Time to Tank: The Historically Bad Buffalo Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres are a horrible hockey team. It’s not like anyone expected them to be good. Trading valuable players over the last year (see Ryan Miller, Thomas Vanek) for future assets and a lack of pursuit of top free agents shows the Sabres’ organizational embrace of a full rebuild. The team is developing a … More Time to Tank: The Historically Bad Buffalo Sabres

Does Peyton Manning Perform Worse in the Playoffs?

The ongoing debate about the best quarterback of all time becomes complicated when people mention Dan Marino or Brett Favre, men whose playoff accomplishments did not match their regular season success. In our generation, two players sit high above the rest: Tom Brady, winner of three Super Bowls, and Peyton Manning, whose eleven playoff losses … More Does Peyton Manning Perform Worse in the Playoffs?

Destined for a Championship? How Even the Best Teams Must Overcome Statistical Chance

Throughout most of the NBA regular season and the beginning of the playoffs, there was very little question in the eyes of NBA experts and observers about which team was the large favorite to win the NBA championship. The Miami Heat were pretty much assured to repeat. With their Game 7 championship victory, the Heat … More Destined for a Championship? How Even the Best Teams Must Overcome Statistical Chance