BPI playoff chances for NBA teams
A daily look at the Basketball Power Index projections for the NBA playoffs, broken down by series.
Should NFL teams invest big money in RBs? Data says think again
The dollar numbers have gone down for free-agent running backs, and single-RB systems are going the way of the dodo. The numbers provide plenty of support for this trend.
It's time for the death of the sac bunt
In an excerpt from his book "Smart Baseball," Keith Law says every baseball fan can agree on at least one thing: The sac bunt is stupid, and it's time to let it go. Hear that, Francisco Lindor?
How did ESPN's upgraded BPI perform this college basketball season?
We examine how ESPN's upgraded college BPI performed this season. Check out how it fared compared to other prominent projection systems.
The Big Number: You can't win a championship if your defense stinks
Tom Haberstroh goes inside the numbers to reveal why it will be very difficult for Cleveland to repeat as NBA champions.
Stacking the worst classes in NFL draft history
Using advanced metrics, we identified every NFL franchise's worst draft class of all time. Then we ranked them from 1 to 32, locating the "worst of the worst."
Stacking the best classes in NFL draft history
Using advanced metrics, we identified every NFL franchise's top draft class of all time. Then we ranked them from 1 to 32.
Examining the preseason FPI 2.0 rankings
Preseason FPI now incoporates returning starters and recruiting rankings into the ratings. A look at the top 5 and biggest risers from last season.
Diving into the 2017 FPI projections
The release of FPI 2.0 includes game predictions and projections for who will win each conference. We take a look at some interesting numbers.
Think you know who's the best bargain in the NBA? We did the math to find out
The NBA had 55 players earning at least $10 million two seasons ago. The total this season with the latest CBA in place: 107. Given all this big money, who has been worth it? We crunched the numbers to find out.
NBA draft lottery odds: Where do Celtics, Lakers, Suns check in?
It's a race to the bottom! With a star-studded class on the way, teams are hoping to secure one of the top two or three picks in the 2017 draft. Where does each lottery-bound team stand?
How unlikely is South Carolina's Final Four run?
Only 2011 VCU had a lower chance to make it to the Final Four on Selection Sunday than South Carolina this year, according to BPI.