Race & NFL QB Bias: Does race play a role in NFL front-office decision-making about quarterbacks? The Wages of Wins seems to think so. But Brian Goff of The Sports Economist detects a different source of bias — not specifically against African-American QBs, but against mobile quarterbacks in general.
Language bias in Hall of Fame Inductions?: At this Prince of Slides post, you can check out Brian Mills’ Joint Statistical Meetings presentation poster about whether fewer Francophone players were inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame than would be predicted according to a Random Forests-based HoF probability method.