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The Hidden Labor Behind EA NCAA Football

The Hidden Labor Behind EA NCAA Football

Sports videogame writers heave a collective sigh of lament. “NCAA Football 15 would’ve come out this week.” The response has been pretty standard so far: they are saddened that one...
Published on: Jul 10 2014
By: Abe Stein
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Why Americans don’t like soccer

Why Americans don’t like soccer

With the World Cup getting started this month, and with the US Men’s National Team advancing out of the consensus “group of death,” sports pundits have been all talking for weeks about...
Published on: Jun 27 2014
By: Abe Stein
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On Facebook “Likes” As Fan Data

On Facebook “Likes” As Fan Data

So, like, do you, like, “like” the Red Sox, or what? I don’t consider myself much of a statistician. I should get that out right away. I took an intro prob/stats class as an undergrad...
Published on: May 14 2014
By: Abe Stein
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