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The sport's back.
Jun 11, 2021 by Charlie Eisenhood in Opinion with 0 comments
FiveThirtyEight Talks Ultimate Analytics On Podcast
FiveThirtyEight, which published a pair of features about ultimate last month, continued the discussion on the site’s Hot Takedown podcast.
Jan 6, 2016 by Charlie Eisenhood in Livewire, Video with 0 comments
Five Thirty Eight Dives Deep On Lack Of Analytics In Ultimate
Can the analytics movement in ultimate breathe new life?
Dec 15, 2015 by Charlie Eisenhood in Analysis with 3 comments
Wall Street Journal Features Ultiworld Stats On Front Page
The Wall Street Journal ran a front page story about ultimate's advanced analytics, pioneered by Ultiworld's Sean Childers and Jeremy Weiss.
Jul 9, 2014 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 11 comments
Goals And Assists? Who Cares: Why You Should Take A Team Approach To Statistics
I originally wrote this statistics primer for was introducing the sabermetric approach, of statistically understanding baseball, to the masses.
Aug 26, 2013 by Brett Matzuka in Analysis with 10 comments
Quantifying Player Value: Introducing ‘Expected Contribution’ And Ranking The 2013 NexGen Team
No one in Ultimate seriously believes simple statistics like goals, assists, or blocks fairly measure a player’s overall worth. But our new 'expected contribution' statistic - which summarizes each player’s involvement in one overall number -- is a first serious attempt to do exactly this.
Aug 13, 2013 by Sean Childers, Jeremy Weiss and Husayn Carnegie in Analysis
How Do We Define Good Defense?
When we talk, think, and strategize about Ultimate, defensive skill sometimes takes a back seat to offensive play. But we have begun to search for new ways to quantify good defense. Here we introduce one of those: the Ultiworld D rating.
Jul 1, 2013 by Sean Childers and Kahyee Fong in Analysis with 28 comments
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