February 27, 2011
A sports stat is born
It used to be that playing, coaching, and scouting experiences were the prerequisites for a high-powered career in pro sports. But today, the game is increasingly about working with the data, and a growing group of Hub-based number crunchers is making inroads -- and waves -- in the business.
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