The 2021-22 NFL Season Trade Deadline went out with a bang this Tuesday (11/1). A whopping 14 trades were executed around the NFL on that day alone — which CBS says is a record. Although they got the total # of trades wrong, so that… Read More »NFL Trades and their Fantasy Impact
There has been a lot of (justifiable) outrage in the wake of Deshaun Watson’s initial 6-game suspension after 24+ women accused him of alleged sexual assault and/or misconduct. After the ruling, people were quick to point out that previously, many NFL athletes had received much… Read More »Looking at Past NFL Suspensions
Fact or Fiction is a new series where I tackle popular internet narratives and use data analytics to check how true they are. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on Roe v. Wade, outraged supporters of abortion rights across the U.S. have… Read More »Fact or Fiction: Is the current Supreme Court bench illegitimate?
Note: This article is outdated. Please see here for the current iteration for the 2023 Tournament. As March Madness begins and we scramble to fill out our brackets, an interesting and important thing to keep in mind is injuries – especially injuries to key players.… Read More »Which March Madness Teams are Most Injured (2022)?
A couple days ago, I came across an article from NCAA.com about the hometowns of the some 5,000 NCAA D1 Men’s Basketball players. The post had some interesting insights, but also had a number of flaws that I thought warranted a follow-up. For starters, the… Read More »Where are NCAA D1 Men’s Basketball players from?
It seems like it’s been an eternity since the mad rush to get vaccinated in the United States. Some of us took desperate measures to skip ahead in line to get the first dose. Initially, the results were astounding — in just approximately four months,… Read More »Coronavirus Strikes Back (ft. Delta)
We’re obsessed with grouping things together. We self-select each other into groups based on which political candidate we support, which sports team we root for, and which arbitrary country we’re born in. People also spend hours on the internet arguing over “tiers”, or groupings, of… Read More »Determining NFL Quarterback Archetypes (with stats!)
The Senate is currently in intense debate regarding raising the federal minimum wage. Several potential wages have been proposed, including a $10/hour plan from Senators Romney and Cotton and a more generous $15/hour plan from the progressive Democrats. Right now the current federal minimum wage stands… Read More »The Minimum Wage, the Living Wage, and the Wardrobe
Today’s been a big day in the stock market. Lots of people have lost a lot of money, and a lot of people are understandably really upset. Here’s a quick breakdown of what’s happened so far A subreddit called /r/wallstreetbets (visit at your own peril), which has… Read More »Why isn’t Robinhood letting me trade? (hint: there’s probably not a conspiracy against you)
As you might have noticed, I post rather erratically and infrequently. There’s a lot of reasons why, but the main reason why is that writing is hard. Behind the scenes, I often spend 40+ hours on some of my blogposts between idea generation, data cleaning,… Read More »On Post Frequency