Researchers took a detailed look at 17 years of training records for Norway's Marit Bjørgen.
Skipping regular season games may have little effect on playoff performance and injury prevention.
Both Tour de France racers and recreational cyclists can improve performance by riding hardest into the wind.
The numbers suggest that teams tend to both punt and kick field goals too often.
Tonight's MLB draft gives new bonus structure a second at-bat.
At Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, presenters frequently need to convince others that their conclusions were valid.
Usually, sports drafts are exercises in talent evaluation. This year, the MLB draft is more complicated.
Drafting is not always a matter of taking the best player available, which is where strategy comes in.