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RT : Kevin Durant now has 9 40-point games this season. LeBron James has scored 40+ points only once.
Two reasons for Syracuse to feel good about a close finish:
1) Tyler Ennis -
2) C.J. Fair - VIDEO VIDEO
Wichita State has an 85.5% chance of finishing the regular season undefeated, while Syracuse has only a 15.1% chance. (Via )
that's why I drafted him!
Duke averages 122.9 points per 100 possessions, best in the nation. (via )
LOL! Great Career! RT : with a name like BRICKman, makes sense he an assists leader
what is the most points scored w/o an assist in NBA history? Seriously
Let's compare major records of and at age 38 (courtesy ) -- pretty similar
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RT : Jim Caldwell has more career playoff wins (2) than the organization over the last 55 years combined (1-10 ).
More genius from : Lynch success rushing didn’t open up play-action game for Russell Wilson.He was 0-for-5 on play-action
Puncheon's penalty miss was so bad, it barely registers on the radar (red dot, upper left)
Before the tonight, check out the must-know numbers, courtesy of »
My network colleagues thought you would enjoy seeing this, which apparently ran on Sportscenter this wknd
Before Heat-Pacers (7 ET, ESPN/WatchESPN), takes a look at Paul George's impact on both ends:
This is bad.
RT Geno Smith has a QBR of 4.3 since Week 8. Every one of the other 32 qualified QBs has a QBR of at least 20.
Chicago Bulls, last 3 seasons (via )
• With Derrick Rose: 37-13 (.740 win pct.)
• Without Rose: 64-46 (.582 win pct.)
Tony Romo has led 11 game-winning drives in 4th quarter or OT last 3 seasons. That's the MOST in NFL during that time. (via )
From : This loss to FCS Georgia Southern is 's 1st to a current FCS school since 1946 against Villanova.
RT : Carlos Hyde -- 1st player at ANY school to rush for 1,000 yds in a single season under Urban Meyer
“: Frank Kaminsky joined Chris Kaman last night as only D-I 7-footers in the past 15 yrs to score 40 in a game” cudos Asst GC
“: The Cardinals defense leads the NFC in passes defended or intercepted this season with 55 (63 last season)” <-
From : Christian Ponder has 5th-best QBR in the NFL from the shotgun in the last 3 weeks. Has looked more comfortable there.
MT Duke's DeVon Edwards had 3 TD - 2 INTs & a KO. He's the only FBS player in last 10 yrs w/ 3 non-offensive TD in a game.
MT Duke's DeVon Edwards had 3 TD - 2 INTs & a KO. He's the only FBS player in last 10 yrs w/ 3 non-offensive TD in a game.
Johnny Football is the 1st SEC QB in the last ten seasons to throw 4 passing TDs in 4 straight games. (via )
HISTORY! Georgia QB Aaron Murray passes Danny Wuerffel for most career Pass TD in SEC history. (via )
FSU has scored on FBS-high 64% of its drives; Miami allows points on 20% (8th in FBS).
Big ups to and all the researchers who contribute to for making us smarter on
Ouch,very hot RT : Check out the shooting chart for Klay Thompson ”
From , David Ortiz is 5-for-5 on the first 2 pitches of an at bat in this World Series (all 5 hits are against fastballs).
Josh Freeman had 16 overthrown passes Monday night vs NYG.
Peyton Manning has 16 overthrown passes THIS SEASON
In back-to-back home games yet! RT : Red Sox: 1st team ever w 2 game-tying/go-ahead slams in 7th inn or later in 1 postseason
65 strikeouts. 2 walks. Right! RT : Since July 1, opposing hitters are 17-for-162 with 65 strikeouts and 2 walks vs Koji Uehara
Per , first week since September 2007 that had five AP top-10 teams lose. It did feel a lot like '07 today,
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According to , snap 19 game losing streak to AP ranked opponents.
The pretty boys get the riches and PR love but great sports TV does not work without people like :
Marcus Mariota leads the nation in opponent-adjusted QBR (97.0) this season and has yet to commit a turnover.
