Posted by Justin Kubatko on March 28, 2013
Here are a few odds & ends as we near the end of the week:
That's all for now. Please let us know if you have any comments or questions regarding these items.
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Posted by Neil on March 27, 2013
In conjunction with the NFL Draft features you can find on the P-F-R front page, we've also added Draft criteria to the Play Index Player Season Finder.
Click "[+] Show draft options" at the bottom of the form to call up a sub-menu that lets you narrow your season finder search down to the year a player was drafted, the round/pick in which he was selected, the drafting team, his college/conference, position out of college, and more.
Give it a try, and be sure to let us know if you have any questions or comments.
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Posted by Justin Kubatko on March 27, 2013
About 14 months ago we announced that we had posted copies of every box score in NBA history. However, since these box scores were scans we could not create player game logs, compute player splits, etc. As we said in that post, it is our goal to one day have all of these games in a database-friendly format.
On that note, I'm happy to announce that the work for the 1964-65 to 1975-76 NBA seasons has been completed. Please take some time to check out the box scores, player and team game logs, and player and team splits for those seasons. Keep in mind that almost all of the scanned box scores are abbreviated (i.e., they only contain field goals, free throws, and points for the players), so there will be many missing values for each game.
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Posted by Neil on March 26, 2013
Just a note that we've added the annual Draft Preview to the site, which shows the 2013 draft order along with the typical quality of players you can get at each slot (and the best players ever taken in each slot by Approximate Value).
New for 2013, we also assembled a list of 2013 draft prospects at each position, cross-linked with their stats pages (when available) at S-R/College Football.
These features go hand in hand with our Draft Section, which has results of all past drafts, and the customizable draft finder tool.
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Posted by Mike on March 22, 2013
We've added a table of NFL Draft prospects with their ages, schools, and links to their college stats (where available). If you're wondering who that guy is you've heard your team is working out, this is the place to look.
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Posted by admin on March 22, 2013
Baseball-Reference.com Search Box.
This is a very basic box, but if you like our player pages and our happy to direct your users here, we'd love to welcome them.
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Posted by Neil on March 21, 2013
Want a handy guide to each matchup of the tournament? Check out our game previews. Each contains the individual & team stats you need to know before watching the game. You can access them for the first round in the table below, and they're always available on the previews page & the main page as well.
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Posted by Neil on March 20, 2013
Want to find brackets and boxscores from past NCAA Tournaments? Check out the Postseason Section of S-R/College Basketball. There, you'll find the bracket for every NCAA tourney ever played, along with boxscores of every all-time NCAA tournament game (click the scores in the brackets to see that game's boxscore).
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Posted by Neil on March 18, 2013
Tempo-free stats have become all the rage in college basketball recently -- and why? Because they work! Reducing the influence of pace and adjusting for strength of schedule gives a clearer picture of which teams are truly the best in the country, which will help you make better NCAA Tournament picks. That's why we list our own version of schedule-adjusted, tempo-free ratings on our yearly Ratings pages.
Here are this year's top 40 teams:
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Posted by Neil on March 13, 2013
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