Stats

3.5.17

This 'Smart Condom' Will Track Your Sex Stats if That's Something You Want

The new wearable can apparently keep track of the speed of thrusts, number of positions used, and even calories burned, because that's what we all need, right?

10.24.16

How the Front-Office Analyst Took Over the NBA

NBA teams employ way more analysts today than they did even a few years ago, and the teams that got on the train early have benefited. We know—we ran the numbers.

10.18.16

Inside Yahoo's Fantasy Sports Mission Control on NFL Game Day

We spent the opening NFL Sunday inside Yahoo Fantasy Sports headquarters with the engineers who make sure that everything runs smoothly and updates constantly.

7.7.16

What It Takes to Build An Advanced Hockey Stats Site

We talked to one of the founders of the now-defunct War on Ice, as well as Manny Perry of Corsica Hockey, about the behind-the-scenes efforts that went into getting their sites off the ground.

4.25.16

Inside the Bad Business of Baseball Stadiums

The spending of Major League Baseball teams isn't reasonable, at the preseason scale or even for the big league games. But if you're being reasonable about sports, you're doing it wrong.

9.16.15

Science Says YouTube Is Growing Faster Than All Other Music Streaming Platforms Combined

More than 76 billion music video streams were delivered in the first half of 2015.

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7.8.15

PREMIERE: STATS Spreads Its "Human Butt" and Lets the Math-Rock Riffage Fly

Listen to the Brooklyn metallists’ new rager about gruesome sports injuries.

5.18.15

Why Big Businesses Are So Concerned with Quantifying Our Emotions

A chat with William Davies, author of "The Happiness Industry," a book that looks at why governments, media companies, and marketeers have an increasing interest in our wellbeing.

5.11.15

How Did Everyone Get the UK Election So Wrong?

The public, the media, and the pollsters all talked themselves into believing a lie.

11.10.14

Listen to Stats' Remix of La Roux's "Cruel Sexuality"

La Roux's guitarist Stats, who also happens to be in an art rock band called… Stats, gives her tune a sick makeover.