The Top Ten Worst Attended NCAA Basketball Games This Year

10: University of Illinois-Chicago vs Yale, November 21. 173 fans in attendance. (Men Against Breast Cancer Classic):  This is the first of many “Classics” that we will see in this list.  With only 173 people in attendance, you have to wonder how well the economics of some of these tournaments work (okay, okay, it’s television rights). …

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Weird Baseball: The Most Nightmarish AL Playoff Scenario Imaginable

  It’s that time of the year again: we’re roughly 75% through with the baseball season, and it’s time to talk playoff scenarios.  While visions of magic numbers dance through many fans’ heads, the MLB will undoubtedly be lamenting (behind closed doors, of course) the lack of large market teams that are on pace to …

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Coyotes – Stars game to end the season could see numerous tactical surprises

Hockey isn’t known for it’s tactics.  Sure, the nuances of the dump and chase are lost on many, but as a whole, it’s largely considered an “action” sport rather than much of a “tactical” one.  That’s an unfair assessment somewhat, but unlike other sports, hockey doesn’t rely as much on “matchups” or “eating up the …

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Official AMSTS Computer Rankings 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament Odds

With two of the first four games complete, here are the official (wins method) predictions for favorites in the NCAA tournament.  Unsurprisingly, we see an undefeated Wichita State at number one, a choice which the points method finds foolish (Wichita State being ranked 19th in the points ranking system). Beyond that, there are few surprises, …

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