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The Method to the Madness

I have been doing my own home cooked rankings for various sports for years, from poker power rankings to NFL playoff probabilities to my own strokes gained golf spreadsheet.  420 more words

CAA 2017 Atlanta call for sessions closes tomorrow

If you have not done so already, time to submit your session proposal for next year’s CAA conference in Atlanta.The deadline is the 26th of August, tomorrow. 20 more words

Past Performance is Not an Indicator of Future Outcomes for 92.7% of Mutual Funds

“Past performance is not an indicator of future outcomes.”

That’s a variation of a disclaimer you’ll see in mutual fund marketing materials.

“Yet, due to either force of habit or conviction, investors and advisors consider past performance and related metrics to be important factors in fund selection,” S&P’s Aye Soe writes. 385 more words

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200 Years of The Nutcracker: Call for Papers

(please note: this event is not hosted by Nineteenth-Century Studies at ARU, but we are looking forward to attending it!)

Date: Saturday 3 December 2016… 193 more words

Anglia Ruskin University

CFA: The 10th Anniversary Summit on Communication and Sport

The International Association for Communication and Sport (IACS) is hosting the 10th Summit on Communication and Sport. The Summit is scheduled for March 30 – April 2, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. 52 more words

Sports Studies

CfP: Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, March 14, 2017

Deadline: December 1, 2016

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

SPECIAL THEME: PHILOSOPHY OF/AND EDUCATION
The educational reforms of the early modern period had a substantial impact on philosophy, not only through the ways in which future philosophers were educated — for instance, Descartes’s education in the new Jesuit paradigm — but also in informing philosophical discussion about learning and education, including about just in what learning consists, who is capable of learning, the best methods of learning, educational institutions, tools for both theoretical and moral education, and other topics.  131 more words