Sports Analytics: The Road to $1 Billion (Predicting the first $1 Billion Dollar Salaried Athlete)

In the past 10 years, or more specifically since the new television deals were inked, Professional Sports Athletes have seen dramatic increases in salaries, signing bonuses and overall cash compensation. In the last year, we’ve seen a $300 million contract in Baseball (Giancarlo Stanton), and 3 $200 million contracts in Basketball (Steph Curry, James Harden, […]

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Black Friday 2016: Use these tools to search through the MASSIVE amount of deals this year

Last year, a BFAds.net forum member scraped Black Friday Ad information from store’s ads to create an amazingly useful dataset. I added a couple pieces of information (like original price) to put together a great tool to choose which TV is the best deal on Black Friday (link here). This year, a Slickdeals forum member […]

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Black Friday 2016: Best Electronics (TVs & Tablets) Available [Tool]

Click Here To Return To The Black Friday Tool Repository Tool 1: Tablets – Step-By-Step Guide (Click the Thumbnail to go to the full sized tool) Search for either an individual brand or stores (that might be near you) Choose what matters most to you (Price, Savings, etc.) You can see both the best deals, […]

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Tableau Conference 2016 – 15 Top Tableau Features coming out of Devs On Stage & Opening Keynote #Data16

Based on crowd cheers (and enthusiastic they were), I compiled a list of the best new features (and fixes), Enjoy! [Devs on Stage] Automatic Alignment, Margins, Padding on Dashboards By far the biggest cheers of the day bringing the Powerpoint style formatting tools to dashboards [Devs on Stage] PDF Connector Cheers even before the explanation […]

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How Many Kills Does Your Favorite ‘Supernatural’ Character Have?

Supernatural is the longest sci-fi show of all-time. Starting all the way back in 2005, the series follows Sam and Dean Winchester trying to avenge their mother and father’s death…and then stir “shit” up before fixing that “shit”. The initial seasons were fantastic, but the middle seasons (6-9) caused a lot of loyal viewers to […]

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Smokers can leave up to $6 Million on the table by spending their money on Cigarettes

Have you seen the new #Squadless commercials the Anti-Smoking Groups released the past couple weeks across the U.S? If not, they are pretty funny (Commercial Here), and just one of many TV spots that have been very effective in reducing smoking over the past decade (I Think We All Remember the “Skin Tax” one). Their […]

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Tennis’ U.S. Open has seen almost 300% increases in prize money over the last 10 years

The U.S. Open just ended this past weekend, with Stan Wawrinka and Angelique Kerber winning a record $3.5 MILLION EACH, the highest total won as an individual in sports history (not including Boxing). I’ve been playing and enjoying tennis since I was 2 years old, but have not followed rankings and winnings since the early […]

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