Is Kobe Bryant underrated? Here's what the stats say (via ):
Omen? RT STL-LAD was the 13th time an LCS opener went to extras. The prev. 12 winners of that game went on to win the series
As recently as 2008, 14 NFL teams still used fullbacks. Now? Two. with last rites:
Baylor’s average TD drive is 1:18, the fastest in the FBS. (via )
Thanks for that. RT : Evan Longoria enters today with 5 postseason HR vs the Red Sox. Only Jim Thome (7) has more.
If you don't already, please follow . They work like maniacs and produce a metric ton of quality content during playoff time.
Thanks to in wild card era pitchers on 3 days rest 4.60 ERA over 84 starts. 4 days rest? 3.58 ERA.
1st Conference Power Rankings:
4. Big 12
5. Big Ten
However, Pac-12 North > SEC West:
Elias Sports y deben tener muy buena info en los próximos minutos
Raise your hand if you forgot that QBR is a statistic that ESPN pulled out of their ass.
RT : If Peyton Manning remains on his current pace, he'd finish the season with 6,096 Pass yds, 64 Pass TD and 0 interceptions
Wisconsin is on pace to have three 1,000 yard rushers. The only other FBS program to do that was Nevada in 2009. (via )
MT “: Tonight is the Bears 4th game with multiple def TD since last year. The other teams have 10 combined.”
Ohio State/Louisville combine for 148 POINTS today.
Florida A&M/Florida International combine for 110 YARDS. (via )
ESPN's Micah Adams followed up on Clock Games (from my Week 3 picks column). 91 Colts + 77 Pack had most ever: 10.
North Dakota marks the 32nd state GameDay has visited.
Comparing their first 7 starts, Kevin Hogan has a 66.9 QBR, completing 68% while Andrew Luck had a 71.5 QBR, completing 58% ()
From , Hunter Pence's ridiculous heat map for the past week:
Chris Davis joins Babe Ruth and Albert Belle as only players in MLB history w/ has 50 HR & 40 2B in a season. (via )
De’Anthony Thomas is averaging 10.4 yards per carry outside the tackles for his career.
Fernandez is talented, no doubt. What stands out to me is he has FUN playing ! Beyond talent, I believe it's a vital trait.
From Researcher : ACC is 2-2 against the SEC this season despite having the lower ranked (or unranked) team in every matchup
Well done ... barely 10 minutes in & 's new star gets airtime.
Freaky: The 34-minute weather delay in same length of delay in Super Bowl outage (h/t )
The world is ending RT The 34-minute weather delay in the opener? The same length of the delay in last season's Super Bowl
In the last two seasons, UM RB Duke Johnson has six rushes of 50 or more yards, most among active FBS players. (ESPN Stats and Info)
Palmer preview? RT : Andrew Luck's average throw in 2012 traveled 10 yards downfield, further than any other QB
ESPN analytics rate Oregon's Week 1 offensive output best in the nation: OC Scott Frost killin' it out of the gate.
Nice airtime for longtime sr researcher just now. Core member of the show most fans don't know.
Love that our Researchers are getting airtime on !
RT : Bryce Harper: 41st career HR, 3rd-most in MLB history before turning 21 via (Mel Ott 61, Tony Conigliaro 56)
Greinke pitching WAR: 1.6. Greinke hitting WAR: 1.0. MT Zack Greinke 1.41 ERA since 7/8. Clayton Kershaw 1.56 ERA since 7/8.
Cool note from : Since 2011, have allowed 3.6 yards per rush with Nick Fairley on the field and 5.4 w/out.
Nice to see going bilingual with the new account.
trying to, uh, dodge their 1st 2-game losing streak since 6/21. says 20 of other 29 teams have lost 5+ in row since!
Thanks to for the help on that Murray item. He can join a very small group if passes for 3K yds again.
Thanks for the WS title! “: Charlie Manuel is out as Phillies manager; won 780 games, most in franchise history.”
ESPN Stats/Info: During the Tigers' recent 10-game home win streak, they have outscored their opponents 57-11.
