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Five fun reads this week. We reflect on how hilarious and unlucky the 2021 Nebraska Cornhuskers were, review predictions for The Open and Women's Euros, reflect on Shohei's brilliance, and are informed that NHL shootouts aren't random.
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This Week's Lineup
The Tragedy of the 2021 Nebraska Cornhuskers
The 2021 Nebraska Cornhusker season will have its place in history as one of the greatest 3-win teams. Postgame Win Probability had them with 7.6 as an expectation.
British Open 2022 Predictions
I know round 2 is well underway, but we all like predictions.
Shohei Ohtani Two-Way All Star, Again.
Ohtani's batting carried the load last year. Now it's his pitching. If only the Angels were competitive.
Predicting Women’s Euro 2022
Each graphic is based on 100,000 simulations of the entire tournament and shows the percentage chance for each outcome.
NHL shootouts aren’t random
Oldie but a goodie! If goalie performance isn’t random, then shootouts aren’t, either. Great visualizations and reasoning included.
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