NFL Analytics: Exploring Early-Season Defensive EPA with nflfastR

Long story, short: I am a big Pittsburgh Steelers fan. I grew up about 45 minutes outside of Pittsburgh. My father worked in the steel mills his entire life. There was really no other option for me in terms of my fandom. Because of that, I usually gravitate towards working with the Pittsburgh Steelers when …

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Sports Analytics: The Ultimate Guide To Learn and Break Into The Field

Sports Analytics: An Introduction Sports analytics is becoming an incredibly popular avenue for my students to break into the industry. And it doesn’t seem like this firehose of excitement is going to end anytime soon. Case in point: I spend countless Saturday mornings during the Fall and Spring semesters meeting with potential students and their …

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