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August 22, 2011

The football pythagorean expectation, and other analytics notes: From Code and Football, a look at the proper pythagorean exponent for football (among other topics).

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July 27, 2011

The 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Have Thrived Despite Middling Stats: As the WSJ’s Carl Bialik notes, a great deal of Pittsburgh’s surprising 2011 performance seems to be unsustainable.

July 26, 2011

Bochy Wins the Close Ones: At BP, Geoff Young puts the close-game performance of the 2011 Giants — and other Bruce Bochy-led teams — in historical context.

July 21, 2011

Style of play and wins: The Orlando Magic’s actual W-L always seems to fall short of their pythagorean expectation, and Matt Scribbins of Magic Basketball asks why.

July 20, 2011

Perusing one run games: THT’s Kevin Lai takes his shot at a question sabermetricians have asked for decades: how much skill is involved in winning a one-run game?

July 18, 2011

Historical Luck ($): Also at Basketball Prospectus, Dan Feldman looks at teams that benefited the most historically from luck (actual wins minus pythagorean wins).

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June 23, 2011

Pythago-raphs: A graphical look at the pythagorean expectation, from Kevin Lai of THT.

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June 21, 2011

The Mavericks and Pythagorean Wins: The Mavs overcame the scoring-differential profile of a runner-up, writes HoopData’s Matt Scribbins.

June 13, 2011

Pythagorean table for 2011 MLS Regular Season (2011-06-12): Current MLS team stats from Soccermetrics.

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May 23, 2011

Final Pythagorean tables for 2010-11: Soccermetrics’ Howard Hamilton has pythagorean tables for the 2010-11 Spanish Primera Liga, English Football League Championship, Turkish Süper Lig, Italian Serie A, and English Premier League.

May 16, 2011

Soccermetrics – Final Pythagorean tables: Howard Hamilton’s final tables for the 2011 German Bundesliga, Portuguese Primeira Liga, Greek Superleague, and Dutch Eredivisie.

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May 3, 2011

BaseRuns Standings: BtB’s Peter Hjort calculated expected W-L from BaseRuns (through April).

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