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World's best dog interviews people that she finds interesting in sports analytics

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    Ep 55 @MeghanMHall - Hockey writer, analyst, fan

    Ep 55 @MeghanMHall - Hockey writer, analyst, fan

    Meghan Hall does amazing work utilising hockey data for fans through tutorials using #rstats. She also has created compelling visuals about the penalty kill and to help people answer if they should be pulling the keeper earlier.

    Check out her links below.
    https://hockey-graphs.com/author/meghanhall6/

    https://meghan.rbind.io/

    https://public.tableau.com/profile/balls.and.sticks#!/

    • 29 min
    Ep 54 Caio Brighenti Big Data Bowl Finalist

    Ep 54 Caio Brighenti Big Data Bowl Finalist

    Caio Brighenti, is a Detroit Lions fans, Caio has a fantastic lions edge newsletter which has a strong analytics driving it. Which you can sign up for here

    https://lionsedge.substack.com/

    He was also a finalist in the student competition for the big data bowl. You can read about his entry here.

    https://caiobrighenti.github.io/nfl-data-bowl.html

    Here we discuss how he got interested in analytics, his previous experiences analysing sports and an exciting idea he has for fourth down decision making.

    You can find him on twitter here

    https://twitter.com/CaioBrighenti2

    • 35 min
    Ep 53 Thompson Bliss - Did so well as an NFL intern they had to give him a job

    Ep 53 Thompson Bliss - Did so well as an NFL intern they had to give him a job

    Thompson Bliss has completed a masters in data science at the University of Columbia, he was also lucky enough to work with Michael Lopez at the NFL on a live win probability model. He has done so well the NFL just had to offer him a full time job.

    We discuss his journey into the analytics space, and some of the more interesting posts on his blog which you can check out here

    https://www.datawithbliss.com/

    • 31 min
    Ep 52 NFL Big Data Bowl Winning Team

    Ep 52 NFL Big Data Bowl Winning Team

    After the success of the first Big Data Bowl, the NFL came back and ran another, this time asking participants to predict the yards a running back will run at the moment of handoff using GPS and event level data.

    This competition, run on Kaggle was won by Philipp and Dmitry. We talk about their winning Kaggle entry, how they first got started entering Kaggle competitions and tips on doing data analysis.


    Check out their Kaggle profiles
    https://www.kaggle.com/dott1718

    https://www.kaggle.com/philippsinger

    • 37 min
    Ep 51 - Charlie Gelman - Duke wrestling, football and intern our Ravens and BigLeagueAdvance

    Ep 51 - Charlie Gelman - Duke wrestling, football and intern our Ravens and BigLeagueAdvance

    Charlie Gelman is in his final year at Duke University and already has hands on experience working for the wrestling team, the football team on the defensive end and was an honourable mention in the big data bowl. He has worked for the Ravens and Big League advance, you can check out his twitter handle @charliegel

    Read about just one of his cool projects below

    https://t.co/NQ6rBuQaDC?amp=1

    Listen to the podcast to hear the rest :)

    • 28 min
    Ep 50 Ryan Davis @rd11490 NBA Analytics and Visuals

    Ep 50 Ryan Davis @rd11490 NBA Analytics and Visuals

    Ryan Davis provides some of the most interesting NBA analytics online, he hosts a site http://nbashotcharts.com/ where you can see visuals for shotcharts, RAPM and more.

    If you are interested in doing cool work like Ryan but don't know where to start, check out his handy github page full of tutorials.

    https://github.com/rd11490/NBA_Tutorials

    Check out his twitter profile @rd1149 and as he says don't be afraid to reach out, one of the nicest people online!

    • 26 min

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