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The Ladies jump

One rightfully acclaimed aspect at the 2016 Canadian Nationals has got to be the ladies competition, with great performances at each level, high scoring elements and amazing mental strength exhibited by all competitors. 389 more words


statistical mediation - the concept

Warning: This is a video detailing the underlying theory and concepts of statistical mediation models. This video will not teach you how to compute mediation models or how to execute them in Mplus and/or SPSS. 15 more words


The Week In Books: February 1 - February 7

A much more “normal” (for me) week.  Lots of good stuff here – new stuff from authors I like, a new author or two and a wide range of stuff – historical fiction, contemporary women’s, detective, childrens, started some fantasy etc. 187 more words


NUmbers Guy: 'Cats break their losing streaks

After a month or so of poor play, both Northwestern men’s and women’s basketball snapped their five-game losing streaks this week. In it’s only game of the week, the men’s team topped Minnesota, which is still looking for its first Big Ten win, while the women’s team beat Illinois before falling to Rachel Banham and Minnesota in double overtime on Sunday. 699 more words


Despite what you may think, MLB umpires are getting better

People love complaining about sports officials, as you probably know. But the idea, frequently asserted but rarely corroborated, that MLB umpires are actually getting worse at their jobs has always seemed silly. 308 more words


PATCHing Teams

I explained the current PATCH methodology in my previous post. Today I’m going to do a deep dive into how PATCH views the current teams in the EPL. 1,537 more words

Stats & Analysis

Month in Review

Did you see it? I’m not talking about the Broncos beating the Panters. The Broncos were the “underdogs” so naturally I was rooting for them. Sorry Panthers. 389 more words