Archive for June, 2012

One-Goal Games: Puck Luck, Variance & Regression?

One-Goal Games: Puck Luck, Variance & Regression?

Hockey fans, tell me if this sounds familiar: Your team fought until their knuckles bled. They scraped, clawed, and mauled over their opponents in the dying minutes. Deep in your heart you thought they could come back, that they were still in the game, but when the final horn went […]

(Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Searching For Hockey’s Tuffy Rhodes

Tuffy Rhodes hit 13 home runs in 225 games in six years in Major League Baseball. The most he hit in a single season was eight in 1994, for the Cubs. But even that season was a disappointment, as he hit three of those home runs on Opening Day against Mets […]

Draft Day for a Draftee

Draft Day for a Draftee

Do you remember your prom night? Wait—I should rephrase: do you remember your prom day? Do you remember the excitement that lasted all day? Do you remember taking a shower in the afternoon while your suit (or tux) patiently waited on a hanger? Maybe Mom helped iron your shirt? Maybe […]