How can you take Julio ahead of him? RT was targeted on an NFL-high 40% of his team’s total attempts.
Last year averaged 1 play per 20.5 secs... Nearly 5 secs faster than the fastest tempo in the NFL (). via
14th start for Harvey this year allowing 1 or 0 runs, most in MLB according to
Good, quick look at Eric Hosmer's turnaround by our friend Mark Simon at from last night:
"Remember, it's not a lie.." Definitely my all time favorite George line.
Defined his world view.
That last stat via --still the best in the business, at what they do....
Patrick Ewing was born on this date in 1962. He ranks 18th in NBA history in points scored for his career (24,815)
RT : Besides Johnny Manziel, has 6 other QBs on roster. Only Matt Joeckel has thrown a pass in college (11 attempts)
Alex Rodriguez is 13 HR shy of tying Willie Mays on the all-time list. If he ties Mays, he'll get a $6 million bonus. (via )
Thanks! Knew I could count on you guys! Lol
Okay. and made a trending topic in the US. beep beep, robot said.
Alabama's projected 2013 starting offensive lineup
Currently at 14 RT : Brett Gardner averages the most pitches per plate appearance on the Yankees (4.17)
11 years - and 5 mph- agp! RT : Bartolo Colon: 3rd shutout of season, matching career-high for season that he set in 2002
Thank you. Labor of love. Trying to emulate ESPN Stats & Info
From : most pitches in no hitter, Edwin Jackson's 149 in 2010.
you're the reason why I love sports
Before losing to Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva had won a UFC record 10 straight title defenses. (via )
Follow ? Love the Charlotte, NC area? Check this out: RT : HOT JOB: PT Researcher
Do 5:46, then we'll talk. RT/: Djokovic - del Potro match at 4 hour, 25 minute mark - longest semifinal in history
ESPN Stats & Info, is now trending in
“: . explores the science behind Joey Chestnut's domination.”AMAZING & DISGUSTING "talent"
Nugget from : Dwight Howard had 187 dunks last season; Mavs had 196.
Brad Stevens' 166 wins is the D-I record for the MOST wins in a coach's first 6 seasons at a school (via ).
Former RB Michael Dyer expresses desire to play football again. Story:
Crazy stat from : Manny Machado has the most EVER multi-hit games before turning 21 (50). Previous record? Ty Cobb with 40
22% (2-9) RT Would love to know what Tony Parker shot in Games 6/7 when defended by LeBron. Guess? 20%.
Love the job does. Would love to know what Tony Parker shot in Games 6/7 when defended by LeBron. Guess? 20%.
RT : Brady has converted on 49 straight 3rd-and-1/4th-and-1 rushes. Last stopped in Week 4 of 2005.
credit is divided based on yards at catch. why should QB get same credit for long TD on screen as opposed to long TD on bomb?
RT Last hat trick to clinch Cup Final berth b4 Patrick Kane? Wayne Gretzky 4 's Kings in '93 ().
Guess what ! and made a trending topic in America ! I should know, I'm a robot
cc: MT have a doozy of "Did You Know" on Marlins/Mets ... back to 1884!
He is the best “: sounds like you have been reading tips from ”
Required pre-game reading. RT : preview, with Clint Dempsey's scoring & SPI odds:
- A head scratcher. Unfortunately, for the US the folks at SPI are pretty thorough.
ICYMI, Chris Davis feature has GIFs, magic, Pedro Cerrano, and Big Pun.
Things I learned during our NBA draft meeting (H/T Malzewski).None of last 37 players originally drafted by Dallas currently on its roster.
Miguel Cabrera batea sus jonrones de una forma diferente esta temporada.
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SHOTS FIRED RT : the king of "we are hearing...." With ESPN front page on computer screen
RT : Kobe Bryant gets most of the attention, but Tim Duncan's career stacks up well. A closer look:
Via , Heat were 1-7 from the field with 2 TO in clutch time (5 min. or less, score within 5 points).
And doing his damage inside RT : Roy Hibbert is averaging 22.8 points and 12 rebounds in this series.
