Twenty-fifth issue. Halfway to some paltry 50 Cent dad jokes.

This issue dabbles a bit more into what's timely, starting with a review of Buster Posey's career and how he stacks up versus the rest of the great catchers. It's never fun seeing another Patrick struggle, but Mahomes is doing just that, so naturally, 538 has the insight. Next up, soccer, and we dig in on a Goal Difference Added metric, followed by how to create ELO ratings for college football and another model from 538, this time for NBA players.


This Week's Lineup

Weekly Unexpected Quote

“Life consists of two dates with a dash in between. Make the dash count.”

Stuart Scott

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