Athlete Intelligence Blog

Summer Internship with an impact

8/22/17 10:00 AM / by Lidia Harding

For the past two years Athlete Intelligence has been working closely with Davidson College and Professor Dr. Tim Chartier to help expand research on data analytics. Part of Chartier's work is about finding patterns and trends in data such as differences in injury rates and head impacts from different quarters or positions in a football game.

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Ryan Mundy on Investing, Sports Technology and Giving Back to the Community

7/21/17 9:13 AM / by Lidia Harding

In response to a recent Forbes.com article on former NFL safety Ryan Mundy, Athlete Intelligence wanted to follow up with Mundy. We dug deeper into his current investing role as the Chief Strategist with Techlete Ventures, his views on the current sports technology environment and how he gives back to the community.

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Sports Data Technology Could Save Sports Teams Millions

7/6/17 8:15 AM / by David Gallaher

Sports Business Journal reports that injuries are a team’s fourth largest expense after payroll, facilities and marketing. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, injuries also waste payroll: In 2015, MLB franchises spent over $700 million on player salaries for the season’s 30,000 missed games. That estimate is based on salary payments that still must go to players who are on the disabled list and unable to play. For a team that has lost a star, it goes beyond the lost payroll and lost time to potentially affecting the overall success of the team.

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How the NFL Uses Data Analytics in the Draft

4/27/17 9:25 AM / by Lidia Harding

As the 2017 NFL draft kicks off this week, many teams are pouring over data as well as traditional scouting methods, to evaluate and choose their next big stars.

Scouting is a combination of what the coaches and scouts, see, hear and believe and these days it’s also supplemented with data and facts to help give coaches a clear picture of what a player has to offer.

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