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Do Smarter Players Win More Games?

Academic Ranking May Be Irrelevant
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
On the surface, it makes sense. There is a lot of intelligence required to be a great softball player. Being able to think through and predict possible outcomes by studying tendencies, making an intelligent guess on an upcoming pitch type, anticipating where a ball might be […]

Does Defense Win Championships?

The Right Stats Prove the Importance of Big D
By Daniel Urban
TSC Analyst/Contributor
You don’t have to be around the sporting world too long before hearing “offense wins games, defense wins championships.” And on its face, it seems plausible. If you have a great defense, your team will be in every game and have […]