off my crystal ball and try to predict the future, with a little column we call “The Numbers That Define Baseball.” It’s fun. It’s eye-opening. And it reminds us, every darned year, that this sport is changing so rapidly that […]

The Nationals’ defensive philosophy is changing. Just look at the shift.

When evaluating a player’s performance in 2020, it’s hard to place too much stock in a 60-game season. It only provides a tiny sample size of starts, at-bats or opportunities in the field. But over the course of three months, in a season that never went their way, the Washington Nationals flashed a sharp shift […]

Why Football Outsiders projects Broncos to win seven games in 2020

Almost every year, SB Nation partners with Football Outsiders to discuss the data in their annual and we get to dive in and look at their information specific to each of the teams we cover. The Denver Broncos section was written by Mike Tanier. We asked Football Outsiders some questions about that Broncos chapter in the Football Outsiders […]

Baseball Researcher Mark Simon on the Importance of MLB Stats & History

Statistics and history are integral components of baseball — more so than any other professional sport. The game is constantly be framed and re framed in numbers and narrative, with comparing the present to the past popular with fans and journalists alike. One of the foremost researchers, writers and analysts of baseball stats and history […]

Wednesday Walkthroughs: Our favorite stats for understanding NFL football better

The nerds have won. Football is awash in advanced metrics, and even if it’s a little hard for the hardcore traditionalists to accept, it’s probably for the best. Still, sorting through the avalanche of numbers can be a challenge. To cut through some of that clutter, here’s a look at the stats some of our […]

Sports Info Solutions Announces Finalists for Football Analytics Challenge

This weekend, Sports Info Solutions (SIS) announced the three finalist groups for its Football Analytics Challenge. Team 1 – Andrew Rogan and Robert Bernhardt Team 2 – Zachary Feldman, Michael Egle, and Anthony Reinhard Team 3 – Emmett Kiernan The finalists, who were chosen from 34 total submissions, will compete in a live final event […]

SPORTS INFO SOLUTIONS TO HOST FOOTBALL ANALYTICS CHALLENGE TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

Sports Info Solutions (SIS) announced today that it will be hosting a public football analytics challenge with all proceeds going to the United Negro College Fund. Participants will be given access to SIS NFL play-by-play charting data from the 2019 season and are tasked with presenting the best solution to the question: Which defensive line […]

SIS Announces Expansion into Basketball; Hires Jake Loos as Director

June 16th, 2020, Sports Info Solutions (SIS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jake Loos as director of its new basketball analytics department. Formerly Baseball Info Solutions, SIS started analyzing football five years ago and is now ready to impact the basketball analytics market. “The company is very excited to have Jake leading our […]

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