Welcome to the Vumero Sports 5-Point Play, where we select 5 interesting articles per week from the world of Sports Analytics and Technology!
With more than 11 million comments made from January through October, /r/nba is the third most active subreddit, trailing only /r/AskReddit and /r/politics. FiveThirtyEight dissect activity based on user team allegiance. Read Full Article
With the continued advancements of all professional sports, the question has to be asked where technology belongs and doesn’t belong in sports such as tennis. Read Full Article
Imagine, the former NBA commissioner says, if virtual and augmented reality could allow TV viewers to switch camera vantage points at will, so that we’re suddenly hanging out next to a quarterback as linemen close in. David Stern is looking to new technology to develop the fan viewing experience. Read Full Article
A few hundreds yards from the practice field of FC Barcelona’s first team sits a nondescript, medium-sized office. Inside, executives are trying to craft the future of soccer, building on an innovation strategy they hope will impact not just Barça, but the entire sport. Read Full Article
The 3-point shot has become more and more popular in today’s NBA. This season, the average NBA team shoots roughly 31 3-point attempts, about two more than last season and a whopping 13 more than the 2009-10 season. In some ways, it has taken over the sport. But has it destroyed it? Read Full Article
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