Big data and football’s search for the Holy Grail
Luis Suarez's transfer value has doubled since the striker joined Liverpool from Dutch club Ajax in 2011.
November 6th, 2013
12:35 PM ET

Big data and football’s search for the Holy Grail

It’s football’s eternal search for the transfer market’s Holy Grail.

To discover a way where the numbers add up - and just as importantly to correctly interpret those numbers - and cheaply sign a player who goes on to become a star for your team, or someone you sell for a lot of money.

Many have tried and many have failed in trying to bring precision to this imprecise science. FULL POST

November 4th, 2013
12:22 PM ET

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November 4th, 2013
12:00 PM ET

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Nine reasons the ATP World Tour Finals is the best tournament of the year
Six-time grand slam champion Novak Djokovic walked away with the title in 2012. (Getty Images)
November 4th, 2013
11:21 AM ET

Nine reasons the ATP World Tour Finals is the best tournament of the year

While the Australian Open embodies the spirit of a brand new season, Roland Garros has the charm of Paris in the springtime, Wimbledon has all the history and tradition, and the U.S. Open has the rowdy New York crowd ...  for me, as a tennis fan, nothing compares to the ATP World Tour Finals.

Here are nine reasons why the season-ending showpiece at London's O2 Arena is unrivalled by any other event on the tennis calendar: FULL POST

November 3rd, 2013
04:00 PM ET

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