137th issue.

Predictions for the 2024 Masters are made using the FRACAS model. A critique of using straight field goal percentages in basketball is presented, advocating for effective field goal percentage. The NBA's new 65-game minimum for award eligibility is examined, questioning its necessity and impact on MVP voting trends. Mookie Betts showcases exceptional hitting and defensive skills in the early games of the season. The complex process of making a jump shot is analyzed through physical modeling and data assimilation techniques to optimize training strategies.


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"‘What a stupid I am.’"

Roberto De Vicenzo

On signing for a par at 17 instead of a birdie and missing out on an 18-hole play-off with Bob Goalby in 1968

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