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Fall 2021 CDS 290 Game and Sports Analytics Course

Interested in Sports? Interested in Sports Analytics?

Who is the greatest Greatest of All Time (GOAT)? Which sport do they come from?
• Did performance enhancing drugs help Barry Bonds? Roger Clemens?
• Has Patrick Mahomes II outperformed, Tom Brady? Peyton Manning? Johnny Unitas? Who is Johnny Unitas, anyway?
• Are the Ethiopians faster marathon runners than the Kenyans?
• Is there such a thing as a clutch performer? In the regular season? In the playoffs?
• What is the relationship between player salaries and winning championships?
How can we use data and analytics to answer these questions? Where can we get the data to perform these analyses? Learn how to answer these and many other sports questions in CDS 290.

CDS 290 Game and Sports Analytics Course Booklet