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Three Columns for the Price of One Email!

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving, to those who celebrated. Happy Last Thursday of November, to those who didn't. Anyway, I slacked off on the emails last week. Here's everything I've written recently: -

What if We Designed Soccer from Scratch?

Friday, November 17, 2023

Soccer is broken. Not the kicking-of-the-ball-can't-use-your-hands part; that's beautiful, always has been. Ok, maybe not always; early versions of soccer were brutal and ugly, an expression of

Who Are the Most Important Players in the Premier League?

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

My latest column for ESPN is up. I continued my crusade in support of the idea that “soccer teams win soccer games because of the quality of their soccer players”. In this one, I identified the Premier

I Talked to the Theoretical Physicist Who Helped Save Liverpool

Friday, November 10, 2023

I finally got in touch with Liverpool's former Head of Research, Ian Graham. We talked about how the club used his and his team's data to win every possible trophy, how the rest of the sport is

Why You Don't Want Another Erling Haaland

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

My latest column for ESPN is up. Inspired by a recent conversation, I tried to identify European soccer's “triple threats”: The other day, I spoke to someone who helped build a team that won the

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