Strategy

A conversation with baseball writer Keith Law.
Chris Gorski, Editor
New research finds that shot type, referees and scorekeepers matter -- and that taking more 3-point shots shrinks it.
Marcus Woo, Contributor
New safety rules pose challenges for players and officials.
Chris Gorski, Editor
New research suggests that despite being tired, athletes can still sprint at top speed near the end of a long match.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Researchers took a detailed look at 17 years of training records for Norway's Marit Bjørgen.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Skipping regular season games may have little effect on playoff performance and injury prevention.
Marcus Woo, Contributor
Both Tour de France racers and recreational cyclists can improve performance by riding hardest into the wind.
Brian Owens, Contributor
The numbers suggest that teams tend to both punt and kick field goals too often.
Chris Gorski, Editor
When tweaking the basics may be better than massive overhauls.
Sara Rennekamp, Contributing Editor
Tonight's MLB draft gives new bonus structure a second at-bat.
Chris Gorski, Editor
At Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, presenters frequently need to convince others that their conclusions were valid.
Chris Gorski, Editor
Usually, sports drafts are exercises in talent evaluation. This year, the MLB draft is more complicated.
Chris Gorski, Editor