Wednesday, December 16, 2015

FiveThirtyEight Publishes Articles on Ultimate

Yesterday, FiveThirtyEight published not one, but two, articles about the sport of ultimate. 538 is owned by ESPN, which is Disney-owned. The two articles appeared in their "Sports" section.

A Plea For More Frisbee Data From A U.S. Ultimate Coach
by Jody Avirgan

Ultimate Frisbee Is In The Dark Ages Of Analytics — And It Wants To Escape
by Carl Bialik
538 articles tagged as "Ultimate Frisbee"
In 538's existence, here's a chart to understand their coverage for the sport of ultimate:

Without proper data (collection), analysis cannot happen. Looking forward to additional coverage by 538 n the future.

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