It’s nice to be back at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
This year’s model is the seventh edition of a conference that began in 2006 as a small gathering of likeminded folks eager to share cutting-edge analysis that would sharpen their understanding of sports, and has since exploded into a major annual industry event. Sloan 2013 boasts more than 2,700 paid attendees, representatives from more than 90 pro teams across six different sports (including 29 of 30 NBA teams; the Los Angeles Lakers, alone, appear to be unrepresented), a slew of big-name panelists and big-money sponsorship from the likes of Under Armour, StubHub and primary underwriter ESPN, spread throughout the sprawling Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Latest posts by Ball Dont Lie (see all)
- Report: Blake Griffin out 4-6 weeks after breaking hand in fight with Clippers’ staff - January 26, 2016
- Austin Rivers goes from punchline to hero for the Clippers - May 9, 2015
- NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta - March 28, 2015