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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Luis Suarez: la boca sucia, la boca erótica

Luis Suarez: la boca sucia, la boca erótica

In the event you’ve been hiding for the past 24 hours, I should let you know: Luis Suarez bit someone. Again. Yesterday, on ESPN, Alexei Lalas commented, saying: “I’d rather you punch me in...
Published on: Jun 25 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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