The answer is Tayshaun Prince. RT : Hey how about a breakdown of who has caused Z-Bo to shoot 30% in this series?
Hey how about a breakdown of who on San Antonio has caused Zach Randolph to shoot 30% (coming into game 4) in this series?
Hibbert effect? RT : This is the 1st time in LeBron's career that he had 2 turnovers in the final minute of a playoff game.
RT : This is the 1st time in LeBron James' career that he had 2 turnovers in the final minute of a playoff game.
ESPNSIG: 1-2 with 4 turnovers driving to basket with on-court; 4-5 with no turnovers without Hibbert on the court.
ESPNSIG: 1-2, 4 perdidas atacando aro con en cancha; 4-5 sin perdidas atacando el aro sin Hibbert en cancha.
MT : LeBron: 1-for-2 with 4 turnovers on drives to basket with Hibbert on court, 4-for-5, no turnovers with Hibbert off court
Um RT : LeBron: 1-for-2 with 4 turnovers on drives with Roy Hubert on court, 4-for-5, no turnovers with Hibbert off court
Oh. MT : LeBron: 1-for-2 w/ 4 turnovers on drives to basket with Hibbert on court; 4-for-5, no turnovers w/ Hibbert off court
Says : Harrison Barnes first rook to average 16 PPG & 6 RPG in single postseason (min. 10 games) since in '90
from A LeBron James team has never lost a playoff game in which they've led by at least 18 points...29-0
! RT : LB Rolando McClain retires after 3 seasons. 8th overall pick in 2010 had (cont)
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That's amazing. RT : In his last 8 games, Jason Kidd has 0 Pts on 0-16 FG and 0-10 3-pt FG in 177 minutes.
Seems like Paul George is doing a solid job on Carmelo Anthony. Per , Melo is shooting 34% when guarded by George this series.
Josh Hamilton has driven in Albert Pujols just once all season. (Via )
Got my answer.. Not from or but from trusty
Great (!) Stat Manu, Duncan & Parker have 91 playoff wins together. Bird-McHale-Parish had 92.
WHYYY RT : Klay Thompson's 29 points are the most in a half of a playoff game by any player against the Spurs in Popovich era.
RT : Klay Thompson's 29 points are the most in a half of a playoff game by any player against the Spurs in Popovich era.
Well then. RT : Durant is 4-for-4 attempting go-ahead FG's in final 24 secs of 4th Q last 2 playoffs; rest of NBA is 2-for-23.
Mark Simon's breakdown on R.A. Dickey: He's lost some velocity.
Roar Lions Roar RT Columbia swept Dartmouth in Ivy League championship series to clinch 1st spot in NCAA Baseball Tournament.
Yikes. RT : Celtics have more turnovers (16) than made shots (15) through 3 quarters vs Knicks.
RT : LeBron now has as many MVPs as Kobe, Iverson, Shaq and Dirk combined.
Here’s a look at Mike Napoli’s big night… Napoli was the only player in last 8 years to hit two 460+-ft HR in a game.
Ok when was the last time two road teams facing elimination in a 7 game series won on the same night??
ESPN Stats & Information's "goal tracking application,"'a tool used to store NHL statistics. What follows are some of its findings.
Trumbo hits a monster HR, here it is: () says 475 feet, tied with Rizzo as longest of season.
Here's KD's Game 4 shot chart so far (via ) ”
Interesting tidbit from Matt Barkley fumbled fewer times over his entire 4yr USC career than Vick did in 10 games last year
closer Mariano Rivera has 9 saves in April, the most he's ever had in that month (ht )
Food for though: Per , Carmelo is operating in isolation on 43% of his possessions in the playoffs & shooting 31% in ISO plays
ESPN Stats & Info, is now trending in
RT : had 6 defensive players drafted, the most by any school in the first 3 rounds in a single draft.
Today's podcast. and I look at what next-level numbers say about Verlander, Fowler, Dunn, Machado, etc.
