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This week, Formula One makes its debut appearance! Next are two baseball topics, one on velocity and the other on batted ball spin. Football isn't far off, and a passing chart heatmap might help in the meantime. We round it out with a take on which NBA players are over or underpaid.
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This Week's Lineup
Why Formula One’s Fastest Team Isn’t Leading The Championship
F1! I hear it's a craze. Apparently, Ferrari has not been making the most of its grid positioning.
Exit Velocity Over Expected
Exit velocity over expected (or EVOE) was made to evaluate pitchers and hitters. Analysis performed in R. Good stuff!
The Lurking Influence of Batted Ball Spin
If you’re wondering why two balls with similar exit velocities and launch angles don’t travel the same distance, batted ball spin may have a lot to do with it.
StatsBomb Passing Charts
Albeit a product demo, but an interesting way to view where each team's QB regularly throws.
Are NBA players overpaid in 2022?
An easy-to-understand approach to which NBA players are bargains for their teams and which have little ROI.
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