For the past 5 years, I’ve been attending the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. I started going back in 2014, when I was a senior at Boston College (and called color & play-by-play for the football and men’s basketball teams on WZBC student radio). Since then, I haven’t stopped going - and for good reason. The MIT...
Welcome, class. With the new Supreme Court law giving states the right to legalize sports betting, people can finally bet on sporting events without being in Las Vegas - something none of us could do before. Just kidding. Last year, it was estimated that illegal sports betting took a handle of $150 billion (yes, billion with a “B”), while Nevada...