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August 26, 2011

A look at team baserunning: At ESPN, Christina Kahrl takes a tour through the advanced team baserunning stats.

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August 23, 2011

Leaderboards of Pleasure – 8/22/11: At Fangraphs, check out Carson Cistulli’s latest rankings of the teams/players that sabermetrically-inclined fans will enjoy.

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August 16, 2011

Leaderboards of Pleasure – 8/15/11: Which players and teams have risen to the top of Carson Cistulli’s latest NERD rankings?

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August 9, 2011

Phillies among NL’s greatest ever?: With the Phillies on pace for 105 wins, ESPN’s David Schoenfield compares them to other NL teams that reached the 105-win mark in the past.

August 2, 2011

The Last Playoff Ranking: At Wages of Wins Journal, Arturo Galletti ranks every playoff team relative to how they either lost to the Mavericks or lost to a team that lost to the Mavs.

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July 28, 2011

NFL Under-25 Organization Rankings ($): FO’s Danny Tuccitto ranks every NFL team based on how they acquire and cultivate young talent.

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July 27, 2011

CONCACAF Club/League Coefficients, 2011-07-26 version: Soccermetrics’ Howard Hamilton released his preseason club and country coefficients for the 2011-12 CONCACAF Champions League.

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Role Players: HP’s Matthew Coller looks at the teams that got the most and least GVT out of their “role players” in 2011, and ranks the best and worst role players of the year.

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July 25, 2011

Leaderboards of Pleasure – 7/25/11: From Fangraphs, Carson Cistulli’s latest NERD rankings identifies teams and players you (as a stathead) will enjoy.

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July 20, 2011

Leaderboards of Pleasure – 7/18/11: Carson Cistulli’s latest rankings at Fangraphs — which teams and players should the modern saber-fan enjoy most?

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July 18, 2011

Team Corsi Ratings: More Corsi ratings from The Puck Stops Here — this time, a ranking of 2011 teams according to raw Corsi, a.k.a. the difference between a team’s shot attempts for and against.

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Points Scored Off Turnovers in the NBA in 2010-11: The data — conveniently alongside pace factor — for every 2011 team, courtesy of Weak Side Awareness.

Biggest Improvements This Season (So Far): There’s a Stat For That lists the teams whose 2011 winning percentages outpace their 2008-2010 averages by the widest margins.

July 14, 2011

YAC attack, part two — Breaking down the teams: This time around, CHFF’s Eric Frenz looks at team yardage after the catch. Which teams’ systems are set up to generate a lot of YAC?

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Peripatetic Kings are most difficult NBA team to root for: The Business Journals ranked NBA teams according to a “fan difficulty index”. The Lakers are the easiest team to root for, while the Kings grade out as the toughest team to support.

July 13, 2011

Crude Team Ratings at the All-Star Break: From Walk Like a Sabermetrician, Patriot’s 1st-half “Crude Team Ratings”.

July 5, 2011

Which Team is the Most Popular in Baseball?: BtB’s Dave Gershman attempts to answer the question using Google hits as the metric of choice.

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July 1, 2011

2011 BsRized Standings, June Update: BtB’s Peter Hjort calculated BaseRuns scored/allowed for every team in the 2011 season to date.

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June 29, 2011

Formation Analysis – Empty Backfields: More formation data from FO’s Aaron Schatz, this time looking at the most frequent and best practitioners of the empty set.

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June 20, 2011

Lockout sure to burn blitzing, complex defenses: Writing for NBC Sports, FO’s Mike Tanier devised a “simplicity score” for defenses, to measure which teams will be hurt most by the lack of team preparation time during the lockout.

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June 17, 2011

National Championships by Sport: From SportsDelve.com’s Andrew McKillop, a list of teams that have won the most NCAA/NAIA National Championships in each sport.

Ultimate Team Rankings – All Sports: Here’s the 2011 edition of ESPN’s annual Ultimate Standings, a fan-friendliness ranking of all teams in North America’s big 4 sports.

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June 16, 2011

Updated Hollinger Finals Rankings ($) John Hollinger has updated his lists of the best historical individual Finals performances and Finals teams.

June 14, 2011

Analyzing the top 10 most disappointing playoff teams of the past 25 years ($): Writing at ESPN Insider, Mike Tanier ranks the biggest NFL playoff disappointments.

June 13, 2011

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

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June 10, 2011

Team Counts of Broken Tackles 2010: Which teams allowed the most broken tackles last year? FO’s Aaron Schatz has the data.

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June 8, 2011

Rays Team Fielding – Best Since 2008?: At The Book, Tango notes that Tampa has MLB’s best Fielding Bible defensive runs saved total since 2008.

June 7, 2011

Interactive Team Comparison Tool: Another neat tool at Beyond the Box Score — Bill Petti set up an interactive graph featuring 2011 team offensive and defensive indices.

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May 27, 2011

Bayesian Power Ratings: NBA Finals Edition: Daniel Myers’ pre-Finals team ratings at DStats.

BBR Rankings: Pre-Finals Schedule-Adjusted NBA Offensive and Defensive Power Ratings: Neil Paine delivers BBR’s last set of power ratings before the Finals.

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May 25, 2011

Why Alabama, not Oklahoma, should be preseason No. 1: SI’s Stewart Mandel uses some Football Outsiders metrics to make the case that ‘Bama should be #1.

Owner Rankings: Jim Caple of ESPN.com ranks MLB owners from 1 to 30.

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May 17, 2011

The top 10 most disappointing teams of the past 25 years: At ESPN, Sean McCormick of Football Outsiders gives his list of the most disappointing teams.

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May 13, 2011

BBR Rankings: Memphis and OKC aren’t quite finished, but Neil Paine has BBR Rankings that almost include all of the 2nd-round results.

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May 11, 2011

Greatest Team in NFL History Debate: A team GOAT debate at NFL Minds, between the 1985 Bears and 1962 Packers.

May 7, 2011

The Greatest Team in Baseball History: From Bill James Online, Part I & Part II of Bill’s series on the greatest teams of all-time.

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April 29, 2011

BBR Rankings: Neil Paine of BBR has schedule-adjusted power rankings through the (almost-completed) 1st round.

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April 26, 2011

Is it too Late for the Spurs?: Wayne Winston of Mathletics thinks so, but he uses +/- to show that it didn’t have to be that way. Also of note: Winston’s playoff team ratings.

April 21, 2011

Team Expected Scoring – Final Regular Season Numbers

Ian Levy of Hickory High applies his expected scoring metric to teams. Link

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Playoff RAPM Power Rankings

BBR’s Neil Paine applies plus-minus ratings to each team’s distribution of minutes in the playoffs. Link

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April 14, 2011

Final BBR Rankings

Neil Paine presents BBR’s final regular-season ratings. Link

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April 11, 2011

Hockey Numbers Playoff summaries

Stat-based NHL playoff previews from Hockey Numbers. Link

April 8, 2011

BBR Rankings (April 8, 2011)

Neil Paine delivers Basketball-Reference’s newest power rankings. Link

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