Not exactly comforting RT : Dion Jordan is 3rd Oregon player taken No. 3 overall (Joey Harrington, Akili Smith)
ESPN Research & strive to make ESPN’s 34th telecast a success. Senior researcher shares how:
Our folks like are some of the real MVPs of 's coverage.
Not a good sign for - teams up 2-0 in NBA Playoff history win series 94% of the time.
Now I'm more depressed. MT : Celtics shot 19.4% in 2nd half of Game 2 - worst FG pct in any half over last 15 postseasons.
No NFL players with $90-100M contracts actually have made that, Favre closest w/ $74.5M from 2001 contract:
Darrelle Revis has his work cut out for him: Via , the Bucs allowed 203.7 yds/gm to opposing WRs last season, most in the NFL.
Today's podcast. KC GM Dayton Moore on makeover,ESPN Researcher talks about Cain/Price/Hamels peripherals.
: on Jeter and if he can bounce back with + Dayton Moore on trading Will Meyers:
Story on how enters entire NFL league schedule. Speedy work from this team last night.
ESPN’s Stats & Analysis team () delivers 2013 in ‘record’ time:
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Schedule facts: have NFL's most difficult October sked (.672 opp winning pct.) and easiest December sked (.375), per .
860. RT : Alright everybody I'm gonna try for the scoring title tonight. Can somebody do the math on how many points I need?
Great tidbit from - Mariano Rivera's 611th save came against a team that has 606 saves in franchise history!
ESPSIG: have not made the playoffs in only 3 of past 37 seasons. After each of the 3 failures, they made a coaching change.
Will this change today? RT : Tiger Woods: has never won major when trailing after 54 holes
Playoffs & Team USA time, according to , have added extra 3.2 seasons to career of . Lifetime total: 54,710 minutes
Kobe Bryant is now averaging 29.7 points in 15 games in the second game of a back-to-back via .
Would you tell people why you got the tattoo so they stop asking.
Cavs blew 20-point lead w/9 min. left to Pacers tonight. NBA teams had been 4,382-1 when up 20+ with 9 min. left ()
Kinda like Spike Albrecht points RT : Michigan has no second-chance points in 2nd half, had 13 in 1st half
Official PTI stance: made shots > missed shots. RT Louisville and Michigan are combined 13-for-21 from 3-point range tonight.
RT This was a rough day to be an ace in ... most of them got clobbered--
nice read RT : Angels/Rangers on Sunday Night Baseball. Yu Darvish back on the mound (cont)
MT : Folks at say Uptons are first bros IN MLB HISTORY to hit game-tying and walk-off HR in same inning
John Beilein is 0-9 vs. Syracuse as a head coach (0-2 at Richmond, 0-6 at West Virginia, 0-1 at Michigan), via .
Louisville is 2-0 all-time (1980,1986) in National Championship games. (via )
Wow. Chris Davis is 1st player with a HR and 3+ RBI in 4 straight games at any point in season since Bill Dickey in 1937.
Of course he is! RT : Chris Davis is 4th player in MLB history to hit a HR in each of his team's 1st 4 games.
Thanks to Jeremy Lundblad from , more dunk data: Nuggets have 141 alley-oops as of Friday AM. As do Lob City Clips. 141-all!
yep-------> RT : Trey Burke joins T.J. Ford (2003) as the only underclassman guards to win the Wooden Award
Now on MLB player pages- click "hot zones and you'll see something interactive like what we have for Bryce Harper
M's beat A's 2-0.. That's 7 straight Opening Day wins for the Mariners and 9 straight Opening Day losses for the Athletics
I'd recommend a follow of , who does great research for Baseball Tonight and other parts of ESPN.
From : CC Sabathia's average fastball velocity was down by 2.4 mph from last season's opening day, from 92.1 to 89.7 mph.
RT Duke: 15-3 all-time in Elite 8. L'ville: 9-3. Winning %s (.833 and .750) trail only UCLA (.857) for best ever (min 10 gms)
For the confused
FG 61... No percent sign.
Here is the breakdown.
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Syracuse Defense in the tourney (4 games)
TO forced 67
Opp